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Tag: popsugar 2018

5 Star, Science Fiction

I Still Dream

Laura needed someone to talk to after her father disappeared, so she made Organon. It’s more than just software to her, it’s her friend and therapist. The year is 1997 and AI has a long way to go, but someone sees promise in her work,…

Uncategorized

A Wrinkle in Time

From what I can gather, A Wrinkle in Time is a much beloved children’s classic in America. I personally hadn’t even heard of it before I started reading Book Riot posts. With a few challenge prompts requiring me to read a children’s classic, it was…

Non-Fiction

Born a Crime

One of the Read Harder prompts I was most dreading was celebrity memoir. Just because I like someone’s acting or singing, does not mean I want to read their life story. However, I bought Born a Crime last year without realising who Trevor Noah was…

5 Star, Fantasy

The Stone Sky

The Stone Sky is the final book in the Broken Earth trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Yet because you are essential, you cannot be permitted to have a choice in the matter. You must be tools – and…

5 Star, General Fiction

The Tidal Zone

What a stunning novel this is, dealing with what happens when we are faced with the fragility of human life. Adam’s previously healthy teenager daughter collapses one day at school. Her heart stops. How do you go one with life knowing that life can stop…

Non-Fiction

The Line Becomes a River

Francisco Cantú studied the US-Mexican border at college and he felt the next step was to work there. He applied to be a US Border Patrol agent despite his half-Mexican mother’s misgivings. He would see both sides he argued, and how better to learn about…

Fantasy

A Conjuring of Light

A Conjuring of Light is the final book in the Shades of Magic trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. A Gathering of Shadows has such a cliffhanger there was no way I wasn’t going to prioritise the final instalment….