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Ready Player One

Title: Ready Player One

Author: Ernest Cline

Publisher: Broadway Books

Release Date: June 2012

Source: Amazon

Rating: 4/5

When I first heard of Cline’s novel, … 414 more words


Remembered Places

The magic of remembered places lures Jonathan to the beach at Tamarindo, Costa Rica in Flight of the Owl, Recall Chronicles, Vol. III. Get your copy here.

Dystopian Fiction

Cocaine Nights - JG Ballard

Ballard’s nightmare version of our world is as astute as ever in Cocaine Nights.

Charles Prentice has gone to Estrella de Mar, a British expat resort on the Spanish coast, where his brother Frank, who runs the resort health club, has pleaded guilty to an arson attack on the Hollinger’s house that killed five people. 379 more words

Review: THE SHIP by Antonia Honeywell

Lalla has grown up in safety. Her parents have shielded her from the world’s collapse in their Bloomsbury flat, and though she knows that the Tube was closed because of the gangs, and that hundreds, thousands of people died when they bombed Regents Park, she has never had to face up to the full horror of a London run by a military government, where a card and a screen address define our personhood, where food is scarce enough that no-one bats an eyelid any more at the government sanctioned executions to reduce the population. 658 more words

Send in the crows

If the city folk had been more observant, they might have noticed it. But they couldn’t read the messages in the mumeration patterns of the starlings. 583 more words

Dystopian Fiction

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

(Photo by Carla Rennick)

Summary (from goodreads.com): This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.
The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers.
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YA Reviews

Out Of This World

I haven’t been keeping up with reviewing the books I’ve been reading, so this one is a quick summation of the last three books I’ve read: a dystopia, a utopia, and the multiverse. 784 more words