I first bought The Game back in 2014 because it was free in the Kindle store and it sounded interesting. Since then I have read it a handful of times prior to Goodreads enabling re-read capabilities, and it is probably one book that I recommend to everyone that I meet.
The Game by Terry Schott is a fantastic start to The Game is Life series. The planet of Tygon has revolutionized the educational system. Instead of going through school, they play The Game - a virtual reality where they are socialized through the multiple plays that they have, experiencing many lifetimes and experiences until they age out at 18 and have to enter Tygonian society.
It's the 30 year anniversary of the Game, and one of Tygon's best Gamers Zack enters for his final play. Will he finish in the number one slot? Will his careful planning be successful? Time is running out... but for what?
Lorna Love has died and gone to heaven... or rather HVN, a spaceship infested with hamsters (do not feed them, ever) among the stars. The Things We Learn When We're Dead is a unique and refreshing fast paced, character-driven book that is about life, memory, and perception. Continue reading
Set billions of years in the future, the last of humanity races against the Big Crunch (think of the big bang in reverse where the universe shrinks back up) in huge space ships called lifeboats to hopefully outrace the Big Crunch and recolonize, saving the human race. Continue reading
I have read this book a handful of times and always find myself gravitating toward it when I want something light and entertaining. The Reapers Inc series definitely fits that bill. You may think that all the work and bull**** you have to deal with during life is over when you die... but the Afterlife … Continue reading Indie Recommendation: Looking for a fun urban fantasy series? Check out Reapers Inc by Angela Roquet