Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield by Ann Hood

When their parents go through a divorce, 12 year old twins Maisie and Felix Robbins are forced to move from NYC to Rhode Island, and their lives feel bleak. To Read more...

Posted by on November 14, 2017

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Jason is a college physics professor with a wife, and a 15 year old son. "Are you happy with your life" are the last words he hears before he wakes up Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Walkaway by Cory Doctorow

If you like technology and realistic sci-fi cut with a healthy dose of political awareness, Cory Doctorow’s Walkaway will be one of the best books you’ll read all year. When Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Gyo: Complete Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito

The horror of this seinen manga begins when Tadashi, a young Japanese man, and Kaori, his girlfriend with an ultra-sensitive nose, begin to smell the creeping stench of death as Read more...

Posted by on August 9, 2017

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Wade Watts lives in “the stacks”, a trailer park where homes are stacked one atop another in high-rise slums. Set in the near-future where an energy crisis has rendered the Read more...

Posted by on July 19, 2017

The Unbelievable Gwenpool Volume 1: Believe It by Chris Hastings

What if you suddenly found yourself in the Marvel Comic Universe? Gwen Poole, a normal, comic-book-loving girl from our universe found herself in just such a predicament. So what’s a Read more...

Posted by on July 18, 2017

The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier

The monster apocalypse has begun in 13-year old Jack Sullivan’s town, and he is holed up in his tricked-out treehouse, protected by a moat and catapults. He’s resourceful and has Read more...

Posted by on July 13, 2017

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller

Falling prey once again to the DC comics bug after seeing Wonder Woman, I picked up Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. Opening with a Bruce Wayne seemingly at the end Read more...

Posted by on June 26, 2017

Antboy by Ask Hasselbalch

Antboy is given his powers when bitten by a genetically modified ant which gives him ant-like abilities. His nemesis is the Flee, an evil scientist who must drinks blood to power Read more...

Posted by on May 19, 2017

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Dystopias and grimdark grittiness got you down? The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is the cozy-yet-farflung, hopeful antidote to gloomy (science) fiction. Rosemary Harper is the latest addition Read more...

Posted by on May 15, 2017

The Iron Ship by K. M. McKinley

The Kressind siblings are quite the bunch. Engineer Trassan is building the world’s first iron ship, powered by both magic and technology, in order to reach the southern icelands, excavate an Read more...

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Dark matter is a fast-paced scifi thriller that riffs on the idea of multiple universes, exploring the unknown territory of choices not made and roads not taken. In this world, Read more...

Posted by on March 20, 2017

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

Wedding science fiction with literary fiction in a post-WWI setting, The Arrival of Missives is a unique and enjoyable coming of age story. Shirley Fearn is seventeen and has it Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2017

Replica by Lauren Oliver

Perspective is everything in Lauren Oliver's new dystopian novel, where there are two sides to the story--literally. The book is written from two perspectives, and in the format of a Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2017

Company Town by Madeline Ashby

New Arcadia is a city in transition. Perched atop a ruined oil rig in the Atlantic, the city has just been acquired by the wealthy industrialist Zacharias Lynch, who plans Read more...

Posted by on December 20, 2016