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SIX OF THE BEST… things about Planet Builders

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.

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Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young

Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young

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Book Review: “Apollo’s Outcasts” by Allen Steele

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

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closetpuritan reviews “Survivor”

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

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“Survivor”

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

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Lillian Cohen-Moore reviews “Survivor”

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

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Book Review: “H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education” by Mark Walden

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

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