A Measure of Serenity by Bryan K. Prosek

Copy of Science Fiction with pink background and oversized moon with reflection in water
Book Genre Block - "Young Adult" with 4 young adults

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Wow, this book was so interesting, and also kind of terrifying LOL! Serenity is a genius and then some. Looking for her dad on the Harvard campus, she accidently falls into another version of reality, and there is danger everywhere…

This is a YA story, but Serenity is such a mature young lady, it didn’t even feel YA. She is such a different main character. With her incredible intelligence she observes things others miss, and it makes her narration fascinating.

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Death Warrant by Bryan Johnston

Person peeking through hole titled "Thriller"
Copy of Science Fiction with pink background and oversized moon with reflection in water

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Well, wow, this was a fun, inventive story that had me hoooooked! First of all, this concept, I can actually imagine people watching a show like this…which is probably why Bryan Johnston wrote this story. It was fast-paced and wildly entertaining!

There’s a TV show, Death Warrant, where people volunteer to be murdered on live TV, for a very large payout that is given to their designated family member. After the sign up, the person’s memory is wiped clean, and they do not remember that they have signed up to be assassinated. We follow Frankie’s story as she signs herself up for this, and then goes about her life, forgetting that she is a ticking time bomb.

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