Firestarter

Two college students take part in an experimental government drug trial that leaves them with unexpected mental powers.  A few years later, after marrying, they have a child who inherits their abilities as well as new and destructive.. talents.  Charlie McGee, the offspring of the aforementioned government test subjects, is a human Zippo lighter.  She…

Artemis

Andy Weir returns with Artemis, the follow-up to his massively successful novel The Martian.  This time around we follow Jazz, a twenty-something smuggler living in Artemis, a small city located on the surface of the Moon.  Life changes for Jazz when she is offered a princely sum to help a customer gain control of a…

Time Siege

After rescuing his formerly doomed sister from the past and rushing her into the present, former Chronman James Griffin-Mars is devastated to learn that she has become gravely ill.  Without a doctor, it seems as if she will die.  As James sets off  in search of help, his partner and resident scientist Elise continues to…

Caliban’s War

The second installment of James S.A. Corey’s Expanse series brings with it some new faces as well as familiar ones.  We meet UN dignitary Chrisjen Avasarala, a driven politician with about as much social tact as a sledgehammer; Sergeant Bobbie Draper, a Martian Marine who witnesses her entire team annihilated by a monsterous protomolecule giant;…

Leviathan Wakes

The future that author James S.A. Corey presents here is akin to the Wild West – a gritty, messy look at population expansion beyond Earth.  There’s a reason why we’re all still screwing around on the rock we were born from; living in space is hard.  Literally everything needed to support life is on this…