Review: Gemina by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman

Posted December 20, 2016 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Book Review / 2 Comments

Review: Gemina by Jay Kristoff & Amie KaufmanGemina by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
Series: The Illuminae Files
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers on October 18th 2016
Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult
Pages: 608
Format: Audiobook
Source: Own
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Also in this series: Illuminae, Gemina
Also by this author: These Broken Stars, Illuminae, Gemina

Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.
The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault.
Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while the pair are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy's most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed right toward Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.
When an elite BeiTech strike team invades the station, Hanna and Nik are thrown together to defend their home. But alien predators are picking off the station residents one by one, and a malfunction in the station's wormhole means the space-time continuum might be ripped in two before dinner. Soon Hanna and Nik aren’t just fighting for their own survival; the fate of everyone on the Hypatia—and possibly the known universe—is in their hands.
But relax. They've totally got this. They hope.
Once again told through a compelling dossier of emails, IMs, classified files, transcripts, and schematics, Gemina raises the stakes of the Illuminae Files, hurling readers into an enthralling new story that will leave them breathless.

5 Reasons to read Gemina

  • The action. Seriously, there is so much going on it’s unreal!
  • The characters. I loved Hanna and Nik. They have humor, seriousness, and just all around badassery.
  • We get to see some old friends from Illuminae.
  • The audio production was amazing. I love the narrators and sound effects.
  • You think there were terrifying things in Illuminae??? Just wait until you read what the jump station has in store for you.

Seriously, this book gave me so much anxiety it’s unreal. I felt like I was one of the characters and needed to save my friends and family. I laughed, teared up, cheered and raged right along with everyone. I highly recommend this series.

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I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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