Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by the American writer Ray Bradbury. It was published in 1953 and was considered as one of Bradbury’s best works. It is divided into three major parts: Part1: The Hearth and the Salamander, Part 2: The…

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Book Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #0)

Book Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #0)

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is really interesting less as a villain origin story and more as a reflection on the early days of The Hunger Games. Coriolanus Snow is 18 during the events of this book, and the…

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

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

In Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, final installment of The Hunger Games, the most deadly and costly games are launched as the district rebels and the Capitol fight to the bloody finish for power over Panem. Katniss Everdeen continues to be…

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

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

Catching Fire starts up not far from where The Hunger Games ended. Katniss is living in the Victors Village with her family. You’d think she could finally be able to relax and live the cushy life. Well that wouldn’t make…

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

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

Written along the lines of Stephen King’s The Long Walk or George Orwell’s 1984, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins still feels very original and sucked me in completely with its modern day Survivor-esque retelling. The Hunger Games is the…

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Book Review: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Book Review: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is one of those stories that pulls you into the characters’ lives and leaves you wanting more, mulling over the scenes and premise for days after you’ve reluctantly turned the last page.

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Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

In Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, author portrays her survivors as yearning to keep the flame of civilization lit. We follow Miranda, the Station Eleven graphic novel artist and the graphic novel that survives the apocalypse.

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Book Review: The Stand by Stephen King

Book Review: The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand by Stephen King opens on a man-made apocalypse – a designer flu has escaped from an American military laboratory. Within weeks, only a fifth of humanity lives.

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Books about Pandemic to read While Social Distancing during Corona Virus

Books about Pandemic to read While Social Distancing during Corona Virus

With news of the corona virus outbreak, books about pandemic popping up on reading lists around the globe. With stakes so high, it’s easy to see why writers find outbreaks of disease so compelling.

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Book Review: Fait Accompli by Anubhav Shankar

Book Review: Fait Accompli by Anubhav Shankar

‘Fait Accompli’ by Anubhav Shankar begins in Russia in 1941 on a late afternoon when the weather is heavy and everyone can feel that something is about to happen and it does, in the worse(!) way imaginable.

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