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Red Rising

Usually when people talk about books you hear how they ‘couldn’t put it down.’ My experience with Red Rising by Pierce Brown was the opposite; I ‘couldn’t pick it up.’ I wasn’t really very interested in the book for a number of reasons. 745 more words

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Little Brother: Hackers vs. the government

Title: Little Brother

Author: Cory Doctorow

Summary: Marcus is a tech-savvy high school student in San Francisco who, one day, with his friends Darryl, Vanessa, and Jose, all leave school early to play an online game with real-life components. 250 more words

Teen Powered

Vault of Dreamers

Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien, Roaring Brook Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781596439382. Reviewed by, John R. Clark, MLIS.

Rosie is one of 100 gifted kids, plucked from every economic strata to have a shot at finishing in the top 50 slots at an elite school for the talented and creative. 374 more words


Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is one of my favourite writers, there is something about the dystopian worlds she creates that draw me in and her description is so uncannily precise yet strange enough to create a slightly off-kilter image. 792 more words


The New Agenda

Name of Author: Simone Pond
Author Bio: I’m a happy author who writes dystopian novels.
Book Title: The New Agenda
Book Genre: Dystopian Fiction
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Use Your Illusion, Part I

Dystopian novels are often set in the near future and feature an oppressive alternate universe that extrapolates upon the worst tendencies of contemporary society. If you read… 518 more words

Original Characters

Section 20

Sirens split the silence of early morning with radioactive crackles as the broken anthem played throughout District 5. Wilson struggled with his rough wool blanker as he went to his radio to tune to the correct frequency. 702 more words

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