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50 Book Challenge Update

We are just over a quarter of the way through the year and I have read 15 books which I am pretty happy about. According to Goodreads.com, I am one book ahead of schedule and I have read a fair variety of books including these two which have become new favourites: 532 more words

Literature

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl at the start of this year. 2,957 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

The West and Beyond Bar and Grill by Donald Zagardo

There were no dying pleas, cries or screams, just blood and vomit, burning flesh, bugged out eyes, then nothing. I listened to civilian radio stations every day, all my life, until the music stopped, then to signals from various military centers until they went dead. 1,777 more words

All Stories

The End of the World (For Adults)

The end of the world is popular, apparently, considering all the dystopian novels glutting the book world. I love a good doom and gloom story one in a while myself, but I prefer the adult versions rather than all the YA blockbusters out there (sorry, Hunger Games and Divergent fans, but it’s not for me). 716 more words

Books

20 Books To Satisfy Your Cravings for Dystopia

Dystopian fiction, just like any other fiction, is written mainly for entertainment. But because of the subject we also connect with it on a deeper, often thought inspiring level. 2,833 more words

Books

Review: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

Genre: Fiction

Rating: 2.0/5.0 stars

Main Takeaways: Slow on the story progression and a confusing structure and writing style. Red Clocks offered an interesting premise, but ultimately fails to deliver. 526 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: Gifted, by H.A. Swain

Swain, H.A. Gifted. Feiwel and Friends, 2016. $17.99. ISBN 9781250028303. 327 pgs. Ages 14 and up. P7 Q7

In a world where genetic modification creates artistic prodigies among the rich and privileged, Orpheus Chanson, son of elite “Plute” Harold Hanson, who holds the copyright for Acquired Savant Abilities (ASA) surgery, has no interest in being modified, so he runs away. 107 more words

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