review, young adult

The Loneliest Girl In The Universe – Lauren James

“It's hard to focus on the future when the past is so distracting.” Blurb: “Romy Silvers is the only surviving crew-member of a spaceship travelling to a new planet, on a mission to establish a second home for humanity amongst the stars. Alone in space, she is the loneliest girl in the universe until she… Continue reading The Loneliest Girl In The Universe – Lauren James

adult fiction, Dystopian, review, Uncategorized

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

"These three words were always the last thing an Oasis player saw before leaving the real world and entering the virtual one: Ready Player One." Blurb: "In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the… Continue reading Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

Dystopian, review, young adult

Only Ever Yours – Louise O’Neill

“You may have been perfectly designed but there is always room for improvement.” Blurb: “In a world in which baby girls are no longer born naturally, women are bred in schools, trained in the arts of pleasing men until they are ready for the outside world. At graduation, the most highly rated girls become “companions”,… Continue reading Only Ever Yours – Louise O’Neill

Dystopian, review, young adult

Created – Peiri Ann

Blurb: "After a devastating world war, our government has manufactured genetically altered humans. These "creations" are designed to manage and enforce law and order among the citizens. Creations don't know fear or pain. Their sole function is to fight the enemy and live to battle again. Orphans Kylie and her twin brother, Lukahn were born… Continue reading Created – Peiri Ann

adaptations, discussion, review, young adult

Book To Movie Talk | The Scorch Trials

*Warning: This post is not spoiler free* When I see a trailer for a film and learn that it’s based off a book, if I’m interested in the premise, I read the book before seeing it. This was the case with The Maze Runner. However, this series is out of character for me in some… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | The Scorch Trials

Dystopian, review, young adult

The Scorch Trials – James Dashner

** This post is not spoiler free** Blurb: “Solving the maze was supposed to be the end. No more puzzles. And no more running. Thomas was sure that escaping meant he would get his life back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to… Burned and baked, the earth is… Continue reading The Scorch Trials – James Dashner