Archive for the Science Fiction Category

06.11.2013

The Darkest Mind by: Alexandra Bracken

The mind is indeed a powerful tool, it is where secrets, thoughts, and dreams are held. Bracken shows how dangerous the mind can be, and how the darkest of minds have light and abilities that are controlled and uncontrolled.  With the youth having extraordinary powers fighting for a place with choices. Besides, what is the [...]

02.17.2011

Y: The Last Man

I’ve been holding these hostage for…awhile. So I need to say something about them so I can return them. (I think that they’re beginning to suffer from Stockholm Syndrome as they are even shelved on my living room bookcase. *ahem*) Anyway, Y: The Last Man by Brian Vaughan and Pia Guerra is, first, a graphic [...]

01.18.2011

The Host

As I get older, I’m finding myself more and more conflicted about the books I read. Smeyer’s The Host isn’t helping me in the issue at all. It was in the university library and with all the hype, I thought this meant that I should read it. It sat on my shelf for a month [...]

11.12.2010

Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is dooooooooone! I so dislike this book, despite how hard I tried to like it, because, after all, it’s early classic sci-fi/horror. I will express this in list form, ’cause I like lists. 1) Victor Frankenstein is a weenie. He makes a monster, then runs away from it and ignores it for [...]

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