Oxygen is essential for most living things. For 2.5 billion years, it was the most abundant chemical on Earth. Until the Switch. Imagine living in a world where the only way to get air is to buy it under extremely high prices; a world where air is so limited that only the upper class citizens… Read More "Breathe"
Veronica Rossi’s Under the Never Sky a truly enterprising debut. This being said, is not a fantasy book, it’s not a dystopian story, it’s not a science-fiction novel; but rather all three of those genres. And that brings me to my first problem with the novel. It’s labeled as a “dystopian” novel, but it’s not. Like… Read More Under the Never Sky
The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you. The Book Thief is one of the more intriguing and uniquely written books I’ve read, following a Book Thief, a little girl named Liesel and the spark that leads to the fire that began World War Two. It’s a small… Read More "The Book Thief"
This is the secret of the stars, I tell myself. In the end, we are alone. No matter how close you seem, no one else can touch you. While Across the Universe may not be flawless, it is still a fresh breath into the young adult science fiction genre that is sure to entertain readers.… Read More Across the Universe
The summary for Glitch immediately drew me in, as I am a big fan of dystopian novels. I love the way that authors are able to look at the current events in our society and transform them into something eerily plausible. Glitch started decently enough, but then a love triangle was formed and things started… Read More Glitch
If I had to say anything about The Maze Runner, it would be that there’s a difference between creating suspense and just being plain annoying. Sadly, I think The Maze Runner does the former. Basically, our story follows Thomas – who wakes up with no memories in a mysterious maze. There he finds a group… Read More "The Maze Runner"