Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler (Earthseed #1) Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction Publisher: Grand Central Publishing on November 1, 1993 Source: Purchased When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. The year is 2024, and protagonist Lauren Olamina lives in a walled community in Southern California. Predominantly
“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!