Tag: science fiction

Every Day by David Levithan

It’s entirely possible I’m reading too many books aimed at younger audiences (see this recent post), because I didn’t care for this one.  By the end, I appreciated what Levithan was trying to do, and I also appreciated the creative, complex concept of the book.  But because I didn’t like the main character, I couldn’t…

The Invisible Man and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

NOTE: this review has spoilers.  I’m assuming, since these books are classics, a basic knowledge of the plot. But if you don’t already know the story feel free to stop reading this review.  Both books should be read by anyone who enjoys classic science fiction. I read these two books for the League of Extraordinary…

Review: Pump Six and Other Stories by Paulo Bacigalupi

Paulo Bacigalupi is the author of the award-winning science fiction novel, The Windup Girl, and a young adult novel called Ship Breaker.  I loved Ship Breaker; but I’ve tried to read The Windup Girl and found it difficult to get into.  Bacigalupi introduces a very detailed alternative world that’s can be compared to the noir-dystopian-Asian-influenced…