Campbell by C. S. Starr Published: November 8th 2013 by C. S. Starr Source: finished copy from author Synopsis: It’s been ten years since a virus wiped out the adult population. Across the world, opportunistic kids worked to reestablish order through the creation of uneasy, fractured territories. A decade later, the rules are changing. Desperate to… Continue reading Book Review: Campbell by C. S. Starr
I find I’m always interested in feminist perspectives, whether it’s in regards to literature, pop culture, or current events. Feminist Fridays is going to be my forum for discussing these issues, and may come in the form of book (or other media) reviews, link roundups, or my rambling thoughts essays. If you’d like to make a habit of discussing… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Sexism in the World of Science Fiction + Diversity in Dystopian Fiction + Badass YA Heroines
Pride and Prejudice isn’t my favorite Jane Austen novel. Neither is Emma. It’s not even Sense and Sensibility or Northhanger Abbey. For the record, it’s Mansfield Park, but a close second is Persuasion. So when a new book came into the library and was described on the jacket as a dystopian/post-apocalyptic spin on Persuasion, I… Continue reading Sci-Fi + Jane Austen: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diane Peterfreund
If I had a nickel for every time I have been asked to recommend a book that is “like The Hunger Games,” I could double my paycheck. It’s great that kids are excited about reading, but I hate that even though we have multiple copies of the most popular read-alikes, they are often checked out.… Continue reading So you loved The Hunger Games…what should you read next?