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

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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

Alternative Facts, 2+2=5, and 1984 by George Orwell

Truthfully, I hadn’t intended to write a review for 1984. It was one of those books I was forced to read in high school and incidentally had a horrible experience with because the reading question packets were long and time-consuming and the teacher wasn’t really passionate or even too caring about us getting anything from … Continue reading Alternative Facts, 2+2=5, and 1984 by George Orwell