Tag Archive: future

Oct 25

Book Review: The Dispatcher

The Dispatcher by John Scalzi If someone wants to make the case that the novella is the perfect length for a sci-fi story, John Scalzi will undoubtedly find his work in the “pro” column. This novella takes a simple premise–murder victims come back to life–and explores it. The main character is a dispatcher, someone hired …

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Nov 10

Book Review: The Giver

The Giver by Lois Lowry My friend told me about this book, as she teaches it to her middle schoolers. I’m all for reading below my age group, so I picked up an audiobook from the library. The audiobook, unusually, was peppered with music, which I found rather distracting. This is a typical dystopian fiction …

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Jul 31

Rooster Fate

In which Emmiline finds out the fate in store for roosters.

*Pecking, laying, scratching … and the occasional freeze ray.

Sep 11

Book Review: Lock In

Lock In by John Scalzi I’d been hearing about this book for months before it came out, and kept checking to see if my hold at the library had been filled yet, when I decided not to wait anymore and just buy the audiobook. They gave me the choice between Amber Benson and Wil Wheaton …

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