VELOCITY WEAPON is the first instalment in O’Keefe’s The Protectorate series. It has been on my To Be Read list since it was published last year. I couldn’t actually recall the premise, but rather than checking the blurb, I jumped straight in and… wow. When I read what is probably my favourite prologue of all […]Read More VELOCITY WEAPON by Megan E. O’Keefe
– What Happened – June was my first full month book blogging and it was a big one, between catching up on my 6 Netgalley ARCs (never again!) and completing a reading challenge for #ReadersWithoutBorders. Thank you SO much to everyone who has supported this event – @JDRoberts_SFF has now raised £97 for Doctors Without […]Read More What’s up, July?
I’m thrilled to say that I’ve completed my June #ReadersWithoutBorders challenge to read the 2020 Hugo Awards best novel and novella finalists! Thank you to all the lovely people who have donated and to @JDRoberts_SFF for organising this event. He has raised £57 for Doctors Without Borders over the month! Tor.com was the first publisher […]Read More Review: Hugo Awards Best Novellas 2020
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Book Depository | Hive Publisher: Angry Robot Publish Date: 19 March 2019 Page Count: 356 pages So this is my final review of books shortlisted for the 2020 Hugo Awards best novel! Check out my June post for more Hugos reviews, as well as information about the #ReadersWithoutBorders […]Read More The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Book Depository | Hive Publisher: Tor.com Publish Date: 10 September 2019 Page Count: 448 pages For the #ReadersWithoutBorders June readathon I’m currently reading the finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards best novel and novella. Check out The Worlds of SFF for more information and the chance to win […]Read More Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Book Depository | Hive Publisher: Tor Publish Date: 4 April 2019 Page Count: 462 pages By now you’ll know that I’m participating in the #ReadersWithoutBorders June reading challenge. I’m spreading my posts out, but I’m currently reading the final best novel finalist before I dive into the six […]Read More A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Book Depository | Hive Publisher: Titan Books Publish Date: 12 February 2019 Page Count: 370 pages As I mentioned in my June TBR post, this month I am participating in the #ReadersWithoutBorders readathon organised by @JDRoberts_SFF over at The Worlds of Sci-fi & Fantasy. He is raising money […]Read More The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Book Depository | Hive | Waterstones Publisher: Gollancz Publish Date: 4 June 2020 Page Count: 544 pages Even if you’re not into military sci-fi, don’t make the mistake of overlooking STORMBLOOD, an epic debut novel from Jeremy Szal. Perhaps more accurately described as a sci-fi mystery/thriller, this is […]Read More STORMBLOOD by Jeremy Szal
Initially I had planned to keep my blog quite minimal and stick to only posting book reviews (I’m sorry if I’ve ignored your blog event!), however I’ve realised that there is enough happening next month to warrant an update post. So please, read on! @JDRoberts_SFF from The Worlds of Sci-Fi & Fantasy has organised the […]Read More What’s up, June?
Goodreads | Amazon |Book Depository Publisher: self-published Publish Date: 5 February 2020 Page Count: 121 pages In the rather short lifespan of jakeisreading.com, I’ve only reviewed titles from well-known publishers. I was therefore excited when Rebecca Crunden provided me with a copy of her self-published book Dust & Lightning in exchange for an honest review. […]Read More Dust and Lightning by Rebecca Crunden