A Novel Universe

Reviews. Tags. Thoughts about Books.



A Close and Common Orbit- Becky Chambers

By Paola  4.5/5 Becky Chambers writes what science fiction should be. What I mean by that is that the world that she was built for both A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet and the companion, A Close and... Continue Reading →


The Summer Prince-Alaya Dawn Johnson

By Paola 2.5/5 The best way I can sum up this book is futuristic, Solarpunk Dystopian Brazil with a dash of Scott Westfield’s Uglies and Suzanne Collin’s The Hunger Games. Set in the fictional pyramid city of Palmares Tres, it... Continue Reading →

Discussion: If I was Your Girl-Meredith Russo

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. There’s a reason why she transferred schools for her... Continue Reading →

The Captive Prince Trilogy-C.S. Pacat

By Paola 3/5 The Captive Prince Trilogy has been making its way around the LGBTQ circles for…various reasons, and looked more than interesting enough to check out. The story focuses around Prince Damen of Akielos, who gets kidnapped, stripped of... Continue Reading →

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