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Glorious Way to Die by Russell Spurr
"As a young tyke in the late 1970s I loved to watch the cartoon show "Star Blazers" which was about the space battleship Argo being the last hope to defend the Earth from an evil alien invader. It was not until much later that I found out this was..." Read more of this review »
The City & the City by China Miéville
"I felt like Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in The French Connection 2 when he is wandering around Marseilles searching for drug lord Alain Charnier. Gene Hackmen, playing Doyle, spent long swaths of the movie looking confused and put off by 1975 French cult..." Read more of this review »
The Postmortal by Drew Magary
""Immortality will kill us all." The cure for aging turns out not to be such a grand idea after all in this eerie, humorous, disturbing, and enjoyable (nonetheless) novel of the world after The Cure. Marriages disintegrate, terrorists attack, weird..." Read more of this review »
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Ghosts of War by George Mann
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You might have an amusing time reading other reviews of this book. A lot of people hate it.
I admit it is not the best. The writing is kind of derivative and shallow and all of the characters are unapologetically stereotyped.
However, I don't think the
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Pop by Gordon Korman
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Extras by Scott Westerfeld
Extras (Uglies, #4)
by Scott Westerfeld (Goodreads Author)
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This fourth (and final?) book in Scott Westerfeld's imaginative sci-fi culture series (Uglies, Pretties, Specials..) is set in a post-post apocalyptic Japan. I'm not up to the task of explaining the world Westerfeld has created here, but I will say t ...more
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The Secret Story of Sonia Rodriguez by Alan Sitomer
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Everyone should read these books by Lynwood high school English teacher Alan Lawrence Sitomer.
Writing about characters I imagine he works with every day, Sitomer has built a compelling series that I can't imagine anyone disliking.

In The Hoopster, we
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The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
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I can't believe it has taken me this long to read this awesome book! I've had it for years, but read it in two days!
Set perhaps 120 years in the future, House of the Scorpion is set in the country of Opium, a country situated between the United State
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