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Wool Omnibus Edition by Hugh Howey

Five short stories are combined into one phenomenal package in the Omnibus Edition of Hugh Howey’s best-selling Wool series. From the very first chapter I was hooked. The premise is fascinating: humans live in a silo which has been built … Continue reading

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The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

Overall I would give this novel three and a half stars, maybe three and three quarters. It’s well written, entertaining and, conceptually, a very interesting story. I loved the idea of multiple Earths and the whole premise of stepping from … Continue reading

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A Different Blue by Amy Harmon

I was looking for something a bit outside my typical to-read list and what I discovered was A Different Blue by Amy Harmon, which I believe has spent two weeks now on the New York Times bestseller list. The blurb … Continue reading

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Finding Meara by Lara Schiffbauer

Lara Schiffbauer’s debut novel is a perfect summer read for fantasy fans. The story starts out strong with riveting action and keeps getting better from there. Hazel, a very real main character who is easy to relate to, is abducted … Continue reading

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Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown

I have been looking forward to reading Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown for some time now. I love mermaid stories and I was especially intrigued by the idea of merpeople in Lake Superior (being from Michigan and all). Overall … Continue reading

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Chimera by T.C. McCarthy

Chimera, the third and final story in T.C. McCarthy’s Subterrene War trilogy, is definitely my favorite of the three novels. I found Stan Resnick, a.k.a. “Bug”, to be the most intriguing of the three different main characters in the series. … Continue reading

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The Burn Zone by James K. Decker

The Burn Zone is an intense science-fiction thriller set in the futuristic city of Hangfei. Sam, her friend Vamp, and the haan called Nix take you on a roller coaster ride that suddenly drops out from under you in the … Continue reading

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Mind of My Mind by Octavia Butler

Riveting is the best way to describe this story. An immortal being named Doro has dedicated his life to breeding active telepaths with the dream of creating one who could build him an empire. When his daughter becomes the powerful … Continue reading

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Element Zero by James Knapp

Element Zero is the heart-thumping conclusion to one of the smartest science fiction trilogies I’ve read in a long time. Two things that I loved about the Revivor series (beginning with State of Decay, followed by The Silent Army) are … Continue reading

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Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Poison study was a fast paced and really fun fantasy read. I loved the main character, Yelena, who is given a second chance in life- sort of. Instead of hanging for her crimes, she becomes the palace food taster; a … Continue reading

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