Red Queen ~ Victoria Aveyard

Rating: 4/5 After seeing this book everywhere, I finally decided to pick it up now that the series is either finished or significantly further along. Let me just say, I was a little shocked by how much I enjoyed the story! This is a plot based YA fantasy, heavy on the politics. There's a lot … Continue reading Red Queen ~ Victoria Aveyard

The Waning Age ~ S.E. Grove

Rating: 4/5 This book reminded me of the books I was drawn into as a kid, but more mature. I remember being enveloped in the concept of the book, and enthralled with the characters. This is a feeling I haven't felt often lately, but this book definitely fulfilled those needs. Grove is masterful in finding … Continue reading The Waning Age ~ S.E. Grove

Parable of the Sower ~ Octavia Butler

Rating: 4/5 It's 2025 where Lauren Olamina's journals begin to show The United States devolving into chaos and reactivity. Resources are scarce, and the government is not helping with any sense of security. Lauren's family unit is still strong, and her father places an emphasis on self-reliance and community. Lauren's worried for her future, and … Continue reading Parable of the Sower ~ Octavia Butler

Station Eleven – Emily St. John MandelĀ 

Date Completed: 5/23/2017 Rating: 10/10 This was an awesome book to listen to. Mandel has an excellent handle on storytelling, flowing with ease and precision between characters and time frames. She follows each character through time in a way that gives the timeline a trajectory but doesn't more the story down in forward progression. I … Continue reading Station Eleven – Emily St. John MandelĀ