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Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel

What’s it all about?:

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be saviour, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. 878 more words

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"Divergent" by Veronica Roth - further reflections

I took a look at the Amazon entry for this book, and what do I see at the bottom of the description?

“Supports the Common Core State Standards” 381 more words

Inked ~ by Eric Smith - 3.5 Stars

 This ebook was provided to me by NetGalley and Bloomsbury USA in exchange for an honest review.

Eighteen year old Caenum lives in a world where tattoos are not simply an act of rebellion. 449 more words

Reading Diary | Brave New World | Aldous Huxley

Began: 10th January 2015

Finished: 18th February 2015

I bought Brave New World for my dissertation, knowing only that it was a famous dystopian novel. I never had time to read it at university, but kept it to read later on, being a sucker for dystopian fiction. 659 more words

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“But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.”

“In fact,” said Mustapha Mond, “you’re claiming the right to be unhappy.”

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The Bone Clocks

“It’s grief for the regions we deadlanded, the ice caps we melted, the Gulf Stream we redirected, the rivers we drained, the coasts we flooded, the lakes we choked with crap, the seas we killed, the species we drove to extinction, the pollinators we wiped out, the oil we squandered, the drugs we rendered impotent, the comforting liars we voted into office–all so we didn’t have to change our cozy lifestyles. 1,052 more words

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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Thank Heaven for Little Girls…

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An alien mothership hovers in the skies above Earth. But they’re not here to make new friends – it seems they’re intent on annihilating the human race. 829 more words

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