Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma. (2019).

Everything You've Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Iris feels like her life is meaningless: she wakes up, goes to work, has strategy meetings about hashtags, drinks heavily, ends up sleeping with a colleague. She scrolls through social media wondering why everyone else seems to be achieving so much. Then… Continue reading Everything You’ve Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma. (2019).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. (2018).

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. (2018). **4.5 out of 5 stars** It's 1970 and Caroline is pregnant with a baby girl who has a heart defect. Nobody can do anything about it. Except her brother-in-law, Hunter, says there might be something she can do... Hunter appeared in their lives only a few years ago… Continue reading The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. (2018).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Shining Walls by Melissa Ferguson. (2019).

The Shining Walls by Melissa Ferguson. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** The world is ruined. The wealthy elite hide behind walls while living longer thanks to technology. Security and labour is provided by cloned Neandertals. Women in the shanty towns and wastelands are exploited. Alida is orphaned and caring for her younger sister in… Continue reading The Shining Walls by Melissa Ferguson. (2019).

Crime · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

Pulse by Michael Harvey. (2018).

Pulse by Michael Harvey. (2018). **3 out of 5 stars** Daniel seems like a normal American teenager. But Daniel has powers which he doesn't understand and is not sure he can control. He can't risk telling anyone but a mysterious stranger offers an insight into what he is experiencing and becomes his unofficial mentor. After… Continue reading Pulse by Michael Harvey. (2018).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence. (2019).

The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** What if you could change just one thing from your past? How far would you go? A woman is forced to consider these choices in this story. While trying to prevent a family tragedy, Stella is also compelled to solve the 50 year… Continue reading The Lost Girls by Jennifer Spence. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. (2019).

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. (2019). **2 out of 5 stars** In an isolated college town in California, a student falls asleep and doesn't wake up. Nobody can wake her up. Then other students start falling asleep too and panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. Those sleeping from the… Continue reading The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan. (2018).

The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan. (2018). **4 out of 5 stars** A pandemic is racing through our world and it is changing people. Some lose their religion. Others have outpourings of creativity, reckless behaviour and seeing visions. Scientist Charlotte is close to a cure when her partner becomes infected and her understanding of the… Continue reading The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan. (2018).

Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. (2018).

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. (2018). **4 out of 5 stars** At 3am in New York, 23 year old April May stumbles across what looks like a giant Transformer sculpture wearing armour. She and her friend make a video about it and the next day finds out the video went viral and there… Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. (2018).

Fantasy · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction

Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier by Mark Frost. (2017).

Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier by Mark Frost. (2017). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Usually I try to paraphrase and write my own short blurb but in this case I'm cheating and taking the blurb from Goodreads: "The crucial sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Secret History of Twin Peaks, this novel… Continue reading Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier by Mark Frost. (2017).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2018 · Science Fiction · Young Adult

After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson. (2018).

After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson. (2018). *Young Adult Fiction *5 out of 5 stars* 17 year old Pru lives with her 15 year old twin sisters and dad on the outskirts of an isolated mining community in Australia. The family are doonsday preppers and have a hidden bunker filled with supplies. One… Continue reading After The Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson. (2018).