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Review “The Circle” by Dave Eggers

Title: The Circle Author: Dave Eggers Publication: Vintage Release Date: April 22nd 2014 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NO Rating: (4/5) “When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus,… Continue reading Review “The Circle” by Dave Eggers

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Review “Vassa in the Night” by Sarah Porter

Title: Vassa in the Night Author: Sarah Porter Publication: Tor Teen Release Date: September 20th 2016 Genre: Fantasy Spoilers: NOPE Rating: (4/5) “In the enchanted kingdom of Brooklyn, the fashionable people put on cute shoes, go to parties in warehouses, drink on rooftops at sunset, and tell themselves they’ve arrived. A whole lot of Brooklyn… Continue reading Review “Vassa in the Night” by Sarah Porter

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Review “War of the Worlds” by H.G. Wells

Title: The War of the Worlds Author: H.G. Wells Publication: ? Release Date: 1897 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NO! Rating: (3/5) “With H.G. Wells’ other novels, The War of the Worlds was one of the first and greatest works of science fiction ever to be written. Even long before man had learned to fly, H.G.… Continue reading Review “War of the Worlds” by H.G. Wells

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Review “The Loneliness of Distant Beings” by Kate Ling (Ventura Saga #1)

Title: The Loneliness of Distant Beings (Ventura Saga #1) Author: Kate Ling Publication: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Release Date: May 19th 2016 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NO Rating: (1/5) “Even though she knows it's impossible, Seren longs to have the sunshine on her skin. It's something she feels she needs to stay sane. But when you're… Continue reading Review “The Loneliness of Distant Beings” by Kate Ling (Ventura Saga #1)

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Review “The Ask and the Answer” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #2)

Title: The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking #2) Author: Patrick Ness Publication: Walker Books Release Date: May 4th 2009 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: MAYBE IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST NOVEL! Rating: (4/5) “We were in the square, in the square where I'd run, holding her, carrying her, telling her to stay alive, stay… Continue reading Review “The Ask and the Answer” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #2)

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Review “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #1)

Title: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1) Author: Patrick Ness Publication: Walker Books Release Date: May 5th 2008 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NOPE Rating: (4/5) “Prentisstown isn't like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will… Continue reading Review “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #1)

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Review Illuminae by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #1)

Title: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Publication: Oneworld Publications Release Date: October 20th 2015 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NO! Rating: (4/5) “This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two… Continue reading Review Illuminae by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #1)

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Review “The Talented Mr. Ripley” by Patricia Highsmith (Ripley #1)

Title: The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley #1) Author: Patricia Highsmith Publication: Vintage Release Date: August 5th 1999 Genre: Thriller (Crime) Spoilers: NO SPOILERS! Rating: (4/5) “Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath, influencing countless novelists and filmmakers. In this first novel, we are introduced to suave, handsome… Continue reading Review “The Talented Mr. Ripley” by Patricia Highsmith (Ripley #1)

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Review Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Title: Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold Author: Margaret Atwood Publication: Hogarth Release Date: October 6th 2016 Genre: Contemporary (Retelling) Spoilers: NOPE Rating: (3/5) “The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange noises and creatures. Here, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots to restore the fortunes of his daughter Miranda by using magic… Continue reading Review Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

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Review The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

Title: The Walls Around Us Author: Nova Ren Suma Publication: Algonquin Young Readers Release Date: March 24th 2015 Genre: Thriller Spoilers: NO SPOILERS Rating: (3.5/5) “On the outside, there's Violet, an eighteen-year-old dancer days away from the life of her dreams when something threatens to expose the shocking truth of her achievement. On the inside,… Continue reading Review The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma