Till This Day, I’m Still Unsure – More Than This by Patrick Ness, a review

In a mind-bending tale of contemplation about what happens after death, Patrick Ness’s 2013 novel, More Than This tore me to pieces like a dog and a rag doll. I started the novel uncertain of what in the world was going on, or what even the story’s genre was—whether it was going to involve zombies … Continue reading Till This Day, I’m Still Unsure – More Than This by Patrick Ness, a review

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That Dinner Party I Never Wanted to Go to – aka The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

This was simultaneously the longest and shortest read of my adult life. With exactly 108 pages (in my 2002 paperback), this book was one of the shortest books in my collection. It should have taken me about a day, less! And yet…I had this book in my backpack for a month. Published in 1895, The … Continue reading That Dinner Party I Never Wanted to Go to – aka The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

Crazy Watching Crazy – Confessions of a Crap Artist by Philip K. Dick

When I moved to the city, one random day I stopped by a local bookshop down the street from where I lived, and discovered their extensive Philip K. Dick selection. Funny enough, in my wanting to read Philip K. Dick, a huge name in contemporary science fiction, the first book I picked out was Confessions … Continue reading Crazy Watching Crazy – Confessions of a Crap Artist by Philip K. Dick

It Reads Like a Dream – a review of The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

“It is good to renew one’s wonder, said the philosopher. Space travel has again made children of us all.” This line about sums up the plot of physical events happening in Ray Bradbury’s poetic series of loosely-connected vignettes, The Martian Chronicles. The narrative focused on a world where humans are moving to Mars, and what … Continue reading It Reads Like a Dream – a review of The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Dead – a review of Patrick Ness’s The Knife of Never Letting Go

Upon doing some research for this book, such as finding out the publication year, which was 2008 by the way, I was surprised to uncover that it was categorized as a young adult and children’s novel! Young adult, I could understand. But CHILDREN?! I’m both surprised and amused. The content of the book is fun, … Continue reading Dead – a review of Patrick Ness’s The Knife of Never Letting Go