In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern. On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface […]Lire la suite de "**** All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells"
Webster is a bundle of nerves headed into his first day of high school, but whatever academic and social horrors he feared are nothing compared to what’s in store for him as he stumbles into an unsanctioned, street-level spelling bee! And this ain’t no staged production, either – letters fly like jump kicks and the […]Lire la suite de "**** BUZZ! by Ananth Panagariya, Tess Stone"
IN SPACE EVERYONE CAN HEAR YOU SING A century ago, the Sentience Wars tore the galaxy apart and nearly ended the entire concept of intelligent space-faring life. In the aftermath, a curious tradition was invented-something to cheer up everyone who was left and bring the shattered worlds together in the spirit of peace, unity, and […]Lire la suite de "****Space Opera by Catherynne Valente"
Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood, which defines us. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships. She serves in the household of the Commander and his wife, and under the new social order she has only one purpose: once […]Lire la suite de "****The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel by Renée Nault, Margaret Atwood"
Emma Crewe doesn’t care for books, but has the power to literally be lost in one.When Emma lands in another world following a library fire, she discovers she’s a Namesake — one with the power to open portals to other worlds via the power of their name: strange, fantasy, and fairy-tale lands we know thanks […]Lire la suite de "**** Namesake, by Isabelle Melançon and Megan Lavey-Heaton"
As our story begins, we meet Bethany, a drifter with a hero complex who finds herself in the town of Llyne in search of someone in need. She finds her mission in the name of Emory Van Craggan, a fifteen-year-old boy who went missing while fetching supplies for his family from an adjacent village. Despite […]Lire la suite de "**** Songs for the Dead #1 and #2"
A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . . CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she finds herself at the centre […]Lire la suite de "**** Cinder, by Marissa Meyer"