Category Archives: Science Fiction

BriefINK Review: NEW! ‘The Memory Hit’ by Carla Spradbery #BookBirthday

What if you find a book to be engrossing, well-written and gripping…but something was missing? The Memory Hit is exactly this. There’s much to captivate and draw you in, from the boy/girl twins, children of a notorious underworld figure,... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Review: ‘Sweet’ by Emmy Laybourne #BookBirthday

Who doesn’t crave the easy way out? What if you could take a substance that would make you lose an incredible amount of weight in a short amount of time…all without having to eat like a rabbit? Laurel should never have come on this... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard

I really overdosed on the dystopia, my dears. I am so tired of the masses who nod like zebras doing what they’re told until some unwilling teen anti-hero is forced to do something about it. Bleak, depressing, sometimes crazy worlds are run by... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Review: ‘Material Girls’ by Elaine Dimopoulos #BookBirthday

Did you ever think that the garment industry could be the setting for a dystopian world? Well, hold on to your trend checkers…because it works. The title is not only a clever take on what garments are made of, it also refers to the materiality... Read More | Share it now!

Some Old Friends, Some New

Nice to see you! It’s been a while, though throughout the last month or so, I have been reading so much. I went through a period where I really, really wanted to re-read many of my old books. When my husband and I lived overseas, many years ago,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Obsidian’ by Jennifer L. Armentrout #COYER

Girl’s dad dies. Three years later, Mom uproots the two of them from Florida to…West Virginia? Girl, aka Katy, is not happy. She doesn’t even realize that there are two teens her age living next door until her mom mentions it. Even... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘These Broken Stars’ by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner #COYER

Tarver Merendson is an eighteen-year-old major who is being celebrated by the rich and famous for his exploits in battle. He’s definitely not from this side of the tracks, but he’s the latest interest-du-jour of those who have never had to... Read More | Share it now!

Free Verse Re. My Hatred of the Ending of ‘Allegiant’ by Veronica Roth

While cleaning up the ol’ Goodreads shelves, I saw that this book was still in my “Read But Not Reviewed” folder. So it has taken me a while, but here it is. BEWARE: MAJOR SPOILER AHEAD. I don’t usually review the end books in... Read More | Share it now!

Do You Like Your Spies…Historical?

Completely by happenstance, it seems that I have disappeared into a wormhole that has taken me back to times, both real and imaginary, where female spies rule. This niche of YA fiction has really been a delight to discover. I do hope that other authors... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: Five Title Round-Up Review

Unhinged by A. G. Howard Briefly: Volume 2 of the Splintered series, Unhinged is a continuation of the Alice in Wonderland-inspired story of Alyssa Gardner and her link to an unusual family and world. Defeating the Red Queen was over, and Alyssa wants... Read More | Share it now!