Bob Collopy

more photos (3)

Nik Krasno
118 books | 2,969 friends

3,677 books | 4,950 friends

Mike (t...
4,021 books | 1,371 friends

1,080 books | 2,428 friends

102 books | 1,775 friends

2,411 books | 3,947 friends

4,861 books | 1,055 friends

2,075 books | 847 friends

More friends…

Bob Collopy

Goodreads Author

in Houston, The United States
August 23, 1991



Chuck Palahniuk, Ayn Rand, George Orwell, J.K. Rowling, Mark Twain, Al ...more

Member Since
August 2013


Bob writes books that are slightly more complex than his name.

At face value they're intense and fun. But in reality much of his characters are secretly based on famous Philosophers. Mostly Ancient or existential. But plenty of less applauded ones as well (Marquis de Sade).

Author of The Phoenix Cycle.

One suggestion before you read it and become one of those fans that leaves Bob a slew of aggressive love letters. (Just kidding, only happened once or twice).

Read the book slowly. This book is not Twilight. Go too fast and you'll have no idea why it's doing what it's doing. Nearly every line of the book has 3 meanings. Also, if you read it twice there's lots of stuff you probably missed the first time, changing what you likely thought was happe

To ask Bob Collopy questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Bob Collopy Honestly, never had it.

Maybe get a real job?…more
Honestly, never had it.

Maybe get a real job?(less)
Average rating: 3.52 · 46 ratings · 42 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Phoenix Cycle: The Best...

3.48 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
NOT the Phoenix Cycle. Nope!

3.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Bob Collopy hasn't written any blog posts yet.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Phoenix Cycle (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:36PM
Description: When a citizen of New San Francisco reaches his or her 18th annual cycle, they are given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get out of the city’s vast ghetto. This opportunity cannot simply be brushed aside. All citizens who recently turned 18 are forced to make the decision to apply in a colossal stadium, in front of the entire city. While there is no guarantee that an applicant will be accepted, one thing is for certain, anyone who dares apply will change his or her life forever.

Bob’s Recent Updates

Bob Collopy is now friends with Samuel Draper
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
" Steve and Leslie were interesting characters that I had to keep reading to find out what happened. I enjoyed the book as it felt a bit like the Hunger Games series, but for adults. I only wish that there was more background on how and why the world " Read more of this review »
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
"A really great story that reminded me a bit like the hunger games. I just couldn't put it down I wanted the book to last so much longer. I really would recommend this book"
Bob Collopy rated a book it was amazing
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
" Thanks so much for your healthy review. I'm glad you enjoyed it. "
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
" Thanks so much for your thought-out review and for spending time actually thinking about the concepts. That's what I hope to see the most from any one ...more "
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
" Hi Jessica!

Thanks so much for your healthy review! I will forever get that fuzzy feeling when I see someone enjoyed my book.

You mentioned some confusi
...more "
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
" Hi Emily!

Thanks so much for your positive review! I really like all the detail you put into it. I really appreciate it and enjoyed reading it. I've re
...more "
The Phoenix Cycle by Bob Collopy
" Thanks for your thought-out review. Thanks for reading. "
More of Bob's books…
101747 Dystopia Land — 4287 members — last activity 22 hours, 51 min ago
THE BIGGEST GROUP FOR DYSTOPIAN LITERATURE ON GOODREADS. What you can do in the group? * You can say 'Hi', or tell us what you are reading * Yo ...more
105786 Goodreads Reviewers' Group — 7389 members — last activity 5 hours, 32 min ago
This group helps to bring Reviewers and Authors together! Reviewers can make their own thread to post their reviews in, or post their reviews in the r ...more
50920 Beta Reader Group — 18125 members — last activity 1 hour, 10 min ago
A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--th ...more
69520 Chaos Reading — 2654 members — last activity Aug 03, 2020 09:18AM
For people who read an eclectic mix of books. We like variety, new experiences and intelligent, thoughtful, funny conversation. We like our shelves bu ...more
42960 Future Survivors, the Apocalypse Group — 4116 members — last activity 5 hours, 19 min ago
For readers and writers of apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic, or dystopian novels, and fans of the dystopian genre of movies. NOTICE: This group recently ...more
967 Apocalypse Whenever — 12317 members — last activity 2 hours, 21 min ago
The most active Goodreads group for apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and dystopic fiction! Join the monthly book reading, get recommendations, or just te ...more
67685 The YA Dystopian Book Club — 3160 members — last activity Jul 20, 2020 04:27AM
Do you enjoy YA Dystopia novels? Then, this is the place for you. We have monthly group reads, RaR's, challenges, fun games, and lots of discussions. ...more
20786 Book Haven — 9422 members — last activity Aug 06, 2020 05:31PM
This is a group for people who enjoy many different genre's. If you are someone who appreciates a good book, regardless of the genre...this is the gro ...more
28367 Steampunk, New Weird, Bizarro, Scifi, Fantasy Book Group — 1977 members — last activity Mar 27, 2020 08:22AM
This Group is for a wide range of readers. Those who are already into Fantasy, Scifi, Steampunk, New Weird and Bizzaro. Or those that are just branchi ...more
93273 Goodreads All Sorts — 1334 members — last activity Jun 22, 2020 04:40AM
Goodreads All Sorts is a group for everyone, young and old. We have discussions on books, film, music and more. Take part in our monthly and quarterly ...more
More of Bob’s groups…

Comments (showing 1-12)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 12: by Bob

Bob Collopy The story of baby books

message 11: by Bob

Bob Collopy I'm trying to make my book free on Amazon.

If you guys could help me do this I'd be so thankful.

It'll take only a minute...maybe less

1. Copy this URL:

2. Go to amazon here and scroll down to product details. Click the "tell us about a lower price" blue button. A little pop-up should, well, pop up!

3. enter the URL you copied and basically put everything as free

that's it!

Mollie Loved that answer, Robert. Made me laugh. :)

message 8: by Bob

Bob Collopy As we sit down to the table to consume burned bird I think it would be interesting to point out a few strange facts about this sacred food stuffing holiday.

1. When the Macy's Thanksgiving parade began

the parade only used real animals, no elaborate floats.

2. The night before Thanksgiving is the single

biggest night for bar sales. Cheers!

3. Thanksgiving was not an official holiday until Lincoln

4. This is the busiest day for plumbers due to "Overwhelm(ing) the system."

5. Canadians even celebrate Thanksgiving! But on the second Thursday of November.

♡Karlyn P♡ thanks for the friend request!

message 6: by Nancy

Nancy Good luck with your thesis, Robert.

Jeffrey Keeten Thanks Robert for the friend request. I look forward to watching your thesis develop.

message 4: by Bob

Bob Collopy Seak (Bryce L.) wrote: "Hi Robert, I think you're thesis is a great idea. I think the author/reader relationship is incredibly interesting (mostly due to the blogging thing I guess) and I'm curious to see how things go. I..."

Thanks for your interest in my thesis!

i agree, from my secondary research i have found that personal interaction is a big negative in blogging. I hope to find some remedy to that, that has not already been done.

This is why I am community focused. I hope to create something that really adds to the community and that creates a type of culture/system that makes people more apt to acting in a more appropriate manner. I guess you could say that I'm trying to find something that is less stick and more carrot really. (Unlike the Good Reads policy enforcement)

message 3: by Bob

Bob Collopy Steph wrote: "Hey, Robert

Great answer. I don't think anyone has thought of a medieval suit of armor yet.

Re: your thesis, I can already tell you that it would be a success and that's what many bloggers look ..."

Robert Edward Glad you like the answer!

I've spent way too much time planning the coming zombie attacks.

Thanks so much on the thesis approach! I hope my thesis will really make a positive impact on the book blogging community!

message 2: by seak

seak Hi Robert, I think you're thesis is a great idea. I think the author/reader relationship is incredibly interesting (mostly due to the blogging thing I guess) and I'm curious to see how things go. I feel like it's good on the whole and only want the interaction to get better, but it can also be a bad thing for the community in certain ways (hence the Goodreads policy enforcement). Anyway, let me know if I can help.

message 1: by Steph (last edited Oct 17, 2013 07:17AM)

Steph Sinclair Hey, Robert

Great answer. I don't think anyone has thought of a medieval suit of armor yet.

Re: your thesis, I can already tell you that it would be a success and that's what many bloggers look for when associating with authors. Good luck!

back to top