Category: Sci-Fi


#RYBSAT and A Winter’s Respite | Update

Hello, It’s me. Did you miss me? I’ve missed a few days, I know. That wasn’t planned, I promise. But honestly? I’ve been really stuck on my reading. It’s been scattered and full of uncertainties. I started a couple but couldn’t get into them. I read a hundred pages of Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson but I just…couldn’t continue. Not that it’s bad, but it was feeling a bit…tedious. I wasn’t into it. And then I worried what else to read because I know part of […]


Bout of Books 15 | Day 4

Bout of Books 15 | Day 4

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 4th and runs through Sunday, January 10th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 15 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books […]


It’s Review Time! #YA

It’s Review Time! #YA

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a good Christmas and are ready for another cracking year. I hope 2016 lives up to its expectations. Okay folks, it has been far too long since I did a review. So instead I’m doing mini reviews to keep it short and sweet. I have 7 books to tell you about, and so I guess I better start!   Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff This book. What can I say that hasn’t already been said in […]


#NewPost: Booktube #videos #bookbloggers #BookTube

Posted 23 September, 2015 by katheryn13 in Booktube, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments

I don’t know if you know, but a few months ago I started a BookTube account (properly). I’ve got a few videos up now, mostly tags, and I thought that I’d embed them in a post so you can see, and also, so I can have something to post. Haha. The point of my booktube was so I could integrate it with this site, so why not. Okay, in no particular order:   BookTube Newbie Tag   Rip it or Ship it Tag   Book Courtship […]



My USA trip + San Diego Comic Con #BookHaul

My USA trip + San Diego Comic Con #BookHaul

  Welcome, welcome. So it’s been a few weeks. Can’t believe it’s gone so quickly. Bah! Feels like just last week I was posting about going away. Anyway, here I am. I have LOTS of new books I can’t wait to show you. For this, I decided to do a video as writing it all would kill my hands.  Enjoy 😀 p.s. Still getting the hang of editing so please excuse any hiccups along the way.      Funnily enough, as soon as I’d finished […]


#Video: Ruby Red/These Broken Stars review + update

Posted 1 June, 2015 by katheryn13 in Espionage, Reviews, Romance, Sci-Fi, Updates, YA / 1 Comment
#Video: Ruby Red/These Broken Stars review + update

  So I’m testing out a little thing. I sometimes can’t always be bothered to write a review (yes yes we all know I’m lazy!) and depending on my mood, and depending on how well the videos are received, I’ll do video reviews. So…it’s all up to you. If no one wants to see my mug on screen (which I can’t blame you for, really) then I’ll not do anymore. 😀 Also, I’m REALLY new at this, so I’m still learning what to say and […]


#ReleaseDay Post: Code Human by N. J. Paige #EnchantedBooks #YA #ScienceFiction @nj_paige

Posted 26 April, 2015 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Release Day Blitz, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments
#ReleaseDay Post: Code Human by N. J. Paige #EnchantedBooks #YA #ScienceFiction @nj_paige

Check it out! ❊Code Human❊ What’s it about? Title: Code Human Author: N.J. Paige Genre: YA Science-Fiction A few days ago, I was living the life of the privileged elite—now I may not live through the night… In a dystopian world, far in the future, seventeen-year-old, Fenesia Thornbark, loses her home, her way of life, and most of her friends and family, all at the hands of people she once trusted. With her parents dead, Fenesia is now responsible for her younger sister’s life, as […]


#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

Awakening by Shannon Duffy Release Date: 04/07/15 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: A thrilling, futuristic sci-fi novel set in a unique and thought-provoking world, from author Shannon Duffy.

Desiree Six (because she was born on a Friday) believes in everything the Protectorate stands for. She likes the safety and security of having her entire life planned out—her career, her mate, even the date of her death. She doesn’t even think to question when Darien, her childhood friend and neighbor, is convicted of murdering his parents. They had […]


#BOOKHAUL #1 – March 2015 edition #YA #Fantasy #Contemporary #Dystopian

BOOK HAUL #1 March 2015 I’ve not done a book haul in….oh god, years? I’m pretty sure this is either the second or third post I’ve ever done on it. I keep meaning to, but you know how it goes… Now, I know the end of the month is a weird time to put one up, but granted, I don’t get books all the time, so it might not be every month, and when in the month I don’t know. I’m confusing myself. Right…On with […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway: Fire In Frost by Alicia Rades #YA @aliciarades @nereydag1003

#BlogTour & #Giveaway: Fire In Frost by Alicia Rades #YA @aliciarades  @nereydag1003

Fire in Frost by Alicia Rades  Release Date: 2015 242 pages Summary from Goodreads: Crystal Frost has spent her whole life believing she’s ordinary, and her mother has long held the secret of her heritage. When Crystal begins seeing the ghost of a dead classmate, her life spirals out of control. She’s faced with the threat that everyone will find out she’s a freak, as if the struggle to figure out her new-found abilities wasn’t enough pressure.  Crystal has to find some way to save the […]


#BlogTour & Giveaway: Collide (The Taking #3) by Melissa West @MB_West @EntangledTeen #YA #SciFi

#BlogTour & Giveaway: Collide (The Taking #3) by Melissa West @MB_West @EntangledTeen #YA #SciFi

Collide (The Taking #3) by Melissa West Release Date: 02/09/15 Entangled Teen 320 pages Summary from Goodreads: Military legacy Ari Alexander has survived alien spies, WWIV, and a changing world order. But when the new leader of Earth uses Jackson—the only boy she’s ever let herself care about—to get to her, Ari has no choice but to surrender. To free Jackson, she agrees to travel to the national bases to train others to fight. What she discovers is a land riddled with dying people. Ari […]


#ARC #Review: 3.5 stars to Mind Games by Teri Terry #SCIFI #UKYA

Posted 10 February, 2015 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Reviews, Sci-Fi, YA / 1 Comment
#ARC #Review: 3.5 stars to Mind Games by Teri Terry  #SCIFI #UKYA

Luna is a no-hoper with a secret: in a world of illusion, she can see what is real. But can she see the truth before it is too late? Luna has always been able to exist in virtual and real worlds at the same time, a secret she is warned to keep. She hides her ability by being a Refuser: excluded by choice from the virtual spheres others inhabit. But when she is singled out for testing, she can’t hide any longer. The safest thing […]


The ‘Avril (freaking!) Lavigne’ #BOOKTAG! #YA

The ‘Avril (freaking!) Lavigne’ #BOOKTAG! #YA

Everybody in the blogosphere seems to be doing the Taylor Swift book tag. Now, I LOVE TayTay. But I think if I were to do that, I’d be jumping on THAT particular band wagon. Time for a mix up, eh? So this time, I’m going to bring out the old school music and go for… Avril (FREAKING!!!) Lavigne! Granted, her older stuff is way better than the new, but who cares? Here goes my list! (P.S. Sorry about the set up. I’ve tried it fix […]


#YA releases in #2015 – TOP 20

#YA releases in #2015 – TOP 20

    So for the past few years I’ve assembled a list of books released in the year, month by month. But because of time and effort, I’ve decided to compile my top 20 most anticipated books in Young Adult! In no particular order: 1: The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, #6) by Richelle Mead It’ll be such a shame to see this amazing series end. I have loved every book of Bloodlines, just as I had with Vampire Academy. I’m really excited to see how it ends. Sad, […]