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Review: Glitch, Heather Anastasiu

Title: Glitch (Goodreads) Author:  Heather Anastasiu (@h_anastasiu) Rating: In the Community, there is no more pain or war. Implanted computer chips have wiped humanity clean of destructive emotions, and thoughts are replaced by a feed from the Link network. When Zoe starts to malfunction (or “glitch”), she suddenly begins having her own thoughts, feelings, and identity. Any […]

Review: Wither, Lauren DeStefano

Title: Wither (Goodreads) Author: Lauren DeStefano (@LaurenDeStefano) Rating: By age sixteen, Rhine Ellery has four years left to live. A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males born with a lifespan of 25 years, and females a lifespan of 20 years–leaving the world in a state of panic. Geneticists seek a miracle antidote […]

Review: Kingdom, Anderson O’Donnell

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on the Kingdom Blog Tour! You can see all the other stops at Once Upon A Time. Don’t forget, you can still enter the giveaway for a Kindle Fire until July 3rd! Title: Kingdom (Goodreads) Author:  Anderson O’Donnell (@TiberCityNoir) Rating: In a secret laboratory hidden under the desert, a covert bioengineering project—codename “Exodus”—has […]

Review: Amped, Daniel H. Wilson

Title: Amped (Goodreads) Author:  Daniel H. Wilson (@danielwilsonpdx) Rating: Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. Enter a stunning world where technology and humanity clash in terrifying and surprising ways. Some people are implanted with upgrades that make them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, […]

Tour Launch and Giveaway: Kingdom, Anderson O’Donnell

Welcome to day one of Anderson O’Donnell’s “Kingdom” blog tour! Today we have a special guest post for you from Anderson O’Donnell to introduce the tour itself. My review will be coming later in the month! The full tour schedule can be found on Once Upon a Time. First off, I want to thank each […]

Review: Across the Universe, Beth Revis

Title: Across the Universe (Goodreads) Author:  Beth Revis (@bethrevis) Rating: A love out of time. A spaceship built of secrets and murder. Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen […]

Review: Insurgent, Veronica Roth

Title: Insurgent (Goodreads) Author: Veronica Roth (@VeronicaRoth) Rating: One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.   Details […]

Tour: Socialpunk, Monica Leonelle – Review and Giveaway

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase stop on the Socialpunk Blog Tour! You can find links to the other blogs taking part on the site, but make sure you enter the giveaway below my review first! Title: Socialpunk (Goodreads) Author:  Monica Leonelle (@monicaleonelle) Rating: Ima would give anything to escape The Dome and learn what’s beyond its barriers, […]

Review: Divergent, Veronica Roth

Title: Divergent (Goodreads) Author:  Veronica Roth (@VeronicaRoth) Rating: In a future Chicago, 16-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she […]

Five For Friday: The Hunger Games

It’s Friday! That means it’s time for Five Things. Last night, I went to see The Hunger Games at the movies. I thought it was brilliant – it stayed very true to the book, unlike many book-to-movie conversions. You can see my review for The Hunger Games book over at Once Upon A Time. I’m […]

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