#LoveOzYABloggers: Sci fi

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Three Aussie YA sci-fis I have in my collection that I might read one day eventually maybe

Illuminae by Jay Krisoff and Amie Kauffman

I’m not in a great hurry to read this. I’ve had pretty much zero interest, to be honest, because from the blurb it doesn’t sound very interesting to me, and I’ve heard mixed results on the format used. But my husband is a huge Jay Kristoff fan so I bought him the first two books when he was in hospital… which he also hasn’t read… so I’ve got the first two books just in case I ever feel like reading them.

These Broken Stars by Megan Spooner and Amie Kaufman

To be honest this one also hasn’t interested me very much. It really sounds like just another paranormal romance but you know, set in space, and I need to be in a really kind of nostalgic mood to read those kinds of books. From what I can gather it’s basically a long-winded journey with every scene designed to bring the two lovers together, and I need to be in a really specific ‘I want to re-read Twilight’ kind of mood to put up with a book that puts its romance first. Sorry not sorry.

Chasing the Valley by Skye Melki-Wegner

I have this book from years ago and still haven’t opened it. I’m not 100% sure it’s sci-fi, I mean that’s what the cover tells me it, and some people have marked it as dystopian on Goodreads, but it has magic and some other people have marked it as fantasy, so I’m not sure if it’s really a sci-fi. That being said, Star Wars is obviously science fiction but it also has magic (the Force) so it’s not impossible to mix the two up. I guess I’ll find out when I eventually get around to reading it.


About Nemo

A lover of kittens and all things sparkly, Nemo has a degree in English Literature and specialises in reviewing contemporary, paranormal, mystery/thriller, historical, sci-fi and fantasy Young Adult fiction. She is especially drawn to novels about princesses, strong female friendships, magical powers, and assassins.

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