The Sandcastle Empire | book review

The Sandcastle Empire | book review

Before---Eden's life was simple. Easy. She had wealthy parents, amazing best friends, and a comfortable lifestyle. After---Everyone Eden loves is dead. The Wolfpack controls the world now. Resources are scarce, and the formerly wealthy people, like Eden, are no longer living comfortably. Thanks to the Wolves, they live their lives as slaves, starving and fearful of being . . .

The Infinite Sea | book review

The Infinite Sea | book review

Title: The Infinite Sea Author: Rick Yancey Series: The 5th Wave Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Publication Date: September 2014 Genre(s): Fiction, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Young adult Opening Line: There would be no harvest. I actually finished this book yesterday, but with moving back to school and getting resettled I didn't have enough time to blog. So yeah, didn't take [...]

Fahrenheit 451 | book review

Fahrenheit 451 | book review

Title: Fahrenheit 451 Author: Ray Bradbury Series: None Publisher: Ballantine Books Publication Date: 1953 Genre(s): Fiction, Sci-Fi, Dystopia Opening Line:  It was a pleasure to burn. My best friend gifted this to me for Christmas last month; she obviously knows me well. I chose Fahrenheit 451 as my first book of 2016 because I spent my first moments of this new year with [...]

A Clockwork Orange | adaptation review

A Clockwork Orange | adaptation review

Title: A Clockwork Orange Motion Picture Rating: R Release Date: February 1972 Director: Stanley Kubrick Production Co.: Warner Bros. Runtime: 136 min My Rating: 4 stars I'm not very good at reviewing films, but I like to think I am somewhat qualified to review film adaptations of books. Maybe not, but hey, let me pretend. After finally getting around [...]

Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment | book review

Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment | book review

Title: Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment Author: Better Hero Army (AKA Evan Ramspott) Series: Plagued States of America Publisher: Storyteller Press, LLC Publication Date: July 2013 Rating: 3.5 stars Opening Line: "It took an insane kind of bravery to hunt zombies." *I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Tom grew up [...]