Tag: science fiction

Book Review: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Book Review: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

I don’t really know quite how to feel about this one. I’d heard a lot of hype about it, quite a few people I know really love it. While the story was good and intriguing, something still kept me from connecting to it. This novel is another example, in my case, of how wrong expectations can ruin a book in your eyes. I read the premise, of course, but that was QUITE a while ago. A few months. So all I really remembered was that it was sci-fi, with romance, of people searching for a new planet to live. That being said, in my head […]

Posted July 16, 2012 by Debby in Reviews / 1 Comment
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Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

This was an interesting one. It came quite highly recommended, I believe one of the most highly anticipated YA Dystopias of the year. But I’m a bit torn, hence my rating. There were things I liked, things I didn’t like, things I thought could have benefited from more elaboration, but ultimately I think it’s a good set up for a series. My liking for it though will depend on the next installment of the series. I’m sort of on the fence. There were a lot of elements in this book that were amazingly good. I loved the concept of the Pods, the Realms, etc. These […]

Posted July 12, 2012 by Debby in Reviews / 3 Comments
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Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

I just finished reading Insurgent yesterday… And I don’t really know what to think about it. SPOILER ALERT, because I honestly can’t review this without spoiling stuff. It was just plain disappointing to me. Which is sad because I thought the first book was close to perfect. The world building, all the details and the analysis of the factions, the pros and cons of all the dominant personality traits… Action packed, with a romantic story that did not take the spotlight but was an absolutely a nice bonus. Most of all, it was a story that kept me interested the whole time, dying to figure […]

Posted May 4, 2012 by Debby in Reviews / 7 Comments
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