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THE HOUSE OF STYX (VENUS ASCENDANT #1) BY DEREK KUNSKEN | BOOK REVIEW
The House Of Styx by Derek Künsken is the first novel in the Venus Ascendant sci-fi series set in the churning clouds of Venus. Künsken creates a story of survival and family values. The atmospheric and visually detailed setting for this story is the highlight of this story. The harsh environment and unrelenting acidic rain in the atmosphere of Venus make for a challenging living environment for its inhabitants. While the rest of the world has taken over other planets in the solar system, the Québécois descendants have managed to inhabit Venus and make a new home.
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SPACE HOPPER / FAYE , FARAWAY BY HELEN FISHER | BOOK REVIEW
Space Hopper by Helen Fisher is her debut book and let me just say, she knocked it out of the park with this one. I love when books can make us think, feel, and at the same get invested in the character's life, so much so that we are cheering them on from the sidelines. This book is no different in that regard. A wonderful and emotional read that will grip you from the very first line and will not leave you adrift. If you love stories of time travel and magical realism, this one is for you. The story is about Faye a 36-year-old woman who has been living…
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RABT BOOK TOUR : BOOK BLITZ – AETHYR BY SEAN E KELLY
He wanted to live forever. He’s going to learn that immortality might be worse than death. One day in Pittsburgh, Paddy Riordan died…his body did, anyway. His digitalized mind wakes up in a world where nothing is what it seems, his memory fragmented. When a stranger calling himself the Varyag appears with a dire warning, Paddy must piece together his broken past, all while evading assassins, rogue AI, and the most beautiful demon he’s ever seen, to save himself and the woman he loves. But hidden in those broken memories is a virus more devastating than any Paddy has faced before.
BOOK REVIEW : MADE TO ORDER – ROBOTS AND REVOLUTION EDITED BY JONATHAN STRAHAN
Made To Order has 16 short stories that discuss AIs and robots where we see them taking over the human workforce, some more sentient beings than just machines. The book discusses the impact of these technological advancements on humans and their existence. The cultural changes and the societal standards that come into play in accommodating new beings. We also have some human-robot hybrids, some futuristic humans with electronics being part of them and AIs with human physiology as well, playing central characters. Keep on reading for more...
BOOK REVIEW : ON THE ISLE OF SOUND AND WONDER BY ALYSON GRAUER
On The Isle Of Sound And Wonder is a fantasy retelling of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Alyson Grauer has done a fantastic job in this book keeping the story engaging and riveting with the atmospheric setting of the remote island, the magic and a good cast of characters. The book is a fun read and definitely worth checking it out. If you want to more about my thoughts on this book keep on reading.