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Obsidian (Lux, #1)
4.26
2.5 stars altogether. *** There will be spoilers. But then I have surely been the last girl on the planet to read this book. So what? ***
”His gaze lin
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Jun 12, 2012
Nov 15, 2011
 
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
3.79
4.5 stars. The spaceship Goodspeed is on its 300 years long journey to an inhabitable planet, Centauri-Earth. On board are about hundred specialists a ...more
Jan 30, 2011
May 18, 2010
 
The Star Thief (Star Thief Chronicles, #1)
3.61
*** Abandoned around 48%. ***
He held himself like someone who'd spent his life in the military. And she knew what military men liked. “I didn't know y
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not set
Feb 22, 2014
 
Starglass
3.67
"But you know, Terra, if you didn't want to be botanist, maybe you should have drawn something besides trees."

*** This review contains mild spoilers.
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Jul 26, 2013
Dec 02, 2011
 
Burn Bright (Night Creatures, #1)
3.71
A scifi-in-space-fantasy-monsters-vampires-and-strange-creatures-good-and-evil-beastly-but-gorgeous-guy-drugs-and-blood-thriller featuring an innocent ...more
Jun 11, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 
Neptune's Tears
3.20
You are probably going to love Neptune's Tears, if you kind of liked Singing the Dogstar Blues by Alison Goodman, but wished ...

- that the young adul
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Apr 05, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
 
Silent Blade (Kinsmen, #1)
3.96
It started so promising, so very promising, tickling my appetite for graceful, ruthless assassins, outer space, old dynasties, artificially enhanced b ...more
May 2013
Feb 01, 2012
 
Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, #3)
4.15
"Don't you see? Those monsters you've been so worried about. Not aliens. People. The monsters have always been people."

What a thrilling ride to Centau
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Jul 03, 2013
Jun 29, 2012
 
Outside In (Insider, #2)
3.86
4.5 stars (= not as wonderful as Inside Out). Some things were pretty illogical, some things were hard to imagine and Snyder has this tendency to turn ...more
Mar 10, 2011
Jul 27, 2010
 
The Pearl Wars (Skyship Academy, #1)
3.69
2.5 stars. I have to admit that I didn't enjoy this much although I liked the setting and the idea. Partly to blame is my inability to like any member ...more
Sep 08, 2011
Feb 06, 2010
 
Glow (Sky Chasers, #1)
3.54
*** 2.5 stars *** The teens-alone-in-outer-space thriller was suspense-laden enough to make me go on reading until the very last cliffhanging page, bu ...more
Jul 08, 2013
Mar 21, 2011
 
Half Way Home
3.70
„I was a blastocyst, once. A mere jumble of cells clinging to one another. A fertilized egg. Of course, we were all in just such a state at some point ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
 
Into the Parallel (Parallelogram, #1)
3.91
Interesting. But, Robin, that kind of cliffhanger is really unforgivable - combined with the publication date of the sequel scheduled for August 2012* ...more
Aug 26, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
Sternenschimmer (Sternenschimmer, #1)
4.03
I am finally out of patience after 146 pages of actual reading and some half-hopeful page flipping - oh my, is that paper glossy and shiny; but I didn ...more
not set
Aug 10, 2011
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
*** Decided to let it go after 244 exhausting pages and the slowly forming wish that the buggers, whoever they were, got them all and ate the planet f ...more
not set
Sep 17, 2011
 
Singing the Dogstar Blues. Alison Goodman
3.70
Flappy-eared, double-nosed, telepathic aliens, music, danger, time-travel, friendship in unexpected places, searching for your roots, futuristic futur ...more
Nov 2011
Feb 10, 2010
 
Earth Girl (Earth Girl, #1)
3.75
** 2.5 stars ** A mixture of interesting ideas, a salute to the different, technical details overload and partly strange, partly prudish views on rela ...more
Sep 09, 2012
Dec 21, 2011
 
Smek for President!
4.06
Pretty much perfect.
Feb 13, 2015
May 30, 2014
 
Mothership
3.93
*** Read 153 pages and stopped *** Unfortunately it turned b-o-r-i-n-g fast - after a quirkily promising, sci-fi-chicklitty start.

Equally unfortunate
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not set
Jul 22, 2012
 
Academy 7
3.84
I liked the characters, I am contented with the the suspense factor and I love the space thing.
I badly missed a dose of romance, I would have loved mo
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Nov 13, 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
Cordelia's Honor (Vorkosigan Omnibus, #1)
4.35
I've almost finished the first of the two novels combined in this book. And I liked it, really. But It was quite bleak and I needed something to lift ...more
Nov 15, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
 
Mr. Wuffles!
4.00
The comic style and the illustrations are gorgeous. But I am not sure how old you have to be to be able to understand and enjoy the story. I guess you ...more
Dec 28, 2014
Nov 11, 2013
 
Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1)
3.77
The first chapters of Grimspage reminded me strongly of Serenity (the film) and there is a good story concealed somewhere, I am sure. I decided to pul ...more
not set
Oct 26, 2009
 
The Keeper of the Isis Light (Isis, #1)
3.86
Ahh. I found it. I read this book in German as a child and loved it. Maybe my first Science Fiction novel at all. But I forgot title and author.
Jan 1986
Mar 18, 2010
 
The Academy
3.77
*** 2.5 stars ***
Nov 19, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
 
A Million Suns (Across the Universe, #2)
4.07
3.5 stars.
Jun 27, 2012
Jan 31, 2011
 
The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
4.16
*** 4.5 stars ***
May 18, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
 
These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1)
3.96
None
not set
Feb 20, 2013
 
The True Meaning of Smekday (The Smek Smeries, #1)
4.13
None
Apr 16, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
 
Ultraviolet (Ultraviolet, #1)
3.80
None
Mar 18, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
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