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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: Book Review

Rich Deckard is a bounty hunter in a post apocalyptic San Francisco for the police department. He “retires” androids that impersonate humans on Earth. Language plays a big role in this book and Dick does a great job of showcasing how human being cope with certain things such as killing just by rephrasing it to retiring. Rick is assigned to identify and retire six androids that have escaped to Earth before they kill him. … Read More >Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: Book Review

Classic Books: Should You Read Them or Avoid Them?

This is a tricky topic because while you can label books as classics, they are all different. Different authors have different styles, different eras have different styles and etc. And who gets to decide what book is a classic or not? I am not a fan of the old writing style that many classic books have and that puts off many readers. Authors weren’t afforded the luxury that many are in today’s age where we encourage freedom and experimentation. … Read More >Classic Books: Should You Read Them or Avoid Them?

The Godfather: Book Review

The novel is about the Corleone family and the war between the Five Families that run the crime world in New York. Vito Corleone is shot and it leads to an all-out war in which Corleone’s two sons have to run the family business. Puzo does an amazing job creating characters that are polarizing and relatable. … Read More >The Godfather: Book Review

The Magicians: Book Review

The novel focuses on Quentin learning magic in college for four years and his journey to Fillory, a mythological place that has turned into a popular kids book. Quentin grew up sad and depressed because Fillory isn’t real and neither is magic. That changes on one eventful day when he mysteriously vanished from fifth avenue in Brooklyn to upstate New York and ends up taking an entrance exam for Brakesbill. … Read More >The Magicians: Book Review

The City of Brass: Book Review

Nahri, a woman who cons people using fortune telling, is pursued by a monster that she summoned accidentally. This monster summons the undead and attempts to kill Nahri. Dara, a djinn warrior comes to her rescue and takes her on a journey to the city where she came from. Nahri wants to find out what happened to her family and who she is and has to trust Dara, a mysterious djinn, to escape the monsters pursuing her. … Read More >The City of Brass: Book Review

Fool Me Once: Book Review

It all starts when Maya Stern, a helicopter pilot, returns from a tour from Iraq that went wrong. She returns home to her husband Joe but soon after, he is killed while they were at the park at night. A few days after Joe’s death, Maya sees Joe on her Nanny cam and now we wonder if Joe is really dead or was his death faked? … Read More >Fool Me Once: Book Review

The Lightning Thief: Book Review

Percy Jackson does not fit in and has been moving from school to school because trouble follows him. Trouble ends up following him home and that leads to a journey to the West Coast and the Underground. Percy discovers why his life has been turned upside down and has encounters with Greek Gods and other mythological creatures along the way. It is up to Percy to solve the mystery surrounding the feud between the Gods or the whole world will suffer the consequences. … Read More >The Lightning Thief: Book Review