Reading Challenge: 2016 Dystopia Reading Challenge

Book Review: The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine) by James Dashner

Book Review: The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine) by James Dashner

“Everything he knew was a result of artificial intelligence. Manufactured data and memories. Programmed technology. A created life.” The Rule of Thoughts is the second novel in James Dashner’s The Mortality Doctrine series. The story picks up right where the first book ended. Michael has figured out the mystery of the VirtNet,and Kaine’s masterplan. Now Michael has a […]

Book Review: The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine) by James Dashner

Book Review: The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine) by James Dashner

“Who knows the true definition of real?” I’ve had this series on my TBR list for years. Ever since I read Dashner’s The Maze Runner series. When I caught this first two books on sale for less than $2, I just knew I’d begin it immediately. But I didn’t. Now all this time later I’ve finally decided […]

Blog Tour: For the Clan by Archer Kay Leah (Giveaway)

Blog Tour: For the Clan by Archer Kay Leah (Giveaway)

Review Archer Kay Leah’s For the Clan was a pretty good sic-fi, romantic novel. It takes place in the 22nd Century in Canada. The economy has collapsed, and the military has taken over the towns, though some people live in the woods. These people live in clans, and try to have as much freedom as they can […]

Book Review: Enclave (Razorland) by Ann Aguirre

Book Review: Enclave (Razorland) by Ann Aguirre

“In the enclave, the strong and the physically perfect survived, but if you were strong, you protected the weak until they had an opportunity to grow into their own power.” At least that’s how things were supposed to be. Sadly, Hunters Deuce and Fade discover that the place they’ve come to call home isn’t what […]

Book Review: Light (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Book Review: Light (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

“I suppose we’ll behave like a bunch of holier-than-thou hypocrites. Because the alternative is to look at ourselves in the mirror and know that we are capable of dark and terrible things.” Light, the final novel in Michael Grant’s Gone series neatly wraps up all loose ends, had loads of actions, and left me feeling satisfied. At the […]

Book Review: Fear (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Book Review: Fear (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

“In the land of the blind, a one-eyed man is king.” Fear picks up four months after Plague. Sam, Edilio, Dekka, and others are living out at the lake while Caine and Albert rule Perdido Beach. It’s been an entire year since all of the adults disappeared, and the survivors are trying to move on from the […]

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

“The most powerful magic of all is choice.” In Ice Like Fire, readers find Meira not too long after the events in the first book. She’s struggling with her new role as queen, while grappling with her new reality of being under Cordell’s thumb. Though she wants her people to be safe, Meira doesn’t feel that magic […]

Book Review: Plague (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Book Review: Plague (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Eight months since all the adults disappeared from Perdito Beach, the survivors discover a new horror. A plague has come to town, and is wiping out the kids in the way that hunger and lies have failed to do. In Author Michael Grant’s fourth installment of his best-selling Gone series Sam, Astrid, Caine, Diana, and […]

Book Review: These Broken Stars (A Starboard Novel) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Book Review: These Broken Stars (A Starboard Novel) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

“For a moment the image before us is frozen: our world, our lives, reduced to a handful broken stars half lost in uncharted space. Then it’s gone, the view swallowed by the hyperspace winds streaming past, blue-green auroras wiping the after-images away. Until all that’s left is us” I didn’t learn about these novels until last […]