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The Handmaid's Tale
4.07
did not like it
It's been almost five years since I wrote my review. I've rewritten large parts of it for clarity. The main idea remains the same.

Extremist Judeo-Ch
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May 06, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.18
did not like it
Thanks to a medical procedure known as "neurografting," colloquially called unwinding, every harvested organ and body part of a teenager can be used o ...more
Mar 08, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking, #3)
4.25
it was ok
Sometimes you get to the final book in a series, and it feels like a different author is writing it, that the real author who began the story back at ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
 
The Best of all Possible Worlds
3.61
did not like it
With the planet Sadira destroyed, the few remaining Sadiri—mainly men—seek refuge on Cygnus Beta, a veritable melting pot of refugees, races, and cult ...more
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 31, 2012
 
The Silver Linings Playbook
4.00
did not like it
When Pat Peoples' mother brings him home from the neural health facility, he sees it as a turning point in the "movie" of his life. Perpetually optimi ...more
Jun 2013
Sep 04, 2013
 
Earth
3.90
liked it
It's the year 2038, and Earth ain't doin' so well. The planet is overheated and overpopulated. Economies have failed; income inequality is rampant. An ...more
Jul 2013
Aug 21, 2013
 
Here is New York
4.29
really liked it
"Here Is New York" is an essay E.B. White—yes, of Charlotte's Web fame—wrote in 1948 for Holiday, a long-since defunct travel magazine. The essay read ...more
May 2013
May 02, 2013
 
Tiger Lily
3.98
it was amazing
Told from Tinker Bell's perspective, Tiger Lily is the story of a young girl struggling to understand herself and cope with the looming unfairness of ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
 
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale
3.95
it was ok
In this (very) short story about memory, Douglas Quail dreams of visiting Mars. He also knows he'll never get there on his own intellect or money, so ...more
Jul 2013
Aug 28, 2013
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.96
really liked it
Note: This trilogy does not end well, in my opinion.

What's the short and skinny of it?
Todd Hewitt, the only remaining boy of Prentisstown, will soon
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Mar 25, 2012
Feb 03, 2011
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