Book Review

Sedition (Children of Erikkson #1) by E.M. Wright

She was created for more than slavery; she was built for rebellion.In an alternate Victorian England, clockwork cyborgs provide the primary source of labor for the upper class. Known as biomatons, they are property by law and have been manipulated and mind-controlled into subservience.Taryn Roft, a 17-year-old girl, attending classes at Grafton's School of Mechanicks… Continue reading Sedition (Children of Erikkson #1) by E.M. Wright

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A Test of Courage (Star Wars Disney Canon Junior Novel) by Justina Ireland

Vernestra Rwoh is a new Jedi Knight at age sixteen, but her first real assignment feels an awful lot like babysitting. She's been charged with supervising twelve-year old aspiring inventor Avon Starros on a cruiser headed to the dedication of a wondrous new space station called Starlight Beacon.But soon into their journey, bombs go off… Continue reading A Test of Courage (Star Wars Disney Canon Junior Novel) by Justina Ireland

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The Gatekeeper of Pericael by Hayley Reese Chow

Twelve-year-old Porter would much rather spend his weekends playing soccer than channeling spirits in the parallel universe of Pericael. Unfortunately for him, Porter's family has guarded the gate between Earth and monster-filled Pericael for generations, so he's not getting out of Gatekeeper lessons anytime soon.But some after-school activities are more dangerous than others.When a soul… Continue reading The Gatekeeper of Pericael by Hayley Reese Chow

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Light of the Jedi (Star Wars: The High Republic) by Charles Soule

Two hundred years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, in the era of the glorious High Republic, the noble and wise Jedi Knights must face a frightening threat to themselves, the galaxy, and the Force itself....From Book Sleeve:It is a golden age. Intrepid hyperspace scouts expand the reach of the Republic to… Continue reading Light of the Jedi (Star Wars: The High Republic) by Charles Soule

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The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

Ex special-forces commander Jacobi Slate is drawn into a downward spiraling vortex of fear and doubt while investigating a brutal murder that's been committed by an old friend. As evidence mounts that someone else might be pulling strings from the shadows, Jacobi struggles to understand a developing connection to his own past, which is quickly… Continue reading The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

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Crystal Shadows, Gripping New Blood by R.J. Parker

Sarah Field lives alone with her dad, a teacher at her school. The two of them share a close bond and, unusually, both have the same birthday, which they also share with Sarah's grandfather, who died when Sarah was small. Sarah knows very little about her grandfather, and her dad insists on keeping it that… Continue reading Crystal Shadows, Gripping New Blood by R.J. Parker

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

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All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn't a primary concern.On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed… Continue reading All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

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These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1) by Chloe Gong

The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.A blood feud between two gangs runs the streets red, leaving the city helpless in the grip of chaos. At the heart of it all is eighteen-year-old Juliette Cai, a former flapper who has returned to assume her role as the proud heir of… Continue reading These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1) by Chloe Gong

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The Butcher’s Daughter (The Queen’s Privateer #1) by Mark M. McMillin

In an age ruled by iron men, in a world of new discovery and Spanish gold, a young Irishwoman named Mary rises from the ashes of her broken childhood with ships and men-at-arms under her command. She and her loyal crew prowl the Caribbean and prosper in the New World for a time until the… Continue reading The Butcher’s Daughter (The Queen’s Privateer #1) by Mark M. McMillin