outer space

Cinder

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Jan 4, 2022

The disease, Letumosis, is eating away at the shining city of New Beijing. Kai, the Prince, of New Beijing is holding a ball in a few days. And the Lunar Queen Levana is plotting. Meanwhile, Cinder, part metal and full-time mechanic, is facing her malicious family, prejudice, and mounting chores with only her tools and her android with a “flawed personality” Iko...


The premise was so eye-catching. But, the book was so disappointing. Meyer’s writing fell short. The main problem was that writing wasn’t vivid and it left the book without depth. The plot was predictable, I failed to feel

Nov 17, 2021

Matt Damon plays Mark Watney in Ridley Scott’s science fiction film, The Martian, made in 2015. Mark is abandoned on Mars after a big storm comes through the crew’s camp. His fellow astronauts including Melissa Lewis (Jessica Chastain) and Chris Beck (Sebastian Stan), escape Mars safely, but leave him behind after coming to the conclusion that he had died due to debris. Mark makes contact with the crew and with NASA back on Earth and communicates with them to try and get him off the barren planet. Being a botanist, he plants potatoes and lives off rations as long as he can to stall time until

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Gemina

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Oct 21, 2021

Spoiler Alert! Read the book Illuminae prior to reading the review.


 


Gemina, the sequel to Illuminae, tells the story of Nick and Hanna, two residents of the Heimdall jump station. Nick is part of a criminal gang, while Hanna is the commander’s daughter. After the BeiTech invasion of the planet Kerenza, the company’s next mission is to destroy the jump station before the ship of refugees from the planet reaches. A team of BeiTech  assault soldiers is inadvertently let in by Nick's gang, and they quickly take control of the station. Nick and Hanna have to fight for their lives and retake

Oct 21, 2021

Ender’s Game follows a brilliant 6-year-old kid named Andrew “Ender” Wiggin. Set in the future, humans are fighting a war with an alien race called “buggers”. The humans win the war, but are fearful of another attack, and so they train gifted children in a satellite called the “Battle School” to become future commanders against the buggers. Ender is born as a third child in a world where only two children are allowed due to the giftedness of his siblings, Peter a sociopath and Valentine, a caring sister. He gets into a fight at school, and his promise is seen by Colonel Graff, a commander of