Not Necessarily Rocket Science: A Beginner’s Guide to Life in the Space Age by Kellie Gerardi

SYNOPSIS:Humanity is on an astronomical trajectory and according to aerospace professional and popular science communicator Kellie Gerardi, that future doesn't rest solely on the shoulders of rocket scientists. Gerardi's non-traditional path in the space industry shows us that humanity's next giant leap will require the contributions of artists, engineers, and everyone in between. Gerardi takes … Continue reading Not Necessarily Rocket Science: A Beginner’s Guide to Life in the Space Age by Kellie Gerardi

Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow by Benjamin Dean

This book was gifted as part of the Pride Book Tours Instagram tour. SYNOPSIS:My name’s Archie Albright, and I know two things for certain: 1. My mum and dad kind of hate each other, and they’re not doing a great job of pretending that they don’t anymore.2. They’re both keeping a secret from me, but … Continue reading Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow by Benjamin Dean

SLAY by Brittney Morris

SYNOPSIS:Seventeen year old Keira loves video games, or more specifically online role player games, but she quickly realises that these games aren't welcoming to Black people after getting racial slurs in one game and the only dark-skinned character being a troll in the other. So she makes up her own character and develops her own … Continue reading SLAY by Brittney Morris

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Thank you to NetGalley and Usborne for the advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest review on Bookstagram. "Hello, Niveus High. It's me. Who am I? That's not important. All you need to know is...I'm here to divide and conquer. – Aces" SYNOPSIS:Chiamaka is the popular girl at school, using whoever she … Continue reading Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

SYNOPSIS:Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world, so when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her. For her part, in the convenience store she finds a predictable world mandated … Continue reading Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers

SYNOPSIS:When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of The Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The ship, which has seen better days, offers her everything she could possibly want: a small, quiet spot to call home for a while, adventure in far-off corners of the galaxy, and distance from her troubled past. But Rosemary gets more than … Continue reading A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers