Murder by Munchausen

"Homicides are usually just messy and emotional, no mystery or matching wits with a mastermind. You're essentially cleaning up the temper tantrum of a toddler armed with a deadly weapon. But it's a completely different ball game when the act of taking a life becomes some sick mode of self-expression." Summary Detective Jack from Artificial... Continue Reading →

The Queen of All that Dies

" "This needs to stop" […] I'm talking about war - about being a woman raised on a diet of pain and punishment. Where evil is avenged with more evil. It will never be enough to remedy the world." Summary For the last decade Serenity Freeman has lived in a world torn apart by war.... Continue Reading →

Golden Son (Red Rising #2)

  "Now I am their sword. And I do not forgive. I do not forget."   Summary 2 years after graduating from the Institute and hearing nothing from the Sons of Ares, Darrow lets himself get caught in the Gold's games. He is captaining the fleet against a member of House Bellona - the enemies... Continue Reading →

Station Eleven

  “Survival is insufficient.”   Summary After an outbreak of a deadly disease that killed 99% of world's population, civilisation collapses. The book tells a story of an actor, who died before the collapse, his wife, his best friend, a man who was trying to save him and a girl who is a member of... Continue Reading →

Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2)

  “You humans fascinate me. I am shattered fragments of what I once was. But even with all the King's horses and all the King's men, I wonder if even I could truly comprehend you.”    Summary After successfully evading death, science vessel Hypatia is on its way to Jump Station Heimdall, carrying the news... Continue Reading →

Red Rising

I would have lived in peace. But my enemies brought me war.   Summary As a Red - the lowest member of the society - Darrow has to risk his life every day by extracting precious Helium-3. That doesn't bother him, because he knows that his hard work, his sweat and blood, will mean a... Continue Reading →

Illuminae

“The universe owes you nothing, Kady. It has already given you everything, after all. It was here long before you, and it will go on long after you. The only way it will remember you is to do something worth remembrance.”   Summary Two megacorporations are fighting over an ice-covered planet in the middle of... Continue Reading →

Crimson Ash

"Even though many of our loved ones may not be with us anymore, we must fight. Even when it hurts to know they're gone, we must fight. Even if you want to give up hope, we must fight against the enemy whose goal is to strip away all that makes us human. If we do... Continue Reading →

Shatter Me

“The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.... Continue Reading →

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