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Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
3.80
Lessons learned :
Never trust history.
Never trust doctors.
Never trust scientists.
Never trust technology.
Never trust blanket medication.

Overall my exper...more
Sep 26, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
 
Starters (Starters, #1)
3.93
Super strong opening chapters with a premise similar to TV’s Dollhouse which although interesting, threw up more questions than answers.

Starters shine...more
Feb 16, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
 
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
3.92
You must turn off your brain and ask no questions when reading this book. It’s a requirement to enjoy it. I failed miserably. It may be readable but I...more
Feb 09, 2011
Dec 09, 2010
 
Touched by an Alien (Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #1)
3.77
A mash-up of "Men In Black" and "Ghostbusters" with a central "McGyver" character. Intriguing premise. The sex scenes were steamy and the humour somet...more
Oct 23, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1)
3.86
Damn this seductively beautiful book cover. *sigh*

Confused and worried about the yo-yo ratings given this by my friends, I was hoping my experience wo...more
Sep 24, 2012
May 20, 2012
 
Cloned and Curious
3.22
"You want to film me fucking myself."

Man is lured into participating in a super-secret medical trial. Man is unknowingly cloned, pumped with viagra an...more
Feb 08, 2014
Feb 16, 2014
 
Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles, #2)
4.32
Wolf seduced me. I freely admit it. I love shifter romances, and although he's not strictly a shifter, Wolf does possess wolf DNA. His personality and...more
Apr 09, 2013
May 27, 2012
 
Revived
3.81
Revived committed suicide early on, but somehow it was saved. It was... Revived. Dun, dun, dun.

The Science. Oh dear god, the science!

"Revive" is a dru...more
Aug 09, 2012
Apr 29, 2012
 
Lust After Death
3.61
There's nothing like a bit of necrophilia in the morning.

Our RoboZombies (the zombies are actually referred to as 'steins', as in Frankenstein)don't...more
Jan 13, 2014
Dec 05, 2012
 
Virals
3.90
Refreshingly nerdy. This is The Big Bang Theory crossed with Bones (TV series based on Reich’s books). Nerdilicious.

Reichs does not talk down to her...more
Oct 10, 2011
Apr 08, 2011
 
C791 (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, #1)
3.74
Man, this book has qualities I wish Cinder had. Not that Cinder was bad, I just found it difficult to fully understand what it meant to be cyborg just...more
May 31, 2012
May 03, 2012
 
Silent Blade (Kinsmen, #1)
3.98
My first thought upon finishing was "Wow, that was damn good!".

Silent Blade may fall into the romance category but it is far from soppy. It's futurist...more
Dec 08, 2009
Dec 07, 2009
 
Awaken Me Darkly (Alien Huntress, #1)
3.90
Awaken Me Darkly is set in the future when different species of aliens are openly living amongst humans. Mia is part of a law enforcement group that s...more
Jan 24, 2010
Jan 23, 2010
 
Connecting Flight (Turbulence, #4)
3.78
Bow-chicka-wow-wow . They got it on! Scully gave Mulder (view spoiler). :D

In this installment we discover the consequences o...more
Sep 18, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
 
Deadly Pursuit (Blood Hunter, #2)
4.05
Firefly with a paranormal twist. Better than Break Out, Deadly Pursuit continues from where BO we left off.

Al, the small teenage boy, turns out to be...more
Dec 05, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
3.89
Dark Life, The Little Mermaid in reverse.

Whether you believe climate change is man-made or not is immaterial, the point is it exists inside this book....more
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
 
Tiger of Talmare (Frontiers of Love, #1)
3.33
Okay, perhaps I'm overly sensitive but this should've been novel-sized instead of a novella. Maybe then I would've enjoyed this more because 1) the in...more
Jan 15, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Alien Mate (Alien Mate, #1)
3.58
Raise your hand if you iron your underwear? No one? Diana does. She's a little plumper than your average gal so her undies contain little more fabric...more
Jul 07, 2011
Oct 28, 2010
 
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.09
3.5 stars.

What I appreciated:
Solid writing
The political dilemmas
A heroine with brains and skills
The natural (i.e. unforced) romance
It's Firefly/Sereni...more
May 27, 2012
Dec 02, 2011
 
Dusk Conspiracy (Werelove, #1)
3.82
Someone pass me a knife, I need to add a number to the body count...No? Okay. Maybe later.

My experience with this is one of enjoyment despite my homi...more
Feb 14, 2011
Aug 05, 2010
 
B785 (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, #3)
3.98

Sheldon & Amy in The Big Bang Theory

This scene says it all. Sheldon is the cyborg Einstein (formerly IQ221) disconnected from emotion, socially...more
Feb 25, 2014
May 01, 2013
 
Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, #1)
4.14
Love the cover of this edition but when I opened it up to the first page, my heart dropped. The small font combined with almost non-existent line spac...more
Aug 21, 2010
Oct 01, 2009
 
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
3.78
I have a feeling Grimspace deserved more stars than I gave it but I don't read sci-fi, I watch it so this was a completely new experience for me.

It t...more
Jul 06, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
Inside Out (Insider, #1)
3.84
As a lover of Snyder's Study series I thought I'd instantly take to this one with the same kind of enthusiasm, and although I didn't that's not to say...more
Jul 17, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
Genesis
3.81
Holy fucking shit, Batman! Holy fucking shit! *SPLAT!* My brain has exploded. I am blown away by the awesomeness of this little book.

Firstly, I owe a...more
Nov 18, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
 
The Sparrow (The Returned, #0.6)
3.73
*Cross-posted on BookLikes and Wordpress.

The Sparrow is a huge improvement over its predecessor The First. Whereas The First serves as an introductio...more
Sep 09, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
 
F814 (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, #2)
4.02
F814's past is extremely well-written. The 5-star torture scenes are eerily reminiscent of Captain Jean Luc Picard's "There are four lights!" (YouTube...more
Sep 17, 2012
May 31, 2012
 
The First (The Returned, #0.5)
3.53
*Cross-posted on BookLikes and Wordpress.

Realistic portrayals of the bureaucratic response to an unexplainable event and the emotional turmoil experi...more
Sep 06, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
 
Ultraviolet (Ultraviolet, #1)
3.80
Speechless. I'm utterly, utterly speechless.

Words, words, where are the words? How can I describe this?

Amazing. Awe-inspiring. Heart-achingly beautifu...more
Sep 27, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Questing Beast
3.40
Weirdly this made more sense to me after I'd read it. It's so short but it's more complicated than I expected. I didn't get the terminology as I was r...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
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