Literary Matters: Pierce Brown: Red Rising

With the onslaught (and I use that word advisedly) of dystopian future/supernatural teen-oriented books and/or movies (and sometimes both) recently . . . well, I’m going to let reviewer Denise Kitashima Dutton set the stage:

Another dystopian future full of young adults who don’t know where they fit in? Nooooo, you cry! You’re sick to . . . → Read More: Literary Matters: Pierce Brown: Red Rising

Pierce Brown: Red Rising

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Another dystopian future full of young adults who don’t know where they fit in?  Nooooo, you cry!  You’re sick to death of angsty teens navel-gazing their way through revolution, and if you see another love triangle featuring supernatural creatures that take their shirt off for no good reason, you’ll end someone.  

Not . . . → Read More: Pierce Brown: Red Rising

Madeleine L’Engle’s The Time Quartet

As far as I am concerned, Madeleine L’Engle’s books should be required reading in all schools, as they open doors — not only in the imagination, but also in the academics, math and science especially. These wonderful tales could inspire the next Einstein to take the proper courses and feed his mind. I enjoyed the . . . → Read More: Madeleine L’Engle’s The Time Quartet