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.