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Echo Boy (Matt Haig)

Plot: ★★★ Characters: ★★★★ Readability: ★★★ In a world dominated by technology, and changed almost beyond recognition by global warming, echoes have almost become part of the landscape.  Enhanced flesh and bone robots built to look and sound like humans, echoes are used for anything from household chores to manual labour.  Finally, after much coaxing,… Read More Echo Boy (Matt Haig)

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[Sci fi month] Review: Life First (R.J. Crayton)

Review: R.J. Crayton Amazon| Goodreads Summary (From Goodreads.com) Strong-willed Kelsey Reed must escape tonight or tomorrow her government will take her kidney and give it to someone else. In this future forged by survivors of pandemics that wiped out 80 percent of the world’s population, life is valued above all else. The mentally ill are… Read More [Sci fi month] Review: Life First (R.J. Crayton)

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[Sci Fi Month] Series Reflection: Divergent (Veronica Roth)

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the… Read More [Sci Fi Month] Series Reflection: Divergent (Veronica Roth)