Review of The Mountain by Makynzie Watkins

The MountainThe Mountain by Makynzie Watkins was published on January 31st 2018 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd and is a science fiction fantasy. The tale follows the story of the main character, Princess Lailee who resides in the Kingdom of Kortland. Although Lailee is royalty, she is rejected by her peers, as her unusually tall height frightens them and her long, luscious, locks are the envy of other girls. The only friend that Lailee finds solace in is her magical purple horse, Uki, who has pink hair and wings. This all changes one day when Lailee ventures to the other side of the forbidden mountain and discovers more than she could have ever imagined.

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All Systems Down by Sam Boush – Review

All Systems Down (The Cyber War, #1)All Systems Down  by Sam Boush was published on  February 8th,  2018 by Lakewater Press and is a post apocalyptic science fiction thriller. Pak Han-Yong’s day is here. An elite hacker with Unit 101 of the North Korean military, he’s labored for years to launch Project Sonnimne: a series of deadly viruses set to cripple Imperialist infrastructure. And with one tap of his keyboard, the rewards are immediate. Brendan Chogan isn’t a hero. He’s an out-of-work parking enforcement officer and one-time collegiate boxer trying to support his wife and children. But now there’s a foreign enemy on the shore, a blackout that extends across America, and an unseen menace targeting him. Continue reading

Tool of War: Ship Breaker Book #3 by Paolo Bacigalupi – Review

Tool of War (Ship Breaker, #3)Tool of War: Ship Breaker Book #3 by Paolo Bacigalupi was published on October 10th, 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Synopsis: This third book in a major series by a bestselling science fiction author, Printz Award winner, and National Book Award finalist is the gripping story of the most provocative character from his acclaimed novels Ship Breaker and The Drowned Cities. Continue reading

Uncanny by Sarah Fine – Review

UncannyUncanny by Sarah Fine was published on October 3rd, 2017 by Skyscape and is a young adult science fiction novel. Synopsis: Two sisters. One death. No memories. Cora should remember every detail about the night her stepsister, Hannah, fell down a flight of stairs to her death, especially since her Cerepin—a sophisticated brain-computer interface—may have recorded each horrifying moment. But when she awakens after that night, her memories gone, Cora is left with only questions—and dread of what the answers might mean. Continue reading