Pre/Post-Apocalyptic Category

Book Review: Three by Jay Posey

Three by Jay Posey Expected Date of Publication: July 30, 2013 Thank you to NetGalley and Angry Robot for providing me with a pre-release copy of Three in exchange for an honest review. This futuristic, post-apocalyptic science fiction novel piqued my interest as soon as I saw it, and I knew even from reading its […]

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Book Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey Having really enjoyed Rick Yancey’s The Monstrumologist, I became interested in checking out the author’s other works and decided to pick up his new young adult book The 5th Wave. The book tells the story of an alien invasion, happening over a period of time in a series of planned […]

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Book Co-Review: 25 Perfect Days by Mark Tullius

25 Perfect Days by Mark Tullius Expected Date of Publication: June 30, 2013 25 Perfect Days is a collection of twenty-five short stories all linked together in some way, each written from a different character’s point of view. The book spans decades and generations, showing the decline of society into a totalitarian state where the government and a radical religion […]

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Book Review: The Elves of Cintra by Terry Brooks

The Elves of Cintra by Terry Brooks This is the second book in the Genesis of Shannara series so expect spoilers if you have not read the first, Armageddon’s Children, which I reviewed here. The second thing to note is that I am not a previous fan of the Shannara series. When I first attempted […]

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Book Review: Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey

Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Post-Apocalyptic, Supernatural Series: Book 1 of Black Dawn Publisher: Angry Robot (March 26, 2013) Author’s Information: Twitter | Webpage Tiara’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars   This is an advance reader copy that I snagged from Netgalley. I think the book will be released sometime in March/April […]

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Book Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell I read this book because of the trailer, like many others. The trailer – despite the presence of Tom Hanks AND Halle Berry – fascinated me, though I could not fathom what was going on in what promised to be an excitingly visual journey through the times and lives of oddly connected people. […]

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Book Review: Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler

Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler Octavia E. Butler’s books are not for the squeamish and most certainly not for people who want happy, Hollywood endings. Things work out in the end – but never in a nice neat package. There is always a lot of loss in all of its most painful forms. Her […]

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Book Review: Clay’s Ark by Octavia E. Butler

Clay’s Ark by Octavia E. Butler This was the most disturbing books by Octavia E. Butler that I have read yet, further inspiring my desire to have a conversation with her to find out just how that brain worked. Her concepts are fascinating, even when as disturbing as this one. Perhaps it was the violence […]

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Book Review: Patternmaster by Octavia E. Butler

Patternmaster by Octavia E. Butler After Clay’s Ark, I had no idea what to expect with The Patternmaster. What I did not expect was that the Clayark evolution would basically turn those people into animals – albeit really smart human-like animals – and that they would have no real purpose to their existence save to […]

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