I read a lot of books this January and honestly started more than I wanted to. My reading habits are often a sign of how distracted I am so instead of a wrap-up I’m just going to talk about the top books and some runner-ups that are worth a mention and potentially a read!
So Cytonic (book 3 in the Skyward series) was my most anticipated book of the year… and I enjoyed Cytonic but a funny thing happened while reading it… I felt as though some of my excitement about being back in the world was lacking for the first time. And I think it might have had … More Cytonic: Did the Novellas Steal Some Excitement?
Ever since I watched this movie I’ve had a hard time remembering it’s name. Which probably says a lot about the film right there. I actually think the biggest problem with the movie is that it has the wrong lead. No offense to Hugh Jackman and company they were fine.
Directed By: Edgar Abramenko Honestly none of the funny. It’s more of a psychological drama- and rather interesting in a way I didn’t expect.
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars By: Christopher Paolini It would be just my luck to fall into an empty cavern of parasitic dust and these days I don’t think I’d even have to go to another world to do it.
Dune By: Frank Herbert An epic novel with a complicated mother figure? A space witch of sorts sold to a powerful Duke for breeding who falls madly in love with him and therefore screws up the breeding plans… Yeah I bet you can guess my favorite character.
Machine By: Elizabeth Bear After finishing this book I found myself a bit torn on the rating. I liked a lot of it. Liked the ideas but I also felt very cold overall and I think it comes down to the main character in the end.
The City We Became By: N.K. Jemisin New York is born in the form of 5 avatars to protect it and an other worldly villain appears in order to try and stop it… And I try to sort out some mixed feelings in order to try to write a review about it.
Axiom’s End By: Lindsay Ellis Once after a particularly bad Youtuber Sci-Fi debut I told myself never again. Never again will I read a book by a Youtuber without at least hearing the reviews first. Yet when Lindsay Ellis announced her book was getting published it immediately went on my TBR list. I jumped at … More Truth & Aliens In axiom’s end