Book Review #36: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, Jim Kay

The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting, the one from the nightmare he's had every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming... This monster is something different, something ancient, something wild. And it wants [...]

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Book Review #35: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Β Matteo Alacran was not born ; he was harvested. His DNA came from El Patron, lord of a country called Opium--a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a [...]

Book Review #33: 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 recolonize the planet. It could be their second chance at life...or it could be [...]