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V for Vendetta
4.25
None
not set
Apr 29, 2011
 
Island
3.87
None
not set
Dec 29, 2013
 
Walden Two
3.47
None
not set
Aug 05, 2010
 
Ape and Essence
3.76
None
not set
Dec 29, 2013
 
Nexus (Nexus, #1)
4.05
really liked it
I spent an hour writing a long review, and then goodreads failed to save it. I'll rewrite it eventually.
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 07, 2013
 
Nineteen Eighty-Four
4.15
it was amazing
Terrifying, telling and extremely well-written, 1984 is simply one of those novels that absolutely everyone should read. So go do it.
Apr 2006
Aug 06, 2010
 
A Scanner Darkly
4.04
really liked it
Masterpiece. You want a mindfuck? Forget Chuck Palahniuk's obscenities and dine on this unpredictable sinuous piece of perfection instead.
Jan 2007
Aug 06, 2010
 
Brave New World
3.97
really liked it
Like Orwell's 1984, this dystopian novel tells a chilling moral tale that rings truer than ever in our society, and there is no excuse not to read and ...more
Oct 2002
Aug 06, 2010
 
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
4.08
it was amazing
Yesterday, Blade Runner was one of my favourite films. Today, the sad and compellingly human beauty abundant in Dick's quasi-dystopian meditation on e ...more
Mar 30, 2013
Aug 05, 2010
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
really liked it
This was a great page-turner. I love the world and characters that Collins creates, and I'm happy that the story distinguishes itself from Battle Roya ...more
Sep 06, 2010
Aug 05, 2010
 
The Year of the Flood  (MaddAddam, #2)
4.05
really liked it
Not as strong as Oryx and Crake, but a welcome expansion of that world. Atwood's clear preference for writing women is evident in this one, and in the ...more
Nov 26, 2014
Oct 16, 2014
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
it was amazing
Wonderful!! Suzanne Collins does an amazing job in this second instalment of the Hunger Games trilogy, upping the scope, the pace, and the unpredictab ...more
Oct 17, 2010
Oct 15, 2010
 
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
4.15
it was ok
A cute, quick read. It didn't really come close to the author's earlier "The Siren" in depth of character or story, and I'm a bit disconcerted by the ...more
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 14, 2011
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
it was amazing
Brutal, heart-wrenching, and impacting, the finale of the Hunger Games Trilogy lives up to and easily exceeds its promise. Collins does not succumb to ...more
Oct 23, 2010
Oct 17, 2010
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
4.00
really liked it
A brilliant, easy-to-read piece of speculative fiction for a not-so-distant future dystopia. The characterization was solid and engaging, and the plot ...more
Oct 16, 2014
Aug 06, 2010
 
Never Let Me Go
3.80
liked it
I generally enjoyed reading this novel, but now that I'm done it I don't feel very strongly about it in either direction. It has the sort of story arc ...more
Aug 15, 2010
Aug 06, 2010
 
The Handmaid's Tale
4.07
it was amazing
I'm learning that Margaret Atwood has a particular talent for building morally ambiguous dystopian futures out of discomfiting present realities, and ...more
Aug 24, 2015
Aug 06, 2015
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