Genre: Science Fiction

Review: How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

Posted May 28, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff on November 30, 2004 Genres: Dystopia, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 194 Format: Paperback Source: Own Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads “Every war has turning points and every person too.” Fifteen-year-old Daisy is sent from Manhattan to England to visit her aunt and cousins she’s never met: three boys near her age, and their little sister. Her aunt goes away on business soon after Daisy arrives. The next day bombs go off as London is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy. As power fails, and systems fail, the farm becomes more isolated. Despite the war, it’s a kind of Eden, with no adults in charge and no rules, a place where Daisy’s uncanny bond with her cousins grows into something rare and extraordinary. But the war is everywhere, and Daisy and her cousins must lead each other into a world that is unknown in the scariest, most elemental way. A riveting and astonishing story. Written in the first person perspective, How I live Now is told as if Daisy is […]

Review: The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

Posted April 9, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Here and Now by Ann Brashares Published by Delacorte Press on April 8, 2014 Genres: Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 256 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads An unforgettable epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to. Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love. This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a different time—a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins. Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they’re from, never interfere with […]

Review: Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman

Posted February 23, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman

Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman Published by Doubleday Childrens on June 6th 2013 Genres: Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 357 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians – an elite peacekeeping force – to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy. When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel – a beautiful girl named Rhea. Haunted from that moment on by strange visions and memories – memories that could only belong to Rhea – he realises he hasn’t been told the truth about what the rebels really want, and what he’s really fighting for. Noble Conflict is set in a dystopia world. To learn about the origin of the Alliance through history extracts at the beginning of certain chapters. These extracts add touching […]