Genre: Science Fiction

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May 09
Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres

Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres

Reviews 6 ★★★★½

Wow. Just ... wow.

Peacemaker is an exciting and creative narrative that skilfully combines elements of westerns, science fiction, fantasy and crime to create one of the most engaging books you'll read this year.

The book is set in a future Australia unlike any other I've read: one where overpopulation has created a mega-city spanning the entire east coast and Australia's desert is the only natural landscape left. It has been preserved as a national park, and Virgin Jackson is the senior park ranger. Moreover, the natural park has been turned into 'Wild-West' themed tourist attraction, where folk can roam...

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Apr 09
Stung by Bethany Wiggins

Stung by Bethany Wiggins

Reviews 1 ★★★★

I was expecting yet another run-of-the-mill dystopian book but what I got was something so well crafted and believable that I can’t wait to dive into the second book as soon as I can.

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Mar 18
Cress by Marissa Meyer

Cress by Marissa Meyer

Reviews 4 ★★★★★

Cress was my guilty-pleasure read this weekend. I ignored all the backed up review books (being the horrible person that I am), and snuggled down with it. As with the other two books, I found it really hard to put down Cress and go about my normal life – everything…

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Mar 05
Erased by Jennifer Rush

Erased by Jennifer Rush

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I think Erased is a perfect sequel. Everything I loved about Altered is present in full-force in this novel, with a few bits of extra awesomeness thrown in for good measure! I have always loved how mature and focussed the protagonist, Anna, is. She didn’t get caught up her relationship…

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Feb 25
Eleven by James Phelan

Eleven by James Phelan

Reviews 0 ★★½

We continue our adventures with Sam and the rest of the Dreamers in Eleven, the third book in The Last Thirteen series. Sam is a Dreamer – he has true dreams and is prophesied to save the world from unimaginable horror with twelve other true dreamers, who are all 15-16…

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Feb 14
Interview with Kasie West

Interview with Kasie West

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Oh this interview is going to be awesome!! So I was contacted a while ago and asked hey, are you interested in interviewing Kasie West?!! Of course I was!! And here it is 🙂 West’s newest release, Split Second, is the sequel to Pivot Point and follows Addie after the…

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Feb 04
Twelve by James Phelan

Twelve by James Phelan

Reviews 0 ★★★

Sam is one of the Last Thirteen – exceptionally talented Dreamers who are prophesied to save the world. Thirteen ended with Sam locked in battle with Solaris, who doesn’t want the prophesy to come about, and Twelve picks up at exactly the same moment. Whereas the earlier book was primarily…

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Jan 24
Empress of the Sun by Ian McDonald

Empress of the Sun by Ian McDonald

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I love adventuring with Everett Singh and the crew of the Everness, so I’ve been looking forward to Empress of the Sun for a while now, and I’m happy to report that I really enjoyed it! The danger is increasing, and Ian McDonald is skilfully expanding the world and the…

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Jan 23
Split Second by Kasie West

Split Second by Kasie West

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

West has followed up her incredible début Pivot Point with a thrilling sequel in Split Second, which picks up a few weeks after Addie makes her life-changing decision to stay with her mother instead of leaving the Compound where all paranormally gifted people live, hidden from the Norms. A recap:…

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