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Oryx and Crake
3.97
Oryx and Crake was an extra assignment given to me by my Political Science Fiction professor after I went to her and told I was “understimulated” (her...more
Oct 31, 2009
Sep 13, 2009
 
Pretties (Uglies, #2)
3.87
**spoiler alert** Apparently being pretty also means you use the words “bubbly” and “bogus.” Seriously? Have we suddenly been transported back to the...more
Jun 19, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
Quite possibly the biggest book on the blogosphere this year, The Hunger Games is a fantastic, fast-paced, and compelling read that managed to keep me...more
Jun 12, 2009
May 25, 2009
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.34
**spoiler alert** Dystopian Chicago is divided and ruled by five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue -- Candor (the hon...more
Mar 08, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
 
Stories of Your Life and Others
4.41
Ted Chiang’s short story describes a debate at fictional Pembleton College about enforcing the use of calliagnosia, a device that makes it impossible...more
Jun 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
The Leftovers
3.36
Imagine if two percent of the world’s population disappeared on October 14th? No virus. No war. One minute your brother, neighbor, coworker is there a...more
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.87
Even before Uglies won my little poll, I was already cracking the cover and diving right on into Tally’s world. In Tally’s world -- a dystopian world...more
May 18, 2009
May 08, 2009
 
Specials (Uglies, #3)
3.77
**spoiler alert** The real problem with Specials, the third book in the Uglies trilogy, is that the main character, Tally, is so difficult to relate t...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jun 26, 2009
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.85
I’ve heard repeatedly that The Host is “science fiction for people who don’t like science fiction.” Well, I don’t like science fiction, so I considere...more
Jan 31, 2009
Jan 28, 2009
 
Animal Farm
3.79
Animal Farm is, hands down, one of my favorite books. In fact, my copy is missing the back cover; it fell off somewhere between reread number eleven a...more
Jul 20, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Never Let Me Go
3.78
**spoiler alert** {Even though, as I’ll state farther down, I have no idea really happened in Never Let Me Go, I’m afraid in my confusion that my have...more
Mar 19, 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
Bumped
3.11
In 2035, a virus renders everyone under the age of eighteen sterile and teenage pregnancy is not only rampant but encouraged. Sixteen-year-old Melody...more
May 30, 2014
Dec 09, 2013
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.98
The Handmaid’s Tale is absolutely terrifying, and when I turned the final page I was grateful -- grateful that this is not my life. It’s scary how pla...more
May 08, 2009
May 05, 2009
 
The Road
3.94
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Aug 29, 2010
Jul 18, 2010
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
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Sep 08, 2010
Sep 07, 2010
 
Blindness (Blindness, #1)
4.02
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Jan 05, 2011
Jan 01, 2011
 
Blade Runner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)
4.05
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Sep 21, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle, #5)
4.14
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Oct 13, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
We
3.97
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Oct 13, 2009
May 31, 2009
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