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The 5th Wave, by Rick Yancey

I am not generally a fan of alien invasion books. In fact, I’m not a huge fan in general of sci-fi that involves aliens (with some notable exceptions). “The 5th Wave” is one of those exceptions, and perhaps it is in part due to the notable lack of aliens in the book. While it is […]

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Waistcoats & Weaponry, by Gail Carriger

Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger My rating: 5 of 5 stars Waistcoats & Weaponry continues the adventures of Sophronia Temminick and her ragtag group of friends — Dimity, Sidheagh, Agatha (although not as much in this book), and Bumbersnoot the mechanimal — as well as developing further the romantic interest with both her sootie […]

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Epitaph Road, by David Patneaude

Epitaph Road by David Patneaude My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read this book on a recommendation from my dad, and I’m glad I did. While at times it felt a bit didactic, overall it was thought provoking and well told. I especially liked the epitaphs at the beginning of each chapter. 2097 is […]

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The Knife of Never Letting Go, by Patrick Ness

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness My rating: 5 of 5 stars Best. Talking. Dog. Ever! Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee […]

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