Stranger Things was our first Netflix series binge, despite owning Netflix since its inception. I was excited when Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond, a prequel to the series came across my desk. The story takes us to 1969, Indiana and into the Hawkins National Laboratory where Dr. Martin Brenner is conducting LSD tests on college students for the CIA. Come along and meet test subject 008.
It’s been five-years since the release of Shudder, the second book in the Stitch Trilogy and I was a tad nervous going in. How much would I remember with over 1,000 books read between them? I needn’t have worried, Samantha Durante quickly pulled me back into this nail-biting science fiction dystopian with Struck.
Narrated by Kevin R. Free, Artificial Condition by Martha Wells is the second novella in the Murderbot Diaries an off-planet science fiction that is wildly addictive. The audio is just the right length to devour on a road trip or as I did while doing mundane Saturday chores which suddenly became exciting.
Kingdom of Needle and Bone by Mira Grant offered a relevant, thought-provoking tale with bone-chilling realism. Despite being a novella, the tale was rich with detail and held me captive. Ms. Grant I need more….
All of my blog friends have been raving about the Murderbot Diaries and when the opportunity arose to listen I jumped. Best leap ever! All Systems Red by Martha Wells is the first in this series of novellas offering a suspenseful science fiction tale that will leave your inner nerd satisfied.
Coffee Pot Reviews are short reviews that I write in the length of time it takes my coffee pot to brew.. I needed an Ilona Andrews fix and devoured the Kinsmen series. Grab a cup of coffee and check out my thoughts on Silent Blade & Silver Shark.
Beautifully written prose with haunting images and depth, Alyson Hagy pulled me into the dystopian world of Scribe, as narrator Shannon McManus’ southern twang enveloped me.