2016 · 5 Stars · Book Reviews · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Gemina │ Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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Synopsis:

Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

The saga that began with Illuminae continues on board the space station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of BeiTech’s assault. Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter, Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while the pair are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy’s most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed right toward Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.

When an elite BeiTech team invades the station, Hanna and Nik are thrown together to defend their home. But alien predators are picking off the station residents one by one, and a malfunction in the station’s wormhole means the space-time continuum may be ripped in two before dinner. Soon Hanna and Nik aren’t just fighting for their own survival. The fate of everyone on the Hypatia—and possibly the known universe—is in their hands.

But relax. They’ve totally got this. They hope.


5 stars

Review:

I am not normally one for futuristic, space science fiction. I tend to lean towards fantasy as my go to genre. But there is just something great about this series that keeps me thoroughly entertained.

I didn’t love this book as much as the first one, but to be fair, I really enjoyed the first book. So I might have have very high expectations. But overall, this was still a very good book!

I need the next book now…

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