(A monthly wrap up with a twist.)
P.S: I think I am finally over my reading & blogging slump, so more reviews and journal entries will be posted very soon.
“Will I be a terrible person for feeling joy again? Custom says I should be sad. Sad for a long time. But I am tired, so tired of falling in neat lines, and staying inside boundaries that have been defined by everyone but myself. “
“The blood, refusing to completely disappear, begging me to tell the story. To unearth the secrets and tell the truth.”
“A moment in time isn’t a static point in space. It is infinite if you look close enough.”
Cyclo, the first and largest biological ship of its kind, is dying. A small crew of mercenaries have handed over the rights to their life to document the death of the ship, but the abandoned ship is anything but abandoned―one girl has been left behind.
Hana has known nothing but the isolation of a single room and the secret that has kept her there for seventeen years. When she meets Fennec, the boy assigned to watch her, she realizes that there is a world she has yet to experience but she is doomed to never meet.
When crew members begin mysteriously dying, Hana and Fenn realize that they are racing against the death of the ship to find a way to survive―unless someone kills them even before Hana’s truly had a chance to live.
Lydia Kang has spun a very unique Sci-Fi thriller that dwells on one’s troubling cogitations, and showcases brilliancy when it comes to worldbuilding.
Read my Review here!
“You don’t just throw stuff like that away because it’s been abandoned!”
“Say those things. Don’t leave one word unsaid, one word forgotten.”
Teenager Leila’s life is full of challenges. From bouncing around the foster care system to living with seasonal affective disorder, she’s never had an easy road. Leila keeps herself busy with her passion for environmental advocacy, monitoring the Urban Ecovists message board and joining a local environmental club with her best friend Sarika. And now that Leila has finally been adopted, she dares to hope her life will improve.
But the voices in Leila’s head are growing louder by the day. Ignoring them isn’t working anymore. Something calls out to her from the grove at Fairmount Park.
Eric Smith has weaved a heartfelt Urban Fantasy that explores environmental activism, acceptance, family, and friendship!
Read my review here!