Category: Science Fiction

Review: The Heart of the Alchemist by Penny Wells

Posted October 11, 2017 by Minx
Review: The Heart of the Alchemist by Penny Wells

For the last three years Katie had wallowed in her misery after her break-up with the man she thought she would spend forever with. Although she knew that she was in a downward spiral she just couldn’t seem to care enough to do anything about it. I think she had untreated depression, honestly. When her ex suddenly showed up at her place of business, it was the catalyst that she […]


Review: Interpretation by Dylan Callens

Posted October 4, 2017 by Minx
Review: Interpretation by Dylan Callens

What a mind trip! Interpretation is one of those stories that just makes you think and maybe double check that what you think is real still feels the same. I just cannot imagine the scenario that is put forth in this story, it is oddly fascinating but at the same time horrific to consider. Carl Winston is an everyday person who starts to experience oddities that impact him physically. He […]


Review: Gatekeepers by Sam Ferguson

Posted September 25, 2017 by Minx
Review: Gatekeepers by Sam Ferguson

Gatekeepers is the type of read that when you pick it up you find yourself caught up in the excitement until the end. I love reads that have creatures from other planets or dimensions and this story certainly delivered. Joshua Mills has had a rough go of things lately. After he was acquitted of patricide, had lost his wife and child to divorce, and was finally released from prison, all Joshua […]


Review: Veiled Planet by Teagan Kearney

Posted September 14, 2017 by Minx
Review: Veiled Planet by Teagan Kearney

I absolutely love stories that are set in the future and on other worlds. In Veiled Planet, a space exploration vessel had been mapping the outer arm of the Eucleides galaxy and had come across a planet that met the threshold criteria for habitation. This planet, designated XL3198, had a species of hominids that lived in the northern continent of the planet. It was with this species, the Marut, that […]


Review: ReWired by S.R. Johannes with Giveaway

Posted September 1, 2017 by Minx
Review: ReWired by S.R. Johannes with Giveaway

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.***   Review: From the start of ReWired you are sucked into a cyber world where the stakes are high. Ada Lovelace’s character is truly a teen divided. Since the loss of her best friend she has withdrawn more into her alter ego, Dark Angel. When an anonymous tip lands her in deep trouble she ends up at ReBoot, […]


Review: Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

Posted August 30, 2017 by Minx
Review: Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

In the near future space exploration has hit an all-time high and a large conglomerate has done something that no one else has before. Known as NASA’s dark little shadow, Babel Communications has successfully found a habitable planet referred to as Eden. Not only is this planet habitable but it is also populated by an alien species referred to as the Adamites. What draws the attention of this company though […]


TS901: Anomaly by Stacey Rourke & Tish Thawer with Giveaway

Posted August 4, 2017 by Minx
TS901: Anomaly by Stacey Rourke & Tish Thawer with Giveaway

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: TS901 was a chemical introduced to the water supply that was supposed to help humanity and it did for most of the population. There were a select few humans that were negatively impacted. These humans had DNA that when combined with the TS901 chemical turned them into mutants, now known as a “Maly.” Whereas an ordinary person […]


The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

Posted August 1, 2017 by Minx
The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

The Dark Net is about the “what if’s” regarding the internet. What if the internet could be utilized for truly evil purposes and possession? What if there was a demonic select that had a location on Earth, specifically Portland, that they used for their ritualistic reasons? What if they were tired of the status quo and hatched a plan for worldwide domination? If you ever considered any of those questions, […]


Blog Tour Review: Legacy Strain by Taylor Brooke with Giveaway

Posted July 7, 2017 by Minx
Blog Tour Review: Legacy Strain by Taylor Brooke with Giveaway

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: Legacy Strain is the third book in the Isolation series and it is the finale to the series. Author Taylor Brooke did a great job of including enough information that I was able to understand what had happened in the previous stories without having to have read those books. I will say though to really appreciate the […]


The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

Posted July 6, 2017 by Minx
The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

I always dig any book where the story is set on another planet or in outer space. In this book, I have all that plus the planets are terraformed and colonized by humans who would rather have the hardships than be ruled by tyranny. The rest of society, the elite, all live on space stations built with all their needs in mind. Everything they need is cultivate or simulated. Ohh, […]


Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson with Giveaway

Posted June 18, 2017 by Minx
Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson with Giveaway

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: Scandal is set in a futuristic society where there are houses of power who run the show. Imagine if trust fund babies could use their scandals and accomplishments to manipulate the outcomes of Wall Street. In this story, using Social Capital the characters are able to influence fans in a set of strategic moves. This results in […]


Edge of the Future by Andria Stone

Posted June 13, 2017 by Minx
Edge of the Future by Andria Stone

What drew my interest to Edge of the Future was that it was military science fiction, a debut, and a new author! I am always on the lookout for a good sci-fi read and this book looked just right 😊. Once I started reading it what really got my blood pumping was that it has cyborgs, medical nano-technology that is able to heal just about every sickness and injury, hi-tech […]


Blog Tour Review: When Planets Fall by Abby J. Reed

Posted June 1, 2017 by Minx
Blog Tour Review: When Planets Fall by Abby J. Reed

 ***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: I devoured When Planets Fall! This was such a good science fiction series starter. It had just the right elements of futuristic technology, alien lifeforms, space travel, and the underdog losing it all in order to gain everything. I just loved this story! There was even a little bite of romance but it is short lived. This […]


I Want Superpowers by Steven Bereznai

Posted May 26, 2017 by Minx
I Want Superpowers by Steven Bereznai

I Want Superpowers is a wonder of a story! It was so much more than I ever imagined when I sat down to read this novel. Set in a dystopian society where the inhabitants are truly divided via the “Have, Have-Nots” rule, except in this case it is regarding genetics. Once the society lived as a whole until their children started being born with special abilities, referred to as manifestations. […]


The Gate Guardian’s Daughter by K.T. Munson

Posted May 19, 2017 by Minx
The Gate Guardian’s Daughter by K.T. Munson

This might be a short-story but there is a lot of “story” packed into these twenty-six pages! The Gate Guardian’s Daughter is a prequel for Author K.T. Munson’s upcoming series, The Gate Trilogy. The first book in this trilogy is titled The Sixth Gate and it is scheduled to come out this summer! At the start of this story we are introduced to Elisabeth, a young girl who is growing […]


Review: Qorth by Ash Gray

Posted April 13, 2017 by Minx
Review: Qorth by Ash Gray

This story, Qorth, is set in a post-apocalyptic world. Cameron lives in Yuma. Which is one of the two spots on Earth that survived the flood that wiped out most of humanity. Imagine it, 95% of the world is covered by water and Cameron is stuck in a desert. Talk about rough times. Not only is weather and access to resources a factor, there are biker gangs and outlaws that […]


Wanted and Wired by Vivien Jackson

Posted March 14, 2017 by Minx
Wanted and Wired by Vivien Jackson

This book is everything the synopsis promised and more. It was perfect for me! I love science fiction and the idea of technologically enhanced super humans just hits all my yes buttons. This book is exactly what I would find on the Syfy channel—well maybe waaay late night Syfy channel. It has quite the sexy times throughout the story. So not really “prime time” material but entirely enjoyable to read. […]


Pulse: The Trial by R.A. Crawford

Posted February 23, 2017 by Minx
Pulse: The Trial by R.A. Crawford

PULSE (Planetary Union of Life-form Salvation and Emancipation) is an intergalactic empire that was created to maintain the PULSE laws and fight for freedom for all female life-forms. The females are trained from all over the galaxy to explore new worlds and rescue any females in need. More pointedly this story surrounds what it takes to become a soldier of PULSE. Females are brought to train at the tender age […]


The Pruxnae Series by Lucy Varna

Posted January 16, 2017 by Minx
The Pruxnae Series by Lucy Varna

I came across this series this past summer and found it to be fascinating! Currently there are four books in this series and since I have read them all I decided to do a post that had all four books with a mini-review of each. Thief of Hearts Book (The Pruxnae #2) On the eve of her appointment to the ranks of the elite Queen’s Guard, Alna Lomig bumps into […]


The Last Day of Captain Lincoln by EXO Books

Posted November 28, 2016 by Minx
The Last Day of Captain Lincoln by EXO Books

I enjoyed this book! I was able to get my sci-fy geek on but there was also a deeper thematic significance that revolves around death. This is set in space aboard a ship that is run by the most advanced sentient supercomputer to have ever existed in their galaxy (oh hells yeah!!). The society set up on the ship is close to a utopian society. They exist on a nutritionally […]