**spoiler alert** Really interesting and well-done. The ease with which Anderson channels adspeak and dumb pop music and crappy television is appropri ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 10, 2011
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Not quite as stunning as The Hunger Games -- it takes a little while to rev up at the beginning, and it has some middle-book-in-a-series pacing issues ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1)
Enjoyed this a lot. Excellent worldbuilding and pacing, interesting characters. I really wish it had been a standalone, rather than the first in a tri ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 17, 2011
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
I might actually give this 4.5 stars if it were possible -- it has some weaknesses, but I enjoyed it tremendously and am glad it exists. Here is my su ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 18, 2010
Brave New World
Glad I read it, but my feeling when I put it down was essentially: "meh." Another book I wish I could've read when it was published in order to experi ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 17, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
You can't beat the Battle Royale set-up for inherent tension and narrative drive. Loved Katniss, loved this.
Feb 17, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)
Interesting components and inventive if somewhat handwavy worldbuilding.
Apr 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Aug 24, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
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