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Bite-Size Corner -‘Anthem’ by Ayn Rand

ANTHEM is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated. Equality 7-2521, writing by candlelight in a… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner -‘Anthem’ by Ayn Rand

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Bite-Size Corner – ‘From a Distant Star’ by Karen McQuestion

Seventeen-year-old Emma was the only one who hadn’t given up on her boyfriend, Lucas. Everyone else—his family, his friends, his doctors—believed that any moment could be his last. So when Lucas miraculously returns from the brink of death, Emma thinks her prayers have been answered. As the surprised town rejoices, Emma begins to question whether… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘From a Distant Star’ by Karen McQuestion

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‘Blue Karma’ by J.K. Ullrich

Water. It covers almost three-quarters of the planet, comprises more than half the human body, and has become the most coveted resource on Earth. Amaya de los Santos survived the typhoon that left her an orphan. Now she scrapes by as an ice poacher, illegally harvesting fresh water for an always-thirsty market. But when she… Continue reading ‘Blue Karma’ by J.K. Ullrich

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‘Red Rising’ by Pierce Brown

The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one day tame the surface of the planet and allow humans to live on it. The Reds are humanity’s last hope. Or so it appears, until the day Darrow discovers it’s… Continue reading ‘Red Rising’ by Pierce Brown

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‘Earth & Sky’ by Megan Crewe

Seventeen-year-old Skylar has been haunted for as long as she can remember by fleeting yet powerful sensations that something is horribly wrong. But despite the panic attacks tormenting her, nothing ever happens, and Sky’s beginning to think she’s crazy. Then she meets a mysterious, otherworldly boy named Win and discovers the shocking truth her premonitions… Continue reading ‘Earth & Sky’ by Megan Crewe

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‘The 5th Wave’ by Rick Yancey

The 1st Wave took out half a million people The 2nd Wave put that number to shame The 3rd Wave lasted a little longer, twelve weeks… four billion dead In the 4th Wave, you can’t trust that people are still people. And the 5th Wave? No one knows. But it’s coming. 5 Stars Wow. I… Continue reading ‘The 5th Wave’ by Rick Yancey

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‘Across the Universe’ by Beth Revis

Amy has left the life she loves for a world 300 years away. Someone is waiting for her. He wants to protect her – and more if she’ll let him. But who can she trust amidst the secrets and lies? A killer is out there – and Amy has nowhere to hide… 3 Stars After… Continue reading ‘Across the Universe’ by Beth Revis

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‘The 100’ by Kass Morgan

No one has set foot on Earth in centuries – until now. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents – considered expendable by society – are being sent on a dangerous mission: to re-colonize the planet. It could be their second… Continue reading ‘The 100’ by Kass Morgan