Category Archives: Dystopian

Review: ‘Glass Sword’ by Victoria Aveyard

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE MAY BE SPOILERS*** Beginning on their escape from Maven, the newly crowned King, Mare and Cal are sucked into the world of the Scarlet Guard. Mare is hailed as a hero; Cal is chained like a... Read More | Share it now!

And Tomorrow? ~ ‘All Our Yesterdays’ by Cristin Terrill #Review #COYER

I started this book quite a while ago, and for some reason, it got lost in the shuffle and never finished. Boy, am I glad I circled back around to it. Em is locked in a cell. She has no idea how long she’s been there. Maybe a few months? The next... Read More | Share it now!

Yes, please ~ ‘Ready Player One’ by Ernest Cline #Review #COYER

I was never into Dungeons and Dragons and don’t care for shoot-em-up games. I was briefly into Myst, but I never liked the claustrophobic feeling I got while playing computer games. I worked at FAO Schwarz (pour one for my homies) a million... Read More | Share it now!

Will the marathon ever end? ~ ‘The Maze Runner’ by James Dashner #Review #COYER

Normally, I do all I can in order to read a book before I see the movie version. This one, though, slipped by me. I happened to get some advance screening tickets for me and my family, so we went. Going made my husband want to read the series; it made... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard

I really overdosed on the dystopia, my dears. I am so tired of the masses who nod like zebras doing what they’re told until some unwilling teen anti-hero is forced to do something about it. Bleak, depressing, sometimes crazy worlds are run by... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Review: ‘Material Girls’ by Elaine Dimopoulos #BookBirthday

Did you ever think that the garment industry could be the setting for a dystopian world? Well, hold on to your trend checkers…because it works. The title is not only a clever take on what garments are made of, it also refers to the materiality... Read More | Share it now!

Some Old Friends, Some New

Nice to see you! It’s been a while, though throughout the last month or so, I have been reading so much. I went through a period where I really, really wanted to re-read many of my old books. When my husband and I lived overseas, many years ago,... Read More | Share it now!

Free Verse Re. My Hatred of the Ending of ‘Allegiant’ by Veronica Roth

While cleaning up the ol’ Goodreads shelves, I saw that this book was still in my “Read But Not Reviewed” folder. So it has taken me a while, but here it is. BEWARE: MAJOR SPOILER AHEAD. I don’t usually review the end books in... Read More | Share it now!

Release Week Book Review: ‘The Eternity Cure’ by Julie Kagawa

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS AHEAD*** Rating: 3.5 A continuation of The Immortal Rules, The Eternity Cure starts off with Allie leaving Eden and, worst of all, Zeke, behind. She knows that it... Read More | Share it now!

Q&D Book Review: ‘Variant’ by Robison Wells

At first glance, the synopsis of this book sounds creepy, cool, scary and awesome. Unfortunately for me, it didn’t live up to the hype. Benson Fisher is just another foster kid in the system who somehow finds out about the perfect school for kids... Read More | Share it now!