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The Ship

It’s not very often that a book gets me looking at oranges in a new way.

Well, oranges and apples, and computers, and society… and the British Museum. 648 more words

Random Ramblings

Intellectual Property

If you have really been reading this blog for a long time, you know that I love science fiction — the only thing I remember reading before a raft of juvenile SF titles was a biography of Marie Curie and another of Joan of Arc, which could explain a lot about me. 241 more words

Reading Matter

While We Run

While We Run by Karen Healey continues the story of Tegan and Abdi. However, unlike the first book which at least tried to get readers to think about issues such as environment, immigration, race, gender, etc. 525 more words

Book Reviews

Station Eleven

Wandering around Waterstones on a trip to Birmingham this weekend, I idly picked up a copy of Emily St. John Mandel’s latest novel, Station Eleven… 624 more words

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel


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A particularly virulent strain of flu wipes out the population of most of the world within a few weeks. This is the story of before that event and twenty years after it. 544 more words

Book Review


Inhuman by Kat Falls, Scholastic Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780545370998. Reviewed by, John R. Clark, MLIS.

Lane McEvoy lives beside the giant 700 foot high wall that stretches from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico. 318 more words


Independent Study by Joelle Charbonneau

Book #4: Independent Study (Book of the Testing Series) by Joelle Charbonneau

This is the second book of the Testing Series. Cia is now a student at the University, but she still faces as much danger as she did in the Testing. 172 more words

No Dragons