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The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer Book Review [a YA Sci-Fi about Queer Boys solving mysteries in Space]

Blurb Two boys, alone in space. After the first settler on Titan trips her distress signal, neither remaining country on Earth can afford to scramble a rescue of its own, and so two sworn enemies are installed in the same spaceship. Ambrose wakes up on the Coordinated Endeavor, with no memory of a launch. There’s… Continue reading The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer Book Review [a YA Sci-Fi about Queer Boys solving mysteries in Space]

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A Complicated Love Story Set In Space by Shaun David Hutchinson [falling in love is like falling into a black hole]

Blurb Black Mirror meets What If It’s Us in this gripping, romantic, and wildly surprising novel about two boys lost in space trying to find their way home - while falling in love - from the critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants. When Noa closes his eyes on Earth and wakes up on a spaceship called Qriosity… Continue reading A Complicated Love Story Set In Space by Shaun David Hutchinson [falling in love is like falling into a black hole]

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The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne Book Review [the hunt for more coffee]

Blurb Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor can save her family from financial ruin? But when Leo’s childhood friend and first love Elliot returns as the captain of a successful whiskey ship, everything changes.… Continue reading The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne Book Review [the hunt for more coffee]

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Forget This Ever Happened by Cassandra Rose Clarke Book Review [you can’t operate heavy machinery with a broken heart]

Blurb Sometimes there's a town called Indianola. And sometimes there isn't. Summer, 1993. Claire has been dumped in rural Indianola, Texas, to spend her whole vacation taking care of mean, sickly Grammy. There's nothing too remarkable about Indianola: it's run-down, shabby, and stifling hot, a pin-dot on the Gulf Coast. Well, there is one remarkable… Continue reading Forget This Ever Happened by Cassandra Rose Clarke Book Review [you can’t operate heavy machinery with a broken heart]

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Orion Lost by Alastair Chisholm Book Review [they’re millions of miles from home. and someone is lying to them.]

Blurb After a catastrophic Unknown Event leaves the colony ship Orion stranded deep in space, it’s up to thirteen-year-old Beth and her friends to navigate through treacherous and uncharted territory and reach safety. But a heavily damaged ship, a mysterious alien species, space pirates, and an Artificial Intelligence which Beth suspects may be lying to… Continue reading Orion Lost by Alastair Chisholm Book Review [they’re millions of miles from home. and someone is lying to them.]