Not Your Sidekick (Sidekick Squad #1) – C. B. Lee

4.5* - Jess Tran is a normal teenager (insofar as teenagers can be normal). She’s not a genius like her younger brother nor does she have superpowers like her parents and older sister. She’s average. In order to prove her worth, at least to herself, she applies for an internship at Monroe Industries. Much to … Continue reading Not Your Sidekick (Sidekick Squad #1) – C. B. Lee

Remember Me, Synthetica – K. Aten

When you’re a genius who wakes up after a six-month coma without a lot of your memories, including sensory amnesia, you’re allowed to feel a bit lost in your own world. And so is the reader K. Aten drops deep at the heart of the matter right from the first page. I won’t say more … Continue reading Remember Me, Synthetica – K. Aten

Behind the Sun, Above the Moon: A Non-Binary Science Fiction & Fantasy Anthology

4.5* - I am not a huge short stories reader. I often feel that by the time I’m into the story, it’s over. Seeing J. S. Fields’ name on the cover of this anthology however made me want to give it a try. I loved the Ardulum series so much, I wanted more of their … Continue reading Behind the Sun, Above the Moon: A Non-Binary Science Fiction & Fantasy Anthology

Starfall Ranch – California Dawes

3.5* Money won’t solve all your problems, especially when the money is your parents', not yours, and they’re the ones creating the problems. To escape her parents’ insane plan of having her inseminated with a mix of their own DNA to create the perfect child, Thisbe Vandergoss applies as a mail-order bride under an assumed … Continue reading Starfall Ranch – California Dawes

The Sovereign of Psiere (Mystery of the Makers #1) – K. Aten

I’d read so many raving reviews that maybe I was expecting too much. This is a very good book but it didn’t wow me. I really enjoyed the story once I managed to get into it. That took some time but for the best reason: the world-building is excellent and I had to get used … Continue reading The Sovereign of Psiere (Mystery of the Makers #1) – K. Aten

Ardulum Trilogy – J. S. Fields & Lynn Norris (narrator)

I read this trilogy a few months ago and absolutely loved it, from the world-building to the multi-layered characters to the complex storylines. I’m happy to say the audiobooks are even better. I’m in awe of the narrator’s ability to give life to so many different characters and so many species. I couldn't wait to … Continue reading Ardulum Trilogy – J. S. Fields & Lynn Norris (narrator)