Genre: Science Fiction

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Dec 05
And All the Stars by Andrea K. Höst

And All the Stars by Andrea K. Höst

Reviews 3 ★★★★★

Madeline Cost wakes up buried under concrete after the collapse of a train station (St. James for those who know). Mysterious spires have risen up out of the earth in 150 of the world's largest cities, spewing out a purplish-white dust that changes those who come into contact with it. It doesn't take long for the news to become global: Earth is the victim of an alien attack. Part ode to Sydney, part postapocalyptic novel (with aliens), And All the Stars gripped me from the first page, the first paragraph, and didn't let go until the wee hours of the morning after...

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Nov 22
Angel Arias by Marianne de Pierres

Angel Arias by Marianne de Pierres

Reviews 3 ★★★★★

Not many sequels surpass the original work, but Angel Arias achieves this gargantuan feat with relative ease: it’s just as eerie and beautiful as Burn Bright, but quickly becomes a darker and edgier tale – one that I thoroughly enjoyed. Naif’s growth is the most striking aspect of this book…

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Nov 14
Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres

Burn Bright by Marianne de Pierres

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Burn Bright offers a world of pleasure and partying where darkness reigns and mysterious creatures stalk in the night. In this unique setting we follow Retra, who has journeyed to Ixion to find her brother, on her incredible journey of discovery as she lets go of everything she knows and…

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Oct 23
Eve and Adam by Michael Grant & Katherine Applegate

Eve and Adam by Michael Grant & Katherine Applegate

Reviews 1 ★★★½

Date published: 1st October 2012 Publisher: Electric Monkey (Egmont UK Limited) Format: Paperback, 312 pages ISBN 13: 9781405265263 ISBN 10:  1405265264 Categories: YA Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review In the beginning, there was an apple. And then there was a car crash, a horrible, debilitating…

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Sep 18
Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell

Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell

Reviews 1

Midnight City is a strong, well paced and ultimately enjoyable debut novel that tells the story of a futuristic Earth after an alien invasion. The aliens have incapacitated the human population through a mysterious kind of mind control that only affects adults. Thus the only people outside alien control are…

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Sep 11
Shift by Kim Curran

Shift by Kim Curran

Reviews 1

Date published: 4th September 2012 Publisher: Strange Chemistry Format: Paperback, 416 pages Series: Shift, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781908844040 ISBN 10: 1908844043 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review When your average, 16-year old loser, Scott Tyler, meets the beautiful and mysterious Aubrey Jones, he learns…

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Aug 31
Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Reviews 1

Glow ended with Kieran’s worrying leadership methods and Waverly’s realisation that they have nothing in common anymore. Spark begins a month after and follows Waverly, Kieran and the rest of the children aboard the Empyrean as they race to catch up their sister-ship New Horizons and rescue their captive parents. The…

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Aug 20
Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

Date published: 14th August 2012 Publisher: Entangled Teen Format: Paperback, 366 pages Series: Lux, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9781620610114 ISBN 10: 1620610116 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) Source: bought Being connected to Daemon Black sucks… Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro…

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Aug 17
Insignia by S.J. Kincaid

Insignia by S.J. Kincaid

Reviews 2

Date published: 10th July 2012 Publisher: Five Mile Press (Hot Key Books) Format: Paperback, 446 pages Series: Insignia, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781471400001 ISBN 10: 147140000X Categories: YA Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) Source: provided by the publisher for review Challenge: 2012 Debut Author Challenge Fourteen-year-old Tom Raines looks set to go the same way…

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Aug 06
Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

Date published: 8th May 2012 Publisher: Entangled Teen Format: Paperback, 335 pages Series: Lux, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781620610077 ISBN 10: 1620610078 Categories: YA Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) Source: bought Starting over sucks. When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I’d pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and…

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Jul 06
Advent by James Treadwell

Advent by James Treadwell

Reviews 0

A copy of this book was provided for review by the publisher via NetGalley. A drowning, a magician’s curse, and a centuries-old secret. 1537. A man hurries through city streets in a gathering snowstorm, clutching a box in one hand. He is Johann Faust, the greatest magician of his age….

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