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Hooked – How Do You Escape When They’re Always Watching?

Book Review : Hooked Hardwired #1 By Deanna Browne   e-book ARC received in return for an honest review. Spoiler Alert! Summary When virtual reality surpasses people’s wildest dreams, many struggle to remain in the real world. Sixteen-year-old Ari has … Continue reading

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Rift – Is This Just Another Hunger Games?

Book Review : Rift The Rift Saga Book 1 By Andreas Christensen Spoiler Alert! Summary The RIFT Saga begins here. In the ruins of what was once North America lays the Covenant, a nation forged by the iron will of the Moon … Continue reading

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“Firefight” – Does Sanderson Overcome The Typical Middle Book Slump?

Book Review : Firefight, The Reckoners By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Summary: They told David it was impossible–that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet, Steelheart–invincible, immortal, unconquerable–is dead. And he died by David’s hand. Eliminating Steelheart … Continue reading

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“Champion” – Can This Broken World Heal?

Book Review: Champion By Marie Lu Spoiler Alert! He is a Legend. She is a Prodigy. Who will be Champion? June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic—and each other—and now their country is on … Continue reading

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“1984” – Big Brother is Watching You

Book Review : 1984 by George Orwell Spoiler Alert! Winston Smith dutifully goes to work in the Ministry of Truth carefully updating all the records so that everything matches the proclamations of Big Brother so that everything the Party says … Continue reading

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“Legend” – A New Voice In the Young Adult Dystopian Genre

Book Review : Legend by Marie Lu Spoiler Alert! The Republic is at war with its neighbors, the Colonies. Within the Republic, the government dictates each person’s life which is determined by their score at the Trial. June, is the … Continue reading

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“Unwind” – Ethics, Moral Questions and Possible Consequences Create a Dystopian Nightmare

Book Review : Unwind by Neal Shusterman Spoiler Alert! The Second Civil War was fought over the pro-choice vs pro-life debate in The United States. The solution to end the war was a compromise, to unwind those who are no … Continue reading

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