Whimsify's June theme was Squad Goals. This sounded like a good theme to try them out on, plus I may have peeked at people's guesses of what the book was, and I wanted it. Sooo yeah. I got it. The book that was included was: Life L1k3! Summary from Goodreads: On a floating junkyard beneath … Continue reading Unboxing: Whimsify June 2018
Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Rating: stars Published: 3/13/18 Genre: Fiction, Sci-fi, YA Read: 3/18/18 Summary from Goodreads: Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, … Continue reading Book Review: Obsidio
Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault. Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family...
This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.