June Review Round-Up

Summer is 1/3 over already!  Dannnnnnnnng!  Summer reading has been incredibly fun so far, so I thought I’d give you a little round-up of what I read in June, from my summer reading list, audio books, and blog tour books.

Commanding the Red Lotus by R.J Sullivan

  • An exciting adventure about a woman who finds herself while fighting off mutiny, pirates, and self-doubt on a spaceship.

Gray Widow’s Walk by Dan Jolley

  • An augment (mutant) takes justice into her own hands, becoming the super hero that she’d needed when she lost the one she loved.

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

  • An anthology of short stories surrounding humans trying to colonize Mars.

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

  • A young adult book about a boy’s nightmares as he deals with his mother’s battle with cancer.

“The Mountains of Mourning” by Lois McMaster Bujold

  • Miles Vorkosigan is sent to bring justice to a backwoods woman whose infant was murdered due to a birth defect.

Quarantine by John Vornholt

  • In book 4 of the Double Helix series,  Tom Riker, Chakotay, and B’Elanna Torres join forces to safe a world in the Demilitarized Zone that has been quarantined by the Cardassians due to the plague.

Red Sector by Diane Carey

  • In book 3 of the Double Helix series, Spock and McCoy try to save the Romulan royal family from a deadly plague.

Roses and Rot by Kat Howard

  • Fairy tales intersect with reality as sisters consider giving up 7 years of their life for fame in their respective fields of art.

Silver Tongue by AshleyRose Sullivan

  • Set in an alternate history where the colonies lost the Revolutionary War, three friends go on a quest to unveil the murderer of a loved one.

The Warrior’s Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold

  • A young Miles Vorkosigan repeatedly tries to cover his butt and accidentally forms a mercenary group.  Set in space.  Well written.  Funny.

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

  • A funny, adventurous, captivating YA novel about a young witch trying to save her brother from the Queen of Faery with the help of spunky, tiny, blue men.







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