Tag Archives: dystopian

Book Review: Cat’s Cradle by Vonnegut

Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 3 of 5 stars One of the first books I remember being ‘required’ to read in school (Middle School to be exact) happened to be Slaughterhouse-Five. Looking back, even though I had been … Continue reading

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Book Review: Insurgent by Roth

Insurgent by Veronica Roth My rating: 4 of 5 stars I eagerly awaited the arrival of Insurgent. I devoured Divergent last fall in hours, unusual in that I normally read two to three books simultaneously over the course of a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: In Time (2011)

In Time (2011) 3.5 out of 5 stars I’m not the first one to mention this in a review of In Time, and probably won’t be the last.  The comparison to Logan’s Run is inevitable, but I see it also … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ready Player One by Cline

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My rating: 4 of 5 stars I must say Ready Player One easily and quickly became one of my funnest and most memorable reads of 2011. Wade Watts lives in the not too distant … Continue reading

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Novella Review: The Machine Stops by Forster

The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster My rating: 3 of 5 stars 3.5 stars I found this gem yesterday via Feedbooks public domain short stories listings. I raised my eyebrows when I saw E.M. Forster wrote a science fiction novella … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mockingjay by Collins

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins My rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this as part of the The Hunger Games Trilogy omnibus ebook edition. I had high hopes for the final novel of the series, especially after thoroughly enjoying the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Catching Fire by Collins (4 Stars)

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 4 out of 5 stars Read in October 2011 I read this in record time and surprised myself by liking it better than the first book, the Hunger Games. Katniss’ relationship with her family, friends … Continue reading

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