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Review: The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson

Review: The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson

I have a confession to make – this is the first Brandon Sanderson book I’ve read (*prepares for excommunication from fantasy fans*). I do have a couple sitting on my shelves but I haven’t had much of a chance for epic fantasy lately! Enter The Rithmatist, with great reviews from… Read more »

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Review: Dust, Hugh Howey

Review: Dust, Hugh Howey

Wow, what a satisfying and gripping conclusion to the Silo saga. I enjoyed this book so much that I forgot to take review notes while I was reading it. I was so engrossed in the plot and so invested in the characters that I forgot that this was an ARC… Read more »

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Review: Allegiant, Veronica Roth

Review: Allegiant, Veronica Roth

This review may contain spoilers for previous books in the series.   Overview The first part of this book was great nad had me eating out of the palm of Veronica Roth’s hand. However, by the halfway point I could see where we were headed in terms of pacing and… Read more »

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Review: Shift, Hugh Howey

Review: Shift, Hugh Howey

“Predict the inevitable”, she said, “and you’re bound to be right one day.” Shift is the second book in the Silo trilogy and the prequel to Wool.  It shows us the events that lead up to Juliette taking her ‘long walk to freedom’, how and why the silos were built,… Read more »

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Review: Allegiant, Veronica Roth

Review: Allegiant, Veronica Roth

Secrets, betrayals and a much wider world than the people of Chicago thought was possible. This final part of the Divergent trilogy promised so much, but sadly, didn’t really deliver. Please note: This review is for the third book in the Divergent trilogy and so contains spoilers for the first two… Read more »

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Review: Wool, Hugh Howey

Review: Wool, Hugh Howey

“Killing a man should be harder than waving a length of pipe in their direction. It should take long enough for one’s conscience to get in the way.” Warning: This is an addictive read. I initially felt daunted by the large 500 plus page volume sitting on my shelf, especially… Read more »

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Review: Across a Star-Swept Sea, Diana Peterfreund

Review: Across a Star-Swept Sea, Diana Peterfreund

“We can only be responsible for what we ourselves do.”   Such a lovely novel that managed to uniquely blend a futuristic dystopian setting with a sense of old fashioned proprietary.  This is a companion novel to Peterfreund’s For Darkness Shows the Stars and I loved how the 2 interlocked though… Read more »

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Review: Under the Never Sky, Veronica Rossi

Review: Under the Never Sky, Veronica Rossi

Overview This is a brilliantly crafted debut from author Veronica Rossi. Featuring a intricate and vivid world, there exists the dichotomy of two types of peoples, the dwellers and the outsiders. When these worlds mix for Aria and Peregrine, not only are we in for a wonderful journey but we… Read more »

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