84K by Claire North

Title: 84K Series: No Author(s): Claire North Publisher: Orbit Format: Paperback Release Date: May 22nd 2018 Pages: 496 Genre(s): Science Fiction ISBN13: 9780316316804 Claire North, also known under the names of Catherine Webb and Kate Griffin, brings us a brand-new dystopian sci-fi story with 84K. Although I’ve only known her for her huge success upon releasing…

The New World: Comics from Mauretania by Chris Reynolds

Title: The New World: Comics From Mauretania Stand-Alone: Yes Writer(s): Chris Reynolds Illustrator(s): Chris Reynolds Editor: Seth Publisher: New York Review Comics Format: Hardcover Paperback Release Date: May 1st 2018 Pages: 276 Genre(s): Comics, Science Fiction ISBN13: 9781681372389 This was nothing like anything I’ve ever read before. Released in bits and pieces since the mid-1980s, Chris…

The Oracle Year by Charles Soule

Title: The Oracle Year Series: No Author(s): Charles Soule Publisher: Harper Perrenial Format: ARC Release Date: April 3th 2018 Pages: 416 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9780062686633 You know that conflicted mental state where you wonder if what is to come is a pleasant surprise or a complete disappointment? Just imagine when one of your favourite singer…

The Promise of the Child by Tom Toner

Title: The Promise of the Child Series: The Amaranthine Spectrum #1 Author(s): Tom Toner Publisher: Night Shade Books Format: Paperback Release Date: October 11th 2016 Pages: 484 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9781597808552 It has been a long time since my mind was challenged this way. Debut novels are often riddled with characters who are easy to cling…

Borne by Jeff Vandermeer

Title: Borne Series: No Author(s): Jeff Vandermeer Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Format: Hardcover Original Release Date: April 25th 2017 Pages: 336 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9781443449120 Widely-known for his Southern Reach trilogy (including Annihilation, Authority and Acceptance), Jeff Vandermeer is an author that I have been meaning to check out for quite some time and Borne has…

The Boy on the Bridge by M.R. Carey

Title: The Boy on the Bridge Series: The Hungry Plague #2 Stand-alone: Yes Author(s): M.R. Carey Publisher: Orbit Format: Hardcover Original Release Date: May 2nd 2017 Pages: 392 Genre(s): Horror, Science Fiction ISBN13: 9780316300339 Previously in The Hungry Plague series: The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey (Book vs. Movie) “Things don’t end, after…

How Nyxia Made Me Cry

MY RATING : ★★★★★/5  Recommend for fans of : Illuminae and Ready Player One  I think the title is self-explanatory, plus, I just finished this book. I have so many things to say about it that’s why I decided to write my review RIGHT AWAY with fresh emotions you know. I’ve read a lot of mixed…

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” — Mary Shelley, Frankenstein     I guess it was about time that I finally took a dive into the very original story of one of the most famous monsters out there. Seeing the big green creature left and right around Halloween…

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

“Everything is true. Everything anybody has ever thought.” — Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?     What is life? Such a mundane question, right? Philip K. Dick doesn’t think so. He sure as hell didn’t think so when he wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. Although Blade Runner (1982) draws inspiration…

Provenance by Ann Leckie

“Oh, almighty powers, what had she just done?” — Ann Leckie, Provenance     All rise as bestselling author Ann Leckie enters the court with her new novel Provenance! After her greatly appreciated Imperial Radch trilogy, kicked things off with Ancillary Justice, the author brings us this brand new space opera story filled with politics for…

The Three Body Problem by Liu Cixin

MY RATING : ★★★★★/5  Honestly, if this wasn’t a book given me by a publisher, I wouldn’t review it for the world to see. I would’ve kept it to myself. I don’t know if I’m the only one in this but… I have those few VERY SUPER favourite books, so good, that mentioning it someone else…

Yesterday by Felicia Yap

“How do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday?” — Felicia Yap, Yesterday     The memories we have can play some sneaky tricks on us. Two individuals can remember completely different things about the same event. Based on their experience, their angle, their perspective and their intentions, everything can be seen differently….

The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov

“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.” — Isaac Asimov, Foundation     Mind games at their finest! In The Foundation Trilogy, comprised of Foundation (Book 1), Foundation and Empire (Book 2), and Second Foundation (Book 3), you’ll quickly find yourself in front of an author whose grasp on science-fiction is beyond belief. Far more idea-driven than…

Top Spring Books 2017 | Science – Fiction

Hi guys ! 🙂 The survey from the last Top Spring Books came out and the winner category is… SCI-FI !! I know that Bookstoge is happy gahha. Here are the scifi books that I would want to read this spring 🙂 I noticed that a lot of them are sequels as well, so I’ll…

I Dreamt of Trees by Gilles DeCruyenaere

My rating : ★★★ (3.5)☆☆ “Jason’s serenity was suddenly imbued with a dreamlike anxiety and panic, as hazy, nightmarish sensations flooded into his brain.” — Gilles DeCruyenaere, I Dreamt of Trees The story introduces us to Jason Crawford, a citizen who lives in a ship-like city. While the ship is at risk of having alien invasions, Jason…

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

“that is the secret of happiness and virtue – liking what you’ve got to do. All conditioning aims at that: making people like their unescapable social destiny.” — Aldous Huxley, Brave New World           Have you ever imagined that even the most perfect utopia imaginable couldn’t bring the happiness you truly desire? Aldous…

The SHIVA Syndrome by Alan Joshua

The SHIVA Syndrome : ★★★★☆ “People only see and know what they’re conditioned to accept. If it doesn’t fit that ‘reality’, it’s rejected.” – alan joshua, The Shiva syndrome Excellent storytelling and really funny ! A mix of thriller and hard science fiction at the same time. The suspense was on point. I am usually not…

The Light Side of the Moon by Elizabeth Guizzetti

“One Earth was a stark place too, but we’re building something that will change the destiny of generations.” – Elizabeth Guizzetti, The Light Side Of The Moon If you’re looking for a nice attempt to mix science fiction with reality, The Light of the Moon is for you. Set around 3062, idealists seek to create…

Animal Farm by George Orwell

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” – George Orwell, Animal Farm             Beauty comes in many forms. Never will its definition coincide from a mortal to another. It jumps at you when you least expect it. It steals your soul and leaves your wandering. How is it possible? What…