Tag: Science Fiction

  • Sea of Tranquility

    Sea of Tranquility

    Title: Sea of Tranquility Author: Emily St. John Mandel Series: N/A Publication Date: April 5, 2022 Format: e-book Genre: Fiction Sub Genre(s):  Science-Fiction Summary: Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by […]

  • One Last Stop

    One Last Stop

    For those that read Casey McQuiston’s first book “Red, White, and Royal Blue” and loved it just like me, you may have been worried that her follow up wouldn’t capture the charm and joy and romance of that story. Fear not.  If anything, “One Last Stop” manages to take everything I loved about that first […]

  • The Midnight Library

    The Midnight Library

    Sometimes, books get a lot of buzz, show up on numerous “best of lists,” get recommended by everyone you know and don’t live up to the hype.  At the end of last year it seemed I couldn’t go anywhere without hearing about Matt Haig’s newest book, and as much as I wanted to read it, […]

  • 11/22/63

    11/22/63

    Readers, I have something to confess… I am a librarian who has never read a Stephen King book.  Shocking, I know.  In my defense, I am not a horror fan and anything I read or consume that is even remotely horror is very specific (I know what I can handle.)  But Mr. King has written […]

  • If, Then

    If, Then

    In general, I am a fan of Sci-Fi books that involve alternate realities or characters that see things but don’t know if what they are seeing is actually there or just their imagination.  (Is there a sub-genre out there for this type of book?)  Kate Hope Day has managed to write a book that contains […]