Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Reviewed by Casey

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The year is 2575, and two rival mega-corporations are at war over Kerenza, a planet that's little more than a speck at the edge of the universe. Now with enemy fire raining down, Kady and Ezra, who are barely speaking to each other, are forced to evacuate with a hostile warship in hot pursuit. Soon, a plague breaks out and mutates with terrifying result and the fleet's AI may actually be their enemy.

I'm a huge fan of books told through letters, interviews, and journal entries, and this epistolary novel also included maps, medical reports, and other engaging visuals. I could have done without the teen romance, but this story is fast-paced and offers enough suspense that I still finished it in one sitting.

Rating: 3/5 stars