Book Review | Vox by Christina Dalcher

Book Review | Vox by Christina Dalcher

Vox by Christina Dalcher is a new dystopia set in a futuristic version of America. One where women are only allowed to speak 100 words every day. With nods to The Handmaid’s Tale and The Stepford Wives. Vox feels very relevant in our modern day society. SUMMARY On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr Jean McClellan is in denial—this...

Am I Pretending To Be A Book Blogger?

A week ago I was in a Waterstones and came across a copy of The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon. This is not particularly surprising because it was close to the release date. But when I saw that book last week, it was on a shelf 5 days before the official release. Normally during occasions like this the book blogger in me would have had a tiny freak out moment in the store. Immediately buy the...

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is a cold war spy thriller written by John le Carre. It follows the story of spymaster George Smiley. Who is trying to uncover a Soviet mole in the British secret service. TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY BY JOHN LE CARRE SUMMARY George Smiley, who is a troubled man of infinite compassion, is also a single-mindedly ruthless adversary as a spy. The scene which he enters...
Cover of Morning Star by Pierce Brown

[AD] Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Morning Star is the third part of the Red Rising trilogy written by Pierce Brown. This is a dystopian science fiction series set in the far future inspired by Roman mythology. Please note that Hodder sent me a copy of Morning Star to review. MORNING STAR SUMMARY Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and...
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

Aurora is a 2014 science-fiction novel by Kim Stanley Robinson. The book is set on a generational ship travelling to Tau Ceti in order to begin a human colony. However things don't quite go according to plan. AURORA BY KIM STANLEY ROBINSON By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, SUMMARY Our voyage from Earth began generations ago. Now, we approach our destination. A new home. Aurora. MY THOUGHTS ON...