Tag: dystopian fiction

Cress by Marissa Meyer- Review

Posted April 26, 2014 in Books, Reviews / 2 Comments
Cress by Marissa Meyer- Review

Cress by Marissa Meyer My rating: 4.5/5 Stars Publisher: Feiwel and Friends (2014) Length: 550 pgs Series: The Lunar Chronicles #3 Format: Hardcover, purchased from Target Goodreads Synopsis: In this third book in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army. Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl imprisoned on a satellite since childhood who’s only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she’s just received orders from […]


Divergent: Text to Film Thoughts

Posted March 24, 2014 in Film Reviews / 2 Comments
Divergent: Text to Film Thoughts

Like many avid YA readers, I always approach the making of a film based on a book series with a weary sort of sigh, because there are so many ways that it can go horribly, horribly wrong (i.e. Twilight, Beautiful Creatures, and I haven’t even bothered seeing The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones). I’m also usually highly skeptical of the casting, and Divergent was no exception. Yet I wanted to see the movie to get my Tris-and-Four fill as I’ve yet to read the last book in the series because it’s received such mixed reviews (though I have read a […]


World After by Susan Ee- Review

Posted March 15, 2014 in Books, Reviews / 0 Comments
World After by Susan Ee- Review

World After by Susan Ee My rating: 4/5 Stars Publisher: Skyescape (November 2013) Length: 438 pgs Series: Penryn and the End of Days #2 Format: Paperback, purchased from Amazon Goodreads Synopsis: In this sequel to the bestselling fantasy thriller, Angelfall, the survivors of the angel apocalypse begin to scrape back together what’s left of the modern world. When a group of people capture Penryn’s sister Paige, thinking she’s a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken. Penryn drives through the streets of San Francisco looking for Paige. Why are the streets so […]