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This week’s column is about my favorite sci-fi book series growing up. It still (mostly) holds up today. There’s no movie or TV series of Planet Builders. But there should be.
Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young
On the whole, Apollo’s Outcasts is a good book, a fast read, and a story that is accessible not only to the YA audience but to an adult one as well. Allen Steele has been writing for a long time, … Continue reading
I think I might like this one best. […] This is sort of a push-your-limits-triumph-over-adversity story, and I liked the protagonist’s struggle between pessimism–”I’m going to die”–and determination to try to survive–”I can do this”. I recently found this review … Continue reading
From Guatemala, where a woman dreams of becoming La Gorda, the first female luchador, before discovering a greater calling in “La Gorda and the City of Silver”; to the big city in the US, where superhero Flux refuses to don … Continue reading
Some of the other stories that hit real high notes for me include Josh Roseman’s ”Survivor,” because he fucking kills it in that story. His protagonist Wen is a believable teenage girl. Sometimes whiny, sometimes brave, Wen is faced with … Continue reading
So far, I’ve given H.I.V.E. a lot of grief over its use of genre conventions, but I hope I’ve done it good-naturedly enough to keep you from being put off the book. I mean, it’s YA; it’s sort of YA’s … Continue reading