The Institute by Stephen King: Pretty damn incredible

The Institute by Stephen King is one of the best books I have read in years. It spans multiple genres, has a diverse character spread with excellent development and a very unique plot. I loved that this wasn't your typical 'government lock superhero children away' narrative, as the experimentation and reasoning behind it actually made... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: The Record Keeper by Agnes Gomillion

Blog Tour The Record Keeper Agnes Gomillion 18th June 2019 Publisher: Titan Books My overview: To break it down, the white English people are the dominant race, while the black Kongos are field workers and servants. Marriage and family life are a thing of the past, as the world rulers have separated people into the... Continue Reading →

The Handmaid’s Tale: A dystopian nightmare

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood is an excellent dystopian novel with some bleak considerations of the potential future for women and feminism. I am sure that when Atwood wrote this, and when many people read it upon initial publication they thought it was bad enough and could see many connections. However, with the recent... Continue Reading →

The Last: Dystopian fiction at its best

The Last by Hanna Jameson is an exciting, mysterious, at times bleak, but overall compelling dystopian novel which addresses how people would deal with being the last people on earth after nuclear destruction. Told from the perspective of an actionable narrator, this book has left me wanting so much more from Jameson. This could be... Continue Reading →

VOX: What would you say with 100 words?

VOX by Christina Dalcher is an incredible, eerily realistic depiction of modern American society. I am terrified by the ideas in this book, not least because of the Marie Claire article, published in the week that I was reading it, about stay-at-home daughters and Christian extremism in America. But this is what made it such... Continue Reading →

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