Genre: sci fi

Hush Money

Hush Money
Posted 28 January 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Hush Money is the first novel in a new series, The Talent Chronicles.  It is set in a world people with supernatural abilities, known as “Talents”, are taken and forced into government prisons.  These prisons are vaguely veiled as state-run schools that are supposed to help teach the Talented to control their abilities.  Being an […]

The Gift

The Gift
Posted 22 January 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review The Gift is the second novel the young adult series, Witch & Wizard.  The cliffhanger from the first novel led neatly into the second novel, the ongoing adventures of Whit and Wisty Allgood in their changing world.  Freeland (the outlying areas populated by children who have managed to avoid being kidnapped, imprisoned, and brainwashed) […]

Witch & Wizard

Witch & Wizard
Posted 21 January 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I am an avid James Patterson fan, especially the Alex Cross novels, and Witch & Wizard is a definate departure from his usual works.  The dystopian plot line was centered on a world in which the entire political and social systems that we know have collapsed.  The New Order has taken control, destroying […]

Wither

Wither
Posted 23 December 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Wither is set in the future, in a world that somehow seems both futuristic and primitive at the same time.  War has literally changed the world as we, the reader, know it.  Modern science and technology have changed humanity, illusions and holograms having replaced reality and the humanity of relationships.  The desperation that society […]