Plague Land by Alex Scarrow (Book Review)

YA Post-Apocalyptic ◆ Imagine a plague that wants to do more than just kill you… Leon and his younger sister, Grace, have recently moved to London from New York and are struggling to settle into their new school when rumors of an unidentified plague in Africa begin to fill the news. Within a week, the virus hits London. The siblings witness people turning to liquid before their eyes, and they run for their lives. A month after touching Earth's atmosphere, the virus has wiped out most of the population. Desperate to stay alive, Leon and Grace are reluctantly taken in by a tight-knit group of survivors. But as they struggle to win their trust, the siblings realize that the virus isn't their only enemy, and survival is just the first step…

All These Monsters by Amy Tintera (Book Review)

Book Blurb:Seventeen-year-old Clara is ready to fight back. Fight back against her abusive father, fight back against the only life she’s ever known, and most of all, fight back against scrabs, the earth-dwelling monsters that are currently ravaging the world. So when an opportunity arises for Clara to join an international monster-fighting squad, she jumps... Continue Reading →

Providence by Max Barry (Book Review)

Book Blurb: From the ingenious author of Jennifer Government and Lexicon: a brilliant work of science fiction that tells the intimate tale of four people facing their most desperate hour—alone, together, at the edge of the universe. The video changed everything. Before that, we could believe that we were safe. Special. Chosen. We thought the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Spaceship Next Door by Gene Doucette

Three years ago, a spaceship landed in an open field in the quiet mill town of Sorrow Falls, Massachusetts. It never opened its doors, and for all that time, the townspeople have wondered why the ship landed there, and what—or who—could be inside...

Alien Bounty Hunter #1 by Adrian Wassel (Graphic Novel Review)

Ben Madsen is a bounty hunter. Yeah…he knows how that sounds. But Ben likes his job—until the bondsman convinces him to take a bounty he doesn’t want, to get the kind of paycheck he needs. When

Tea Tuesday #7: Eid, Edelweiss and Life Goals

Life this week Eid this year fell on the weekend. It's the 1 to 3-day festival Muslims celebrate after a month of intermittent fasting. Usually, my family doesn't celebrate it with much fanfare as it's just us but this year we decided we'd put more emphasis on celebrating it, while still keeping it casual. Originally,... Continue Reading →

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