Snow has finally arrived in my part of the neighbourhood! While it would have been wonderful to have snow on Christmas day, it’s better late than never. Living in Canada, I, as well as other Canadians, love their seasons and I was starting to miss the snow. Winter isn’t really winter without a little white on the ground. Now is the best time to curl up on the couch, sitting by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows alongside a good book. Continue reading →
Science fiction has been creeping into mainstream media a lot more lately. Dystopian stories seem to be all the rage in books and movies, however there’s a newer trend I’ve been enjoying immensely: Aliens. If you’re a fan of the show Doctor Who or the video game series Assassin’s Creed, then you’ll be in for a treat with Megan Crewe’s novel Earth & Sky. It has time-traveling aliens, and the characters explore ancient civilizations and significant moments in history.
Seventeen-year-old Skylar suffers from anxiety episodes whenever something doesn’t feel right. When she crosses paths with an alien boy named Win, she learns two things: aliens are real and her anxiety attacks are actually a gift of heightened awareness, allowing her to sense when a moment in time has been altered. Earth has been a part of an alien species’ experiment, and now the consequences threaten Earth and its people. Together, Skylar and Win travel through time to save Earth before it’s too late. Continue reading →