Review of Sunlight (Titans, Cranes & Monsters Games)

I recently finished reading Sunlight (Titans, Cranes & Monsters Games) by Kristian Joseph.πŸ“š In a world in chaos, we observe how the last democracy is on the verge of collapse. We follow the journey of Sam Royle, an ill man without any memory of his life. Nathan Sahl, the Chief of Defence, needs to decide between his friends and his family as the consequences of his choices start to unfold. Then there is Lydia Jacobs, a soldier who begins a quest for revenge after receiving a phone call from her father.

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Review of Attack Surface

I finished reading Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow.πŸ“š Another book in the Little Brother universe, this makes me happy :-). In this book, Masha Maximow is the main character. She made different choices in her life, and people got hurt because of that. On the other hand, not everything in her life is terrible. She is just not sure on which side she wants to stand. Masha works for an InfoSec company and is responsible for upgrading software for a dictator.

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Review of Shattered: Book 3 (Slated Trilogy)

I just finished reading Shattered: Book 3 (Slated Trilogy) by Teri Terry.πŸ“š This book completed the story of Kayla. She finally gets to know her mother, but the reunion is only short, as her cover gets blown again. Can she outrun her captors? The third book is back on the level of the first issue. It is quite an action rich last part. Some unexpected revelations explain the motivation for some of the characters.

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Review of Fractured: Book 2 (Slated Trilogy)

I just finished reading Fractured: Book 2 (Slated Trilogy) by Teri Terry.πŸ“š Kayla’s story continues, and the stakes are getting higher. She starts to remember parts of her past life but soon realizes that she’s caught between multiple parties. How will she decide? This issue starts to explain why there are so many young terrorists in this world. Nevertheless, I still feel that some parties are exploiting the young and not only on the Lorders side.

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Review of Slated: Book 1 (Slated Trilogy)

I just finished reading Slated: Book 1 (Slated Trilogy) by Teri Terry.πŸ“š Kayla gets a second chance. The slate has been cleaned after nine months in the hospital, and she is finally ready to meet her new parents. Kayla has been slated a technic that allows removing all memories of a person, giving them a blank slate to start over again. The book is a page-turner, and I could not stop reading it.

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Review of Final Days

I just finished reading Final Days by Gary Gibson.πŸ“š In the near future, humans have found a wormhole technology and founded colonies in distant solar systems. To travel between colonies, you can use the wormholes linking them back to the moon, allowing for multi lightyear moving in mere hours. But it also creates conflict as the colonies don’t have access to the wormhole tech effectively binding them back to Earth. Saul Dumont was stranded on Earth after a separatist group destroyed the wormhole to the Galileo colony, separating him from his wife and daughter.

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Review of the Settling (The Memory Trader Book 3)

I just finished reading The Settling (The Memory Trader Book 3) by Angeline Trevena.πŸ“š This book is the last part of the Memory Trader series. It tells the story multiple years in the future. The main protagonist is Sula, a teenager who not yet know what she want’s to do with her political voice. The second person is the last vessel who managed to escape before finishing here education and is searching for her roots.

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Review of the Sister (The Memory Trader Book 2)

I just finished reading The Sister (The Memory Trader Book 2) by Angeline Trevena.πŸ“š The book connects after the first issue, and we follow the story of Kioto further. They still fight in the revolution to get fair treatment from the government. Compared with the first book, the character of Kioto has changed quite a lot. She now feels a lot angrier and also more undecided about what she wants to do.

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Review of The Smudger (The Memory Trader Book 1)

I just finished reading The Smudger (The Memory Trader Book 1) by Angeline Trevena.πŸ“š The story about our main protagonist Kioto. She is a memory trader – meaning she can extract memories from other peoples. Memory traders are not loved and are at the very bottom of society. She is continually searching for a way to survive. The book takes quite some time to start with the actual plot. And at the moment when it starts, it is already over again.

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