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ARTEMIS by Andy Weir – Review #RRSciFiMonth

ARTEMIS by Andy Weir – Review #RRSciFiMonth
Posted November 17, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Another winner for Andy Weir, full of his trademark irreverent humor, non-stop action, and fascinating science. Like many other readers, I was a little scared to read Weir’s follow up to The Martian, which earned five enthusiastic stars from me a few years ago. By now you’ve probably read a bunch of reviews […]

SPLICED by Jon McGoran – Review

SPLICED by Jon McGoran – Review
Posted October 30, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 5 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A super fun read with a cool concept, well drawn characters, and some social commentary for those who like depth with their action. This might be the quickest I have ever read a book! I got through Spliced in just over a twenty-four hour time period, mostly because I stayed home sick from […]

THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman – Review

THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman – Review
Posted October 9, 2017 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 9 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Luminous and magical, The Rules of Magic is Alice Hoffman at her best. Today everything smelled earthy, the rich scent of mulch and decaying leaves and roots. It was an ending and a beginning, for the month itself was like a gate. October began as a golden hour and ended with Samhain, the […]

THE UPLOADED by Ferrett Steinmetz – Review

THE UPLOADED by Ferrett Steinmetz – Review
Posted August 29, 2017 by Tammy in 3 stars, Reviews / 11 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A fast-paced, frantic glimpse into the future that left me more puzzled than exhilarated, The Uploaded is one wild ride. Little Venice’s streets were hip-deep in spillover from the Atlantic Ocean, a thick muck choked with the Bubbler’s stink and liquefied corpses and rotting seaweed–a dead town that swallowed bodies and vomited out […]

TRUTHERS by Geoffrey Girard – Review

TRUTHERS by Geoffrey Girard – Review
Posted July 20, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 16 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A fun, fast-paced thriller about the conspiracy theories behind 9/11, this contemporary YA will give teens (and adults!) plenty to think about. I don’t usually read YA thrillers, but when Geoffrey Girard asks you to read his book, you do! I have to admit I don’t know much about conspiracy theories—although my sixteen […]

SPOONBENDERS by Daryl Gregory – Review

SPOONBENDERS by Daryl Gregory – Review
Posted June 26, 2017 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 8 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A big, bold and hysterically funny multi-generational family drama, with psychics and con men, and plenty of unexpected heart. It was true that he was unusually nostalgic for a kid, though what he pined for was a time before he was born. He was haunted by the feeling that he’d missed the big […]

GEEK ACTUALLY (Episodes 1-4) – Review

GEEK ACTUALLY (Episodes 1-4) – Review
Posted June 22, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 8 Comments

Big thanks to Wunderkind PR and Serial Box for the chance to review this hysterically funny and geeky series! When I was first pitched Geek Actually, the latest from the innovative folks at Serial Box, I was a little hesitant. After all, the covers scream “Contemporary chick lit!” which is definitely not my thing. But […]