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2013 Book #43: MaddAddam

2013 Book #43: MaddAddam

I’m getting behind again. I really need to make a habit of writing about a book right after I finish reading it, which is what I’m doing now. Before I write something about Larry Brown’s collection of short stories, which I read...

2012 Book #10: I’m Starved for You

2012 Book #10: I’m Starved for You

But wait, you say. I’m Starved for You is a Kindle Single and is too short to qualify as a novel! And I reply, That’s okay! Because it’s a novella, and it’s awesome! Last year I read and blogged about The Invention of Hugo...

Yay, dystopia! Oh. Wait.

Yay, dystopia! Oh. Wait.

As you might know, I’m reading Yevgeny Zamyatin‘s dystopian novel, We. And I’m totally not going to finish it for a couple of weeks because I have Other Things going on. So I thought I’d give you a quick rundown on what is...

2011 Book #21: The Year of the Flood

2011 Book #21: The Year of the Flood

The Year of the Flood isn’t really a sequel to Oryx and Crake like I expected it to be. The two novels’ events happen at the same time: the plots and characters are interwoven. The Year of the Flood is narrated by two of these...

2011 Book #7: Oryx and Crake

2011 Book #7: Oryx and Crake

I really enjoyed Oryx and Crake . It’s a dystopian, post-apocalyptic-type novel about one of the few men left on Earth. He calls himself Snowman, and the plot bounces back and forth between him and the man he used to be, before the...

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