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Category: Science Fiction

Science Fiction

Strange Weather

I found Joe Hill’s collection of four novellas rather depressing, and I’m not sure I would have chosen to read them right now if I’d have known that. I’ve been spending time lately curating my social media in a way that I’m not exposed to…

5 Star, Science Fiction

The Real-Town Murders

Adam Roberts’ books are definitely for those people who want extra layers in the stories they read. On the surface, The Real-Town Murders is a locked room mystery, albeit in a future setting, but it’s also about how governments seek to control and manipulate their…

Science Fiction

Shattered Minds

Shattered Minds is set in the same universe as False Hearts and can be read as a standalone. Whilst this review is spoiler free please bear in mind that Shattered Minds does contain some spoilers for False Hearts, so if you want to read both,…

Science Fiction

The Power

I saw The Power on so many best-of lists last year and with its inclusion in the Women’s Prize shortlist, I bumped it up my TBR. The premise is that girls have evolved to give off electrical shocks and they pass this on to older…

Science Fiction

Hold Back the Stars

Carys and Max only have 90 minutes of air left. Left floating in space after an accident, the couple only have each other to hold onto. The world below them rejected their love for each other and now they are alone in space, with their…

Science Fiction


When they started hearing the voices, chaos ensued. People turned against their friends and families, then turned on themselves. Not everyone hears them, but Pilgrim does and he’s found an uneasy truce with the voice in his head. Him and Voice get by on their…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Dark Made Dawn

Dark Made Dawn is the concluding book in the Australia trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. The star of a less than truthful book about the girl who fell to earth, Chan is now working for the police alongside…