Daily Archives: July 2, 2012

UnWholly – Neal Shusterman

Spoiler alert – Please read Unwind first before reading this review. Unwind, one of my favorite dystopian thrillers, is another masterpiece by Neal Shusterman and so engrossing that I was a tad reluctant to read the sequel in fear of … Continue reading

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Monument 14 – Emmy Laybourne

This engaging survival, disaster book is also a study of social dynamics and society’s response to catastrophe.  Some rise to the occasion and some fail miserably.  Set in the small town of Monument, Colorado, a sudden massive hailstorm hits with … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Seven: A 44 Scotland Street Novel – Alexander McCall Smith

Once again we are provided with a glimpse into the lives of the Edinburgh residents of  Scotland Street, and once again it is a delight, filled with humor and philosophical musings. Matt and Elspeth are settling into life as newlyweds.  … Continue reading

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Seraphina – Rachel Hartman

A truce between dragons and humans was reached years ago that allows dragons to live amongst humans only when they take a human form.  There are factions of people and dragons that resent the treaty and set plans in motion … Continue reading

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Earth Unaware – Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston

An unusual object is noticed by the spotter on a mining ship, El Cavador, far from Earth in the Kuiper Belt. A few ships manned by families search asteroids for metals in this remote region.  The new object is quite … Continue reading

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