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Fire & Flood and Salt & Stone by Victoria Scott

Tella’s older brother is sick and none of the doctors can figure out what’s wrong with him. After being forced to move to Montana with the rest of her family, Tella receives an invitation to compete in the Brimstone Bleed–the winner gets a cure for any disease. 477 more words


Religion as Technology in Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood

This piece contains spoilers.

Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood poses a disturbing conflict between humans and the Earth, exploring an issue that is pressing both globally and in North America today. 923 more words

Science Fiction

Let's Get This Party Started!

***SPOILER ALERT:  There is potential spoilers in the comments section.  I have tried my best to not spoil anything in my post, but I make ZERO promises for the comments.*** 475 more words

Book Recommendations

Hunger Games

Maybe this is passé, but I think it might be interesting to talk about The Hunger Games. While I don’t think it’s anywhere near the level of Margaret Atwood’s… 92 more words

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

In  the Maze Runner, Thomas, a sixteen year old boy, wakes up on an elevator with no memory other than his name. He finds that he is in the glade, and that he and many other boys are trapped and must navigate through a maze. 103 more words

Teen Fiction

City of Savages

My sister and I are nothing alike, so I related to the relationship between Skye and Phee in City of Savages by Lee Kelly. I mean the nature vs. 608 more words

Book Reviews

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger games is a book set in the country of Panem in a ruined North America. Here, twelve districts surround a Capitol. After the districts went to war with the Capitol and lost, the Hunger Games were born as part of the surrender terms. 124 more words

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