Category Archives: science fiction

What Goes Up – Katie Kennedy

From the publisher, “Rosa and Eddie are among hundreds of teens applying to NASA’s mysterious Interworlds Agency. They’re not exactly sure what the top-secret program entails, but they know they want in. Rosa has her brilliant parents’ legacies to live … Continue reading

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Defy the Stars – Claudia Gray

Noemi is a fighter pilot for the planet Genesis, colonized by Earth inhabitants after Earth was ruined by pollution.  Genesis has rebelled against Earth’s control and has been locked in battle for many decades.  Earth’s cybernetics genius, Burton Mansfield, created … Continue reading

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The Moon and the Other – John Kessel

Against all odds, Erno lands on his feet. He’s been exiled from his home in the Society of Cousins. He’s been living at the bottom of his new society. And suddenly, he is offered success beyond his wildest dreams. The … Continue reading

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Shadow Run – AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller

At 17, Qole is the youngest starship captain from the frozen planet of Alaxak.  She and her unique crew fish the systems for Shadow – sort of described as radiation.  It is a hazardous job and those working closely with … Continue reading

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Last Day on Mars – Kevin Emerson

Teens Liam and Phoebe are among the last people on Mars when a mass evacuation is underway due to the accelerated supernova of our sun.  Earth was evacuated decades before and the Mars settlement was only meant to be temporary … Continue reading

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Empress of a Thousand Skies – Rhoda Belleza

In this science fiction political thriller, Crown Princess Rhee’s family is murdered when their space ship is blown up.  Rhee is raised an a planet away from the seat of the Empire and is to return when she is sixteen … Continue reading

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Iceling – Sasha Stephenson

Lorna’s father is a scientist and was working in the Arctic when he discovered a boat drifting.  They board and discover babies. No crew.  Just babies.  Many died, but those that survived were placed with families that had a child … Continue reading

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