Reviews and Blog Posts: futuristic

Mass effect : revelation

by Drew Karpyshyn

DPL Rating:
4

This book is a pretty good read, and great for anyone who has questions after playing the first mass effect game. I think they go great together. But it's definitely a good stand alone novel as well if you aren't the video game type.

Cinder

by Marissa Meyer

DPL Rating:
4

Cinder is cyborg who is a skilled mechanic in New Beijing. She lives with her cruel stepmother and step sisters. This book loosely follows a Cinderella story. Of course there is a prince who by chance happens to become quite friendly with Cinder not knowing she is a cyborg. New...

Catching fire

by Suzanne Collins

DPL Rating:
2

I would like to first start off by saying that I am giving this title a rating of 2 stars because the version I am reviewing is the AUDIO version and not the book. I have read the book previously, and chose to listen to the book to and from...

The age of miracles : a novel

by Karen Thompson Walker

DPL Rating:
5

Sometimes, the disaster that could end the world isn't a meteor, or zombies, or a deadly virus. Something that we all take for granted, like the turning of the earth in its 24-hour cycle, when disrupted, can cause more devastation that we would have thought possible. Join 12 year old...

Santa Olivia

by Jacqueline Carey

DPL Rating:
5

Loup Garron is the product of an affair between a genetically modified soldier and a local in the town of Santa Olivia, an unofficial town in the DMZ between Texas and Mexico. Orphaned at an early age, she spends time with her brother, who is training for a boxing match...

Unwind

by Neal Shusterman

DPL Rating:
5

Like those chilling science fiction novels that paint a picture of a bleak future that you think just MIGHT really happen someday? Then here's a book for you! The Heartland War was fought over one issue: abortion. Instead of one side winning, there was a compromise: The Bill Of Life....

Wide awake

by David Levithan

DPL Rating:
4

In the not-too-distant future, a gay Jewish man is elected president of the U.S. The governor of Kansas opposes his election, and demands a recount in his state. As these events unfold through the eyes of 16-year-old Duncan and his friends, they also start questioning their own beliefs, commitments, and...

Rash

by Pete Hautman

DPL Rating:
4

It's the late 21st century, and things are different. Bo's father and brother are in prison, like 1/3 of the men in the new USSA. Offenses like road rage and verbal assault carry heavy sentences, and the prisoners do most of the work of running the country. Bo realizes that...

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