On Mission (Aunare Chronicles, #3) by Aileen Erin

Rating: 4/5 stars.

Expected publication: 27 July 2021 by Ink Monster, LLC

Genre(s): YA Fantasy; Sci-Fi; Dystopia; Romance

Pages: 450 (Paperback)

Amihanna di Aetes has finally accepted her place in the Aunare world. In a matter of weeks, she’ll marry Lorne and become their High Queen, but no matter how hard she tries, she finds that she’s always doing the wrong thing. At least that’s what the High Council keeps telling her…

There’s only so much rejection a girl can take, which means she’s spending her days trying to get out of High Council meetings. She’s going back to what she does best: teaching and training. Preparing to invade Earth is a much better use of her time.

But when SpaceTech tries to attack her again, it sets off a chain of events no one can stop.

After weeks of refusing Lorne’s request for a meeting, the Aunare’s allies invite them to a neutral system, but nothing can stop this war now. Amihanna’s done pretending to be a politician and can only be who she is. A fighter. A leader. A warrior.

Amihanna isn’t the queen the Aunare want. But she is the queen the Aunare need.

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Civil Terror: Waterborne (Civil Terror, #2) by J. Luke Bennecke

Rating: 3/5 stars

Published: 12 November 2019 by Jaytech Publishing

Genre(s): Science Fiction; Suspense; Mystery

When Californians start getting sick with flu-like symptoms, traumatized engineer Jake Bendel is once again forced to work with the FBI to discover the cause. With his new desalination plants behind schedule and searing pressure from the California Governor, Jake uncovers a secret network of vengeful terrorists planning catastrophic genetic modifications.

But before the engineer can find a way to cure the masses, he himself is injected with the virus, forcing him to dig deep to track down the leader of the terrorist group. Using strength from recent losses in order to save the lives of millions, Jake overcomes drone strikes and bunker bombs to discover the mastermind behind the plot, but not until the very end does he realize he’s been chasing someone who can’t possibly be caught.

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Breaking Free (Changing Ways, #2) by Julia Tannenbaum

Rating: 4/5 stars

Published: 30 July 2019 by Julia Tannenbaum

Genre(s): Contemporary YA; Mental Health; Easting disorder

Pages: 270 (Paperback)

After a six-week stint in a residential treatment facility, sixteen-year-old Grace Edwards is finally ready to return to her normal life. With a boyfriend who adores her and her best friend Lou by her side, the possibilities seem endless. But Grace soon realizes that the real world is much harder to navigate than she had anticipated. Overwhelmed by social expectations, complicated family dynamics, and confusing relationships, she finds herself yearning for her old ways of dieting and cutting. Now she’s faced with the ultimate dilemma – a choice between relapse and recovery. It shouldn’t be a hard decision. After all, she’s not supposed to want to stay sick. But sickness is familiar. Sickness is safe. Living, on the other hand, terrifies her, and as dark memories resurface, will she have the strength to carry on . . . or will she collapse under the weight of her mental illness?

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