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Book Review: Mockingjay (The Hunger Games #3), by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay (The Hunger Games #3) By: Suzanne Collins Published: August 24, 2010 by Scholastic Press Page Count: 392 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived, even though her home has been destroyed.  Gale has escaped.  Katniss’s family is safe.  Peeta has been captured by the Capitol.  District 13 really does exist. …… Continue reading Book Review: Mockingjay (The Hunger Games #3), by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Culdesac (War With No Name #1.5), by Robert Repino

Culdesac (War With No Name #1.5) By: Robert Repino Published: November 15, 2016 by Soho Press Pages: 128; paperback The Rundown: “The war with no name rages on, setting the world on fire.  Humanity faces extinction at the hands of the Colony, a race of intelligent ants seeking to overthrow the humans and establish a…… Continue reading Book Review: Culdesac (War With No Name #1.5), by Robert Repino

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Book Review: Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3), by Cixin Liu

Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3) By: Cixin Liu Translated by: Ken Liu Published: September 20, 2016 (first published 2010) The Rundown: “Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay.  Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge.  With…… Continue reading Book Review: Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3), by Cixin Liu

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Book Review: Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2), by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2) By: Suzanne Collins Published: September 1, 2009 The Rundown: “Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games.  She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellarck are miraculously still alive.  After all, she has returned to her family and her longtime friend, Gale.  Yet nothing is the way Katniss…… Continue reading Book Review: Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2), by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: New York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson

New York 2140 By: Kim Stanley Robinson Published: March 14, 2017 The Rundown: “It is 2140.  The waters rose, submerging New York City.  But the residents adapted and it remained the bustling, vibrant metropolis it had always been.  Though changed forever.  Every street became a canal.  Every skyscraper an island.  Through the eyes of the…… Continue reading Book Review: New York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson

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Book Review: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1), by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1) By: Suzanne Collins Published: September 14, 2008 The Rundown: “In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.  The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them…… Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1), by Suzanne Collins

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Review: The Fireman, by Joe Hill

  The Fireman By: Joe Hill Published: May 17, 2016 The Rundown: It’s the end of the world as we know it!  A new plague is sweeping the globe, and its name is Dragonscale: a spore that causes black markings to develop on your skin, right before you spontaneously combust.  Nurse Harper Grayson contracted the…… Continue reading Review: The Fireman, by Joe Hill