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Category: Science Fiction

Science Fiction

Wool

Whatever you do, don’t say you want to go outside. Holsten is the sheriff of a silo; an underground city keeping its inhabitants safe from the inhospitable outside world. Those living up top see the barren landscape only through the…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Katya’s World

Katya’s not yet 16 when she receives her apprenticeship to become a navigator on-board her uncle’s submarine, Pushkin’s Baby. On her first voyage as an adult, the Feds bring a prisoner on-board, demanding they change their course to suit his…

5 Star, Science Fiction

The Explorer

My crew died in bits and bobs, dribs and drabs, up here, with me. Cormac Easton is a journalist. A journalist left on a space-ship where his crew has died; all alone, contemplating the end. What happened isn’t really the…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Shift

“You might think you’re all master-of-your-own-destiny and whatever,” Aubrey said. “But really, you’re caught up in a huge game of Top Trumps.” Scott’s never been one to show off before so he’s not quite sure why he’s climbing a pylon…

Science Fiction

The Long Earth

Richmond West 10’s only bookseller exulted with every sale he made to the would-be pioneers who passed through here. Books, printed on paper, every one of them! Dead tree technology! Information that, if carefully stored, would last for millennia! And…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Earth Girl

They call her ape, nean, barely human or if they’re being polite, handicapped. In reality, Jarra simply has an immune system that can’t survive off-world. She is one in a thousand. When she was born she was shipped off to…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Ashes

Alex is hiking alone in Michigan when the electromagnetic pulse hits. Of course, she doesn’t know what it is. She’s too busy being annoyed with young Ellie and her grandfather when the pain strikes. She’s no stranger to pain, she’s…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Pandemonium

Pandemonium is the second book in Lauren Oliver’s Delirium trilogy and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the first book. You can read my review of Delirium here which will also explain a little more about the world. Last…