Daily Archives: October 13, 2012

Inside Out & Back Again – Thanhha Lai

This fictionalized account of the author’s childhood in Vietnam during the civil war, the fall of Saigon, and new life in Alabama is written in free verse.  She never knew her father, who was highly educated but had been missing … Continue reading

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Beta – Rachel Cohn

On future Earth, the wealthy have created a luxurious island for themselves, complete with human clones for servants.  Elysia is a newly made teen clone – a test model.  She was told that her “First” had to die in order … Continue reading

Posted in dystopian, science fiction