Genre: Science Fiction

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Review: The Infinite Sea, Rick Yancey

Review: The Infinite Sea, Rick Yancey

– An exciting and heart-breaking continuation of the alien invasion story started in The 5th Wave. The Others launched their attack on Earth, wiping out most of the human population in just a few days. Now, the survivors are scattered and in hiding, except for a few military locations. Cassie,… Read more »

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Review: An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir

Review: An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir

– A very compelling story in a harsh but interesting world. I just found the level of violence a bit high, especially towards children. There has been a lot of hype surrounding the release of this book, so I was very excited to read it. Unfortunately, I didn’t enjoy it as… Read more »

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Review: The Cracks in the Kingdom, Jaclyn Moriarty

Review: The Cracks in the Kingdom, Jaclyn Moriarty

– A quirky but brilliant roller-coaster ride of magic, science and friendship. I love this series! Please note: This is my review for the second book in the Colours of Madeleine series and so contains spoilers for the first. You might like to read my review for the first book,… Read more »

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Review and Giveaway: The Vagrant, Peter Newman

Review and Giveaway: The Vagrant, Peter Newman

I’m giving away a paperback copy of The Vagrant to an Australian resident (sorry internationals!). You can enter using the rafflecopter form below. A man, travelling across the land with a singing sword, a goat and a newborn baby. Sounds like an interesting story, right? I’ll admit, I was drawn… Read more »

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Review: Bitroux: The Metalsmith, Jordan Harcourt-Hughes

Review: Bitroux: The Metalsmith, Jordan Harcourt-Hughes

Merouac is overseeing the construction of one of the railway lines being built across the continent, and building metal trinkets in his time off. He has just started looking after his young niece, Evra, after her mother died. Merouac thinks he might be losing it when he begins to see… Read more »

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Review: Aurora: Pegasus, Amanda Bridgeman

Review: Aurora: Pegasus, Amanda Bridgeman

Please note: Aurora: Pegasus is the second book in this series so this review contains spoilers for the first book. You may prefer to read my review for Aurora: Darwin instead. Captain Saul Harris and the rest of the crew from the Aurora are enjoying some much needed time off… Read more »

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Review: Doctor Who: Revolutions of Terror

Review: Doctor Who: Revolutions of Terror

Please note: The purchase links above will not work, but you can order a copy of this collected hardback of issues 1-5 from Forbidden Planet. I’m not usually a big reader of comic books but I saw this one at the library and thought I’d give it a go. How… Read more »

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Review: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, Kirsty Murray

Review: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, Kirsty Murray

Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean is a collection of short, speculative stories written and illustrated by Australian and Indian authors. Some are collaborations, while others were written independently. There are several stories that use pictures but most are in the usual short story format. Some of the Aussie authors… Read more »

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Review: Onyx Javelin, Steve Wheeler

Review: Onyx Javelin, Steve Wheeler

The crew of the Basalt are celebrities throughout the Human Sphere of Existence, made famous by their adventures over the years and glamourised by the Games Board, who broadcast to the masses. As the Basalt‘s crew continue their investigations into the Urchin creatures, a Games Board sanctioned conflict between two… Read more »

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