Category: Science-Fiction

Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk’s Lullaby asks the question: what would you do if you discovered the power to make you a god? Suddenly, the command of life and death, sickness and health, growth and destruction, is in your hands. Do you want it? Will you use it?… Continue Reading “Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk”

X-Men, Astrophysics, and Hate

X-Men Siege (Mutant Empire #1) by Christopher Golden A few weeks ago, I was at Half-Price Books selling a big chunk of my library when, lo and behold, I stumbled across all three books in this Mutant Empire series. I’m absolutely upset with the 1990s… Continue Reading “X-Men, Astrophysics, and Hate”

Thoughts: Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith So, this is the way the world ends.  Not with a bang, but with a …uh… clacking-buzzing sorta sound? Yes, I think T.S. Eliot would be proud of Andrew Smith’s newest wasteland, which is to say, an average, all-American,… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith”

Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

. Divergent by Veronica Roth Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 41 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable. In Chicago, sometime in the (not too distant) future, society has been torn apart by war, and those who remain have separated into… Continue Reading “Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth”

Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey Final Verdict: 2.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 35 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable. Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave is a young adult sci-fi dystopian novel that has been carefully constructed to check off all the… Continue Reading “Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey”