Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The story unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations and more.
Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
The journey comes to an end. I have finally finished the 5th Wave trilogy and I have to say that it was not an ending I was expecting, and I'm unsure I'm happy with how the 3rd and final book of this series went.
Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Other's four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in. Language warning.
Strangely Existential: Existentialism Ideals in Camus’ The Stranger Many would argue that Albert Camus isn’t an Existentialist. When asked, Camus himself even denied it (Simon Lea). One reason that Camus might be excluded as an Existentialist is that Camus never really fights the idea of alienation. In fact, he gives it a very positive… Continue reading Strangely Existential
Feyre lives a harsh life doing everything she can to provide for her family. Having been used to living in wealth at one point in their lives, Feyre's efforts are ultimately thankless. Things are stale and lifeless until one day when Feyre stumbles upon a huge wolf. She quickly concludes the wolf is Fae. Creatures to be feared that once enslaved humans. She uses her wit and skill to kill the beast and returns home to use the pelt and meat to help her family survive another day. Shortly afterward, however, a huge beast bursts through their door, demanding repayment for the life Feyre had stolen.
The Fifth Wave by New York Times bestselling author Rich Yancey is a thrilling tale of humanity and invasion-- but not in the way that we've seen before. The 5th Wave strays away from the typical alien invasion story. No more do we see giant bug-eyed creatures that have the same bipedal form that we do.… Continue reading The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
"'But we're not earthlings anymore,' she said, her eyes searching mine. 'Are we?' I smiled. It almost hurt to smile, I was that scared. 'No.' I said. 'Then what are we?' She asked. I cleared my throat. 'We're Martians.'" Johnathan Maberry is a New York Times bestselling and Bram Stoker Award-winning author who wrote this… Continue reading Mars One by Johnathan Maberry
Skye Alexander is an author who dabbles in both fiction and nonfiction and is most known for her mind-body-spirit work. You can find her website and blog here: The Writing of Skye Alexander I picked up her book, "Modern Witchcraft Spell Book: Your Complete Guide to Crafting and Casting Spells," from a small indie bookstore… Continue reading Modern Witchcraft with Skye Alexander
Dreamland by Robert L. Anderson is a novel that details the life of Odea (or Dea) Donahue. Dea and her mother are both dream walkers. They must walk dreams or they physically become sick (it is never really specified what happens if Dea or her mother fail to walk a dream). Dea's mother moves them… Continue reading Dreamland by Robert L. Anderson