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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
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Most people I know say that the book, "Mockingjay," is the weakest of the "Hunger Games" trilogy, but I disagree. This final book is the pinnacle. It's everything that the first two books lead up to. And I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Though, I can see why
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Back In Black by John G. Hartness
Back In Black (Black Knight Chronicles, #2)
by John G. Hartness (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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John Hartness is another North Carolina writer, whom I met a few years ago at a writer's conference, and let me tell you--he is a hilarious writer.

"Back in Black" is book #2 in his "Black Knight Chronicles" featuring the two kind-of-vegetarian vampir
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Blood Clay by Valerie Nieman
Blood Clay
by Valerie Nieman (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Have you ever been in a hopeless situation, only to relive it over and over, wondering what you could have done differently? "Blood Clay," written by Valerie Nieman, explores one such incident that occurs in rural North Carolina.

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Mel Windham rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Earthborn by Orson Scott Card
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The last of the series takes place 500 years into the future. So right off the bat, everyone I cared about is dead. The naming conventions have changed. Women have been placed in a submissive role. And people are starting to doubt the stories about N ...more
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Earthfall by Orson Scott Card
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Out of the five, this volume was my favorite. The ragtag group finally gets off the planet Harmony, and things happen more quickly. The trip across space is cool. Orson introduces two new races that had evolved into intelligent species on Earth in th ...more
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The Ships of Earth by Orson Scott Card
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The story continues as Nafai, family, and friends disembark on their journey across the desert. They have no idea where they're going, but the supercomputer Oversoul watches them. He tells them what direction to go, when to stop and camp, and when to ...more
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The Call of Earth by Orson Scott Card
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This second book of the series tells the story of what comes next. Nafai and his brothers must go back to their old city and bring back wives for their upcoming journey. Eventually they must find their way to Earth, where humanity began, and repopula ...more
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The Memory of Earth by Orson Scott Card
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The first I realized right off the bat was that this book was a retelling of the "Book of Mormon." Not the entertaining (and not-so-accurate) musical, but the actual book. Instead of Nephi, the main character is called Nafai. His brothers Laman, Lemu ...more
Mel Windham rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Redshirts
by John Scalzi (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2013
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John Scalzi's "Redshirts" is a funny, quick read with several good parts and some very interesting philosophical questions. Yet, when I was done reading, I felt very unsatisfied.

The concept is hilarious. You're probably familiar with what happens to
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Warrior Girl by Matt Lazar
Warrior Girl
by Matt Lazar (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2013
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I would have missed reading Warrior Girl entirely, had I not been approached by the publishers to read it and write a review. Their description of the book pulled me in instantly, so I agreed to give my honest review.

The story features Sun Hi, a Kor
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