Tag: Book Review

Devil may care. Fluidly swinging her sword, the protagonist Gideon Nav steps resolutely forward while bone and skeleton crumble asunder. In Tamsyn Muir's book Gideon the Ninth, she and her partner-slash-mortal enemy Harrowhark Nonagesimus brave gruesome trials and tribulations. Photo by Sophie Goodman.

Gideon the Ninth gloriously introduces necromancy in the stars

Similar to the clear-cut trail of a rocketship hurtling through space, Tamsyn Muir’s book, “Gideon the Ninth,” cleaves a shadow stretching across several planets. This eye-catching world of dystopian nightmare and fantasy is monstrous for its harsh injustice, yet beautiful for its intricacy and genuine […]

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Cover for Emily Suvada's "This Mortal Coil"

[Review] ‘This Mortal Coil’ by Emily Suvada is a must read sci-fi book

Emily Suvada’s “This Mortal Coil” follows Catarina Agatta: a hacker and daughter of the renowned geneticist, Lachlan Agatta, who lives in a world where it is normal to inject technology into one’s body. A lethal virus epidemic, the hydra, is spreading around the globe and Lachlan […]

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Review: Red Queen

Review: Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel, “Red Queen,” features an intense, dramatic plot in which the protagonist battle a divided society and the betrayal it incites. In this book there’s two types of people: “silvers” and “reds.” “Silvers” are the elite with supernatural powers, while “reds” are poor […]

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Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

  The young adult novel, “Skin and Bones,” by Shelly Shahan was written to bring awareness of increasingly common teenage eating disorders. The story takes place in Los Angeles, California at a hospital eating disorder unit (EDU). It exhibits a coming of age journey through […]

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