Tag: illuminae

  • Obsidio – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

    Obsidio by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Obsidio is the third and final book in the Illuminae Files. After the thrilling events of Gemina, Obsidio jumps directly into the story and action. Be sure to read the first two books in the series, Illuminae and Obsidio┬ábefore this review. We are introduced to…

  • Gemina – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

    Gemina by Amie Kaufman My rating: 5 of 5 stars In some series, the second book experiences the dreaded sophomore slump. This is not one of those cases. As much as I dearly loved Illuminae, I fell even more in love with Gemina upon my reread. As a result, I had to bump Illuminae down…

  • Illuminae – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Audiobook/Reread)

    Illuminae – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Audiobook/Reread)

    Illuminae by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars I loved this book, even more, the second time that I read it. I chose to experience it via audiobook, rather than physically reading it which is what I did the first time. The audiobook is a full cast recording and it is absolutely fantastic.…

  • Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

    Gemina by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Gemina is the thrilling sequel to Illuminae and absolutely stands up to its predecessor. The entire concept is so unique and interesting to read as the plot is pushed forward through courtroom testimony, video transcripts, and chat logs. The reader is introduced to a new…

  • Illuminae – Amie Kaufman

    Illuminae by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The layout of this book was so unique – rather than a straight narrative, you were able to experience the story through short bursts via IM chats, 3rd-party observations while transcribing security video, and AI logs. The characters developed over the course of the novel,…