4 Star Reads, Book Review

Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aurora Rising is the first book in a new series from co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. They wrote my favourite science fiction series, Illuminae, so I was quite excited to see what adventures they take readers on next. Aurora Rising is set in… Continue reading Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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Deviate – Jay Kristoff

DEV1AT3 by Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars Deviate (Dev1at3) is the second book in the Lifelike (Lifel1k3) series by Jay Kristoff. I loved the first book and how it was this really intriguing sci-fi Anastasia retelling. That being said, this book felt very different than the first one and if you haven't… Continue reading Deviate – Jay Kristoff

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Lifelike – Jay Kristoff

Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am a huge fan of Jay Kristoff's writing through the co-written series: the Illuminae Files, but I had never read a book that he had written by himself - until now. Lifelike is a young adult science fiction story that immediately gave me Anastasia… Continue reading Lifelike – Jay Kristoff

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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 before this review. We are introduced to… Continue reading Obsidio – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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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… Continue reading Gemina – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

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.… Continue reading Illuminae – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Audiobook/Reread)

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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… Continue reading Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff