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    We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

    Rating: 4 / 5 starsFormat: PaperbackPublished: 19th June 2014Amazon | Goodreads Rosemary doesn’t talk very much, and about certain things she’s silent. She had a sister, Fern, her whirlwind other half, who vanished from her life in circumstances she wishes she could forget. And it’s been ten years since she last saw her beloved older brother Lowell. Now at college, Rosemary starts to see that she can’t go forward without going back, back to the time when, aged five, she was sent away from home to her grandparents and returned to find Fern gone. *Warning: this review contains spoilers* This book is fantastic however it is best going in knowing…

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    Review | Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

    Rating: 5 / 5 starsFormat: ebookPublished: 21st May 2015Amazon | Goodreads SUMMARY What would happen if the world were ending? When a catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb, it triggers a feverish race against the inevitable. An ambitious plan is devised to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere. But unforeseen dangers threaten the intrepid pioneers… MY THOUGHTS ON SEVENEVES This is the first Neal Stephenson book I actually liked, though it did take me a while to get into it. I think I fell in love around the 40% mark and read the remaining 500 pages in the space of 3 days. In fact…

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    Review | Reawakened by Colleen Houck

    Rating: 2 / 5 starsFormat: PaperbackPublished: 13th August 2015Amazon | Goodreads SUMMARY When seventeen-year-old Lilliana Young enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art one morning during spring break, the last thing she expects to find is a live Egyptian prince with godlike powers, who has been reawakened after a thousand years of mummification. And she really can’t imagine being chosen to aid him in an epic quest that will lead them across the globe. But fate has taken hold of Lily, and she, along with her sun prince, Amon, must travel to the Valley of the Kings, raise his brothers, and stop an evil, shape-shifting god named Seth from taking over…

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    The Long Way To A Small, Angry Planet

    Rating: 5 / 5 starsFormat: HardbackPublished: 13th August 2015Amazon | Goodreads SUMMARY Somewhere within our crowded sky, a crew of wormhole builders hops from planet to planet, on their way to the job of a lifetime. To the galaxy at large, humanity is a minor species, and one patched-up construction vessel is a mere speck on the starchart. This is an everyday sort of ship, just trying to get from here to there. But all voyages leave their mark, and even the most ordinary of people have stories worth telling. A young Martian woman, hoping the vastness of space will put some distance between herself and the life she‘s left…

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    Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald

    Rating: 5 / 5 starsFormat: ebookPublished: 17th September 2015Amazon | Goodreads SUMMARY The scions of a falling house must navigate a world of corporate warfare to maintain their family’s status in the Moon’s vicious political atmosphere. The Moon wants to kill you. Maybe it will kill you when the per diem for your allotted food, water, and air runs out, just before you hit paydirt. Maybe it will kill you when you are trapped between the reigning corporations-the Five Dragons-in a foolish gamble against a futuristic feudal society. On the Moon, you must fight for every inch you want to gain. And that is just what Adriana Corta did. As…