Genre: Science Fiction

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Review: LIFEL1K3, Jay Kristoff

Review: LIFEL1K3, Jay Kristoff

In a post-apocalyptic USA, Eve lives with her grandfather in a world devastated by earthquakes and nuclear war. After Eve, her best friend Lemon Fresh and their robotic companions Cricket and Kaiser find a strange realistic-looking android known as a lifelike, they are forced to leave on a fast-paced mission… Read more »

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Review: Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Review: Scythe, Neal Shusterman

In 2042, humans stopped counting the years, because once you can live forever, the passage of years becomes less important. Computational power became infinite, and the Thunderhead (a new, improved cloud) took over all aspects of human knowledge. Suddenly, death had been conquered, but to ensure the population could never… Read more »

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Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Unearthed is the first in a new series from Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman, authors of the Starbound Trilogy as well as other bestsellers. If you loved These Broken Stars, then there’s a good chance you’ll also enjoy Unearthed. The story is told from two points of view: Amelia (or… Read more »

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Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Emily Suvada’s debut novel, This Mortal Coil, is set in a terrifying future where a destructive plague threatens the human race. In this future, cybertechnology has progressed so far that everyone is implanted with a bud in their arm at birth, which grows into a neural network controlled with a… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #56 – The Handmaid’s Tale

Podcast Episode #56 – The Handmaid’s Tale

Welcome to the fifty-sixth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni. In this episode, we discuss The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (spoiler-free!) and the TV series adaptation. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, reading and listening to recently (A Monster Calls, Game of… Read more »

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Review: Eclipse the Flame, Ingrid Seymour

Review: Eclipse the Flame, Ingrid Seymour

In Ingrid Seymour’s first novel, Ignite the Shadows, Marci Guerrero finds herself deep within the world of the Eklyptors, alien parasites bent on taking over the human race. She joins up with the secret organisation, IgNiTe, to learn more about her own paranormal abilities and to resist the Eklyptors’ plans…. Read more »

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Review: Gemina, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Review: Gemina, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

The second book in the Illuminae files series, Gemina, is finally here! This excellent sci-fi series continues, told in epistolary format via official documents and chat logs. Gemina is a parallel story to Illuminae, showing what was happening at Jump Station Heimdall immediately after the incident at Kerenza. A task force… Read more »

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Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Marci is a high school student by day and hacker by night, but from a young age, she has had strange attacks from her ‘shadows’. When she discovers the group IgNiTe, they explain that she’s not alone with these attacks, and that the shadows are in fact an insidious threat from a… Read more »

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Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Two hundred years into the future, humans are the only animal life left on Earth. There are still creatures, though – strange mechanical insects and birds that have evolved over the years from man-made designs. This book contains incredibly detailed pictures and descriptions of these Mechanica, as described by Miss Liberty… Read more »

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