Title: Parable of the Sower (Earthseed #1) Author: Octavia E. Butler Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: November 1, 1993 When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. In a night of fire and death Lauren Olamina, a minister’s young daughter, loses her family and home and
“Tough Traveling” is a weekly Thursday feature created by Nathan at Review Barn where participants make a new list each week based on The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones. This hilarious little book cheerfully pokes fun at the most prevalent tropes in fantasy. All are welcome to take part, and there is a link
Title: World After (Penryn & the End of Days #2) Author: Susan Ee Publisher: Skyscape Publication Date: November 19, 2013 When a group of people capture Penryn’s sister Paige, thinking she’s a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. World After probably would have been a four, four and a half star book if I
This stand-alone paranormal romance delivers on fun, wit, and clever banter between characters. While it’s not my favourite book by Harper, it’s great for a weekend at the beach or cottage!