Genre: Science Fiction

Defy the Worlds Review: A Sequel Set in Space That’ll Grip Your Hearts

Defy the Worlds Review: A Sequel Set in Space That’ll Grip Your Hearts

Note: This is the sequel to Defy the Stars, which you can find my review over here. Minor spoilers ahead! I was extremely excited to pick up Defy the Worlds because I adored the previous book! I loved the science-fiction elements, the determined characters who were also filled with self-doubt, and in general the questions that […]

July 27, 2018 | 4 Comments
Not Your Sidekick Review: When Everyone’s a Superhero & You’re Just Trying to Figure Out Life

Not Your Sidekick Review: When Everyone’s a Superhero & You’re Just Trying to Figure Out Life

I love superheroes and books with Chinese characters, so it was a no-brainer to pick up Not Your Sidekick which was also our Name of the Book Club June book of the month. Spanning a world where superpowers are common, and superheroes and villains rule the streets, the book follows a bisexual Chinese-Vietnamese heroine called Jess […]

July 24, 2018 | 4 Comments
Want Review: Futuristic Sci-fi with an Opulent Taiwanese Setting

Want Review: Futuristic Sci-fi with an Opulent Taiwanese Setting

If you’re like me and you’ve been looking for a book with Asian representation that you can relate to but in a sci-fi or fantasy setting – Want will satisfy all your needs, as a story set in futuristic Taipei filled with technology, corporate infiltrations and Chinese characters who are fighting for equality. There’s something that […]

July 20, 2018 | 16 Comments
Honor Among Thieves Review: A Super Unique Sci-Fi Story… Find Out Why!

Honor Among Thieves Review: A Super Unique Sci-Fi Story… Find Out Why!

I don’t think I’ve ever come across a science-fiction novel with a concept similar to Honor Among Thieves. (I know a historical steampunk, Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld, that comes to mind, but with the barest of similarities.) So what makes this book stand out from the rest? I would have to say… its intriguing concept of aliens. […]

March 9, 2018 | 6 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews
5 Reasons Why I Love Sci-Fi – Zenith Blog Tour & Giveaway

5 Reasons Why I Love Sci-Fi – Zenith Blog Tour & Giveaway

As part of the Zenith blog tour today, I’m excited to share 5 reasons why I love sci-fi and the elements that appear in the book. 1. Different worlds and species The galaxy is a vast place and you’re only bound by your imagination for what these planets are like. Zenith explores different planets, terraforming and the […]

January 18, 2018 | 14 Comments