Tag Archive | science fiction

Book Review: Champion by Marie Lu

Series: Legend (#3) Shelved: Young adult fiction (dystopia) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Hive More: Goodreads Published: 5th November 2013 Publisher: Putnam Juvenile/Penguin Books Pages: 368 Champion is the third book in the Legend trilogy, so you might not want to continue reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. I first found out about […]

Book Review: More Than This by Patrick Ness

Shelved: Young adult fiction (science fiction, contemporary, mystery, horror… !) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Hive More: Goodreads I am likely not alone when I say that More Than This was one of my most anticipated novels of this year. I co-hosted #readchaos in preparation, but actually, as it turns out, I wasn’t prepared at all. More […]

Book Review: Fearsome Dreamer by Laure Eve

Series: Fearsome Dreamer (#1) Shelved: Young adult fiction (fantasy, science fiction) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Hive More: Goodreads Vela Rue is a dedicated young hedgewitch-in-training, living in the Angle Tarr (extra points if you understand the etymology of the name!) countryside, always wishing for something more. White is a boy who lives in the technologically advanced […]

Book Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Series: The 5th Wave (#1) Shelved: Young adult fiction (science fiction, post-apocalyptic) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads I have been feeling a bit overwhelmed when it comes to YA science fiction, in particularly post-apocalyptic and dystopian novels, over the past year or so. There is just so many of them! And they […]

Book Review: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

Shelved: Adult fiction (classic, science fiction, post-apocalyptic) Challenge: Classics Challenge – #3 Rating: ★★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads I chose The Day of the Triffids to be my third classic book of the year because I knew that John Wyndham’s books were cult classics within the science fiction genre. The Day of the […]

Book Review: Genus by Jonathan Trigell

Shelved: Adult fiction (science fiction, dystopia) Rating: ★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Genus appealed to me because it’s set in futuristic dystopian London, specifically in King’s Cross – now known simply as The Kross. Many of you may associate King’s Cross with Harry Potter and The Hogwarts Express, but The Kross is anything […]

Book Review: Prodigy by Marie Lu

Series: Legend (#2) Shelved: Young adult fiction (dystopia) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Prodigy is the second book in the Legend trilogy, so I advise you not to keep reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. Revenge. Retribution. Vengeance. Rebellious thoughts are running through the mind of fifteen-year-old June […]

Book Review: Requiem by Lauren Oliver

Series: Delirium (#3) Shelved: Young adult fiction (dystopia) Rating: ★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Requiem is the third book in the Delirium trilogy, so I advise you not to keep reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. Back in early 2011, Delirium became one of my favourite novels, and I […]

Book Review: Fuse by Julianna Baggott

Series: Pure (#2) Shelved: Adult fiction (science fiction, dystopia, post-apocalyptic) Rating: ★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Fuse is the second book in the Pure trilogy, so you may not want to keep reading if you’ve not read the first book, although this review does not contain spoilers about either book. Outside the Dome, […]

Book Review: Vortex by Julie Cross

Series: Tempest (#2) Shelved: Young adult fiction (science fiction) Rating: ★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Vortex is the second book in the Tempest trilogy, so I advise you not to keep reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. Jackson Meyer has thrown himself into his role as an agent for […]

Book Review: Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner

Shelved: Young adult (science fiction) Rating: ★★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads When his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, Standish Treadwell realises that it is up to him, his grandfather and a small band of rebels to confront and defeat the ever-present oppressive forces of the Motherland. Narrated against the backdrop of […]

Book Review: Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans

Series: Memory Chronicles (#1) Shelved: Young adult (science fiction, fantasy) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Level 2 is a futuristic novel set in the blinding white afterlife. Felicia Ward is suspended forever in Level 2, an intangible space and a type of purgatory, constantly replaying memories from when she was eighteen-years-old and alive […]

Book Review: Unwholly by Neal Shusterman

Series: Unwind (#2) Shelved: Young adult (science fiction, dystopia) Rating: ★★★★ Buy: The Book Depository More: Goodreads Unwholly is the second book in the Unwind series, so you might not want to keep reading this review if you’ve not read the first book. Unwholly, for me, was one of the most highly anticipated sequels of […]

Book Review: Rage Within by Jeyn Roberts

Pub. Date: Aug 2012 (UK) Sept 2012 (US) Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books (UK) Simon & Schuster (US) Series: Dark Inside #2 Readership: Young adult Genres: Post-apocalyptic Rating: ★★★★ Buy: Paperback More: Goodreads Rage Within is the second book in the Dark Inside series, so you might not want to keep reading this review if you’ve […]

Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Published: 4th August 2008 (1953) Publisher: Harper Voyager Pages: 192 Readership: Adult fiction Genres: Science fiction, dystopia Challenge: Classics Challenge – #7 Rating: ★★★★★ Buy: Paperback More: Goodreads Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires. And he enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he […]

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