The Sandcastle Empire | book review

The Sandcastle Empire | book review

Before---Eden's life was simple. Easy. She had wealthy parents, amazing best friends, and a comfortable lifestyle. After---Everyone Eden loves is dead. The Wolfpack controls the world now. Resources are scarce, and the formerly wealthy people, like Eden, are no longer living comfortably. Thanks to the Wolves, they live their lives as slaves, starving and fearful of being . . .

Dark Matter | book review

Dark Matter | book review

Jason Dessen may not have won the Pavia prize for achievements in physical science like his buddy Ryan did, but he's got a good life---a happy marriage, a teenage son, a teaching job at a local university. Sure, he wonders what his life would have been like if, instead of settling down, he'd continued his . . .

Obsidio | book review

Obsidio | book review

It all comes to this. Many have made it this far, but many have not. And it's up to a handful of teenagers to end this war once and for all. Aboard the Mao, Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik are safe for the moment, but they know it's a fleeting one. With Jump Station Heimdall destroyed, their only chance of survival is . . .

Gemina | book review

Gemina | book review

Gemina, though it focuses on new characters, begins just minutes after Illuminae concludes. If you recall, the characters from the first book are aboard science vessel Hypatia and are headed towards Jump Station Heimdall after narrowly escaping total destruction for about the fifth time. Unfortunately, Heimdall is in just as much trouble: BeiTech---the organization ...

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | book review

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | book review

While walking home from work at 3AM, April May encounters a giant, robot-like sculpture in the middle of a sidewalk in New York. Thinking it's cool and quirky, April calls her best friend Andy, and together they made a YouTube video, naming the sculpture 'Carl.' By morning, Carls have been discovered all over the world. Being the first to find ...