Not a Review| Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Defy the Stars is the first novel in a new space adventure duology from author Claudia Gray. Noemi Vidal is a soldier who would give up everything, including her life or the life of another, to protect her Utopian home world from Earth’s destructive embrace. Abel is a machine—a mech—left alone on a spaceship for thirty years, a span of time and loneliness that has allowed his programming to evolve. … More Not a Review| Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Not-a-Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval is the story of two sisters, desperate to get away from their cruel father’s rotten-plummy stench. The sisters find themselves swept up in the magic of Caraval. Only the novelty quickly wears off for Scarlet as the stakes of the game are raised and she finds herself in a game of depravity and wits—of which she seems to have neither—that she must win, or face the dire consequences. … More Not-a-Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber