Sci-Fi romance

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The Stars We Steal

Persuasion meets The 100 in Alexa Donne’s The Stars We Steal. Earth is a frozen wasteland. What’s left of humanity circles the planet in a flotilla of spaceships, waiting for it to thaw, but as on earth, rank and wealth still mean a great deal. The descendants of those who had money and powe ...

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So Wild a Dream

Reading Beautiful Wreck in 2014, I was blown away by Larissa Brown’s dreamlike writing style and the romance within. When I read the first part of the follow-up in 2016, I enjoyed the story but wasn’t left with that lovely breathless feeling I craved. Luckily, while I wasn’t floating weightles ...

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To See the Sun

I don't read many sci-fi romances - which is odd considering to generally like sci-fi movies and TV shows - but I was prompted to pick up To See the Sun becasue I really enjoyed Kelly Jensen's recent This Time Forever series, a trilogy of novels in which a group of men in their late forties finally ...

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The Rift: Uprising

I'm not sure why I decided I needed to start another YA series, but something about The Rift: Uprising caught my attention. It was a slow start, and the end result was not terrible, though I doubt I would have finished it if I hadn’t been reading it for review. The book opens with Ryn, a teenag ...

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So Wild a Dream

Two years ago, I declared Larissa Brown’s Beautiful Wreck was one of the Best Books of 2014. Last year, we raved about her novella, Tress. And I was so excited to read So Wild A Dream, set in the same world as Beautiful Wreck, that when I got the chance to review it, I was literally breathless. Ma ...

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Beautiful Wreck

First things first - don’t judge this book by its cover. From the official cover, I was expecting something a bit childish - definitely with Vikings, but still childish. This is the author’s first work, after all, and it’s unusual to read a first romance that fully moves the reader. Well, cons ...

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The Miles Vorkosigan Series

Miles Vorkosigan is an adventurer and a spy, a slightly crazy con artist, a quick-thinker and a fast-talker. He is a military genius with a gift for personnel and a miraculous talent for pulling rabbits out of hats at the last possible moment. His personality is so compelling that it almost makes pe ...