The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey

Title: The Book of Koli. Series: Rampart Trilogy #1. Writer(s): M.R. Carey. Publisher: Orbit. Format: Paperback. Release Date: April 14th, 2020. Pages: 416. Genre(s): Fantasy. ISBN13:  9780316477536. My Overall Rating: ★★★★☆. We are the byproduct of our education. What we learn throughout time is what guides us and limits our knowledge about the world. Suffice to be fed … Continue reading The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey

What is Your Bookworm Dystopia Like?

Hello ladies and gentlemen, A very long time ago, a young optimistic reader once wrote a post about what could be a perfect bookworm utopia. Innocently—maybe with a tinge of evil—he thought we were ready to use all that precious knowledge we have accumulated on our history to begin a new world where bookworms could … Continue reading What is Your Bookworm Dystopia Like?

The Massive (Omnibus Vol. 1) by Brian Wood

Title: The Massive Omnibus. Volume: 1. Writer(s): Brian Wood. Penciller(s): Garry Brown, Kristian Donaldson, Gary Erskine, Declan Shalvey & Danijel Zezelj. Colourist(s): Dave Stewart & Jordie Bellaire. Letterer(s): Jared K. Fletcher. Publisher: Dark Horse Books. Format: Paperback. Release Date: July 16th 2019. Pages: 392. Genre(s): Comics, Science-Fiction. ISBN13: 9781506713328. My Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆. If it isn’t already clear enough, the planet is far … Continue reading The Massive (Omnibus Vol. 1) by Brian Wood

84K by Claire North

Title: 84K Series: No Author(s): Claire North Publisher: Orbit Format: Paperback Release Date: May 22nd 2018 Pages: 496 Genre(s): Science Fiction ISBN13: 9780316316804 Claire North, also known under the names of Catherine Webb and Kate Griffin, brings us a brand-new dystopian sci-fi story with 84K. Although I've only known her for her huge success upon releasing … Continue reading 84K by Claire North

The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson

Title: The Wolves of Winter Series: No (TBD) Author(s): Tyrell Johnson Publisher: Simon & Schuster Format: ARC Release Date: January 2nd 2018 Pages: 320 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9781501155673 The Wolves of Winter, Tyrell Johnson’s debut novel, is a post-apocalyptic novel that strives to bring life to the shivering, freezing climate in the snow-covered Yukon. It embraces … Continue reading The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson

The Giver by Lois Lowry

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” — Lois Lowry, The Giver     Imagine a society where everyone is treated equally. There are countless rules in place to keep the community in check and not a single one is meant to be broken … Continue reading The Giver by Lois Lowry

Last Light Falling (Book 1) : The Covenant by J. E. Plemons

“I guess the only freedom we have left is whether or not we blindly accept it.” — J. E. Plemons, Last Light Falling (Book 1) : The Covenant      Set in the future, 2053 to be precise, a disastrous event is about to unfold. America will never be normal again. People will meet Death and … Continue reading Last Light Falling (Book 1) : The Covenant by J. E. Plemons

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

“What's it going to be then, eh?” — Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange      This is hands-down one of my favorite reads of 2016. It blows my mind how much it's innovative, thought-provoking and dreadfully disturbing. It blends good and evil as if they weren't water and oil. It succeeds in delivering a criminal-ridden dystopia … Continue reading A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The Threat Below by Jason Latshaw

“It's dangerous, Icelyn. That's what it's like down there. You can never go down there. Never.” — Jason Latshaw, The Threat Below          There was this trend in young adult books where everyone and their mothers could only write, talk and look at dystopias. Don't act all surprised. I'm pretty sure you … Continue reading The Threat Below by Jason Latshaw

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

“that is the secret of happiness and virtue - liking what you've got to do. All conditioning aims at that: making people like their unescapable social destiny.” — Aldous Huxley, Brave New World           Have you ever imagined that even the most perfect utopia imaginable couldn't bring the happiness you truly desire? Aldous … Continue reading Brave New World by Aldous Huxley