Tag: science fiction

Review: Time Salvager, Wesley Chu

Review: Time Salvager, Wesley Chu

James is a Chronman, sent back in time from the twenty-sixth century to salvage resources for the declining human population. Earth is a toxic wasteland, but there are still tribe-like populations scraping existence out of the land. When James breaks one of the cardinal Time Laws by bringing someone else… Read more »

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Podcast Episode #29: Travels in Time

Podcast Episode #29: Travels in Time

  Welcome to the twenty-ninth episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. This episode is part of a series where we talk about YA books in a certain genre. This week we talk about books involving Time Travel – some of our favourites and some that… Read more »

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Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Review: Lifespan of Starlight, Thalia Kalkipsakis

Scout is an illegal living in Melbourne in 2084. She has no ID chip implanted to make her a citizen, but she and her mum get by on one set of rations and Scout’s hacking abilities to get by. Everything changes when Scout witnesses something amazing in Footscray Park –… Read more »

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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: 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: 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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Review: The Mime Order, Samantha Shannon

Review: The Mime Order, Samantha Shannon

Click here and listen to a clip from the audio book edition, from audible.com! The Mime Order is the second book in the series that started with The Bone Season. I’ve tried to avoid spoilers for the first one but you might like to read my review of that book instead…. Read more »

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