Category: Dystopian

The Ultimate Nerdgasm: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Ultimate Nerdgasm: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Hey Bookworms! I am just starting to get into listening to audio books in situations other than long solo road trips. I’m not exactly tech savvy, but I’m pleased to report that I have figured out how to access audio books through my library’s digital service for ZERO dollars! (It’s embarrassingly easy, actually. There’s an app for that.) I’m happy to report that Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (narrated… Read more »

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Just Your Typical Prototype (Prototype by MD Waters)

Just Your Typical Prototype (Prototype by MD Waters)

Greetings, Bookworms! If you’re not singing No Doubt’s “Just a Girl” right now based on the title of this post, please, by all means, put it on as background music. Now that I’m done foisting 90s ear worms on you, we can get down to business. Earlier this year I read and really enjoyed Archetype by MD Waters. I was overjoyed when I was offered a complimentary copy of the sequel,… Read more »

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The Office of Mercy by Ariel Djanikian

The Office of Mercy by Ariel Djanikian

Howdy Bookworms, You know how much I love a good dystopian novels, right? ESPECIALLY when they can stand on their own and not foist a trilogy upon me. (This ended well, PLEASE, don’t trilogy me!) A while back I received an email from Penguin (my favorite publisher, for obvious reasons) offering me a copy of The Office of Mercy by Ariel Djanikian in exchange for an honest review. Despite my love of penguins… Read more »

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Archetype by MD Waters

Archetype by MD Waters

How Goes it Bookworms? I’m doing just fine myself. You know. Not having been bought, sold, or otherwise manhandled has made my life pretty darn sweet. I’ve always been a pretty big fan of my basic human rights not being violated. I’m not sure what it says about me as a person that I really dig dystopian fiction, because they are all up in the human rights violations. A few… Read more »

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I Don’t Even Want to Go There! (Top Ten Tuesday)

I Don’t Even Want to Go There! (Top Ten Tuesday)

Greetings Bookworms, It’s Tuesday and the ladies of The Broke and the Bookish have a fabulous topic for us today. They’ve asked us to list out societies we’d never want to live in and/or characters we’d never want to trade places with. Dystopias and post-apocalyptic novels are some of my favorite books, so I’m really excited! Let’s get to listing, shall we? 1. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (my review):… Read more »

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Solomon The Peacemaker by Hunter Welles

Solomon The Peacemaker by Hunter Welles

Hiya Bookworms, A few weeks back I ran across a review for a book that piqued my interest. Monika from A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall posted a review of a very cool sounding dystopian book called Solomon the Peacemaker by Hunter Welles. I love a good dystopia, so I made my way over to NetGalley to ask nicely for an advanced copy. *Full Disclosure: I received a copy of this book… Read more »

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Howdy, Bookworms! Last month I read Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth. I, along with thousands of other greedy readers, waited in anticipation for the final installment of the series, Allegiant to be released. I’ve been toying with the idea of how to put this review together while still avoiding spoilers, so I’m going to do my best. I will not be spoiling this book specifically, but if you haven’t read the other books, there… Read more »

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The Passage by Justin Cronin: A Fellowship of the Worms Spooktacular

The Passage by Justin Cronin: A Fellowship of the Worms Spooktacular

Salutations, Bookworms! The Fellowship of the Worms is back in session. Our book club choice this month was The Passage by Justin Cronin, and an excellently creepy selection for October (if I do say so myself.) WARNING: We will be discussing the WHOLE book. This will no doubt include SPOILERS. If you did not read the book and would like to participate, pick up a copy of The Passage and give it a read. This post will be here… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best and Worst Series Enders

Top Ten Tuesday: Best and Worst Series Enders

Happy Tuesday Bookworms! Anybody else noticed that series are ALL THE RAGE these days? It seems like nobody feels like writing a stand alone book anymore… Or something. I’m a pretty big fan of series on the whole. Sometimes though, the last book in the series is truly a make or break moment. Today, the ladies of The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list out our favorite… Read more »

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The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor

The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor

Muahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaa Dear Bookworms! I’m busting out my evil laugh to celebrate the fact that it’s October and I’m reading some scary books. Remember this summer when I went to BlogHer? One of the keynote speakers was Gale Ann Hurd- the executive producer of the greatest show currently on television, The Walking Dead. St. Martin’s Press was another of the BlogHer sponsors and they hooked up the attendees with a copy of The Walking… Read more »

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