Author: Cory Doctorow

For the Win by Cory Doctorow

For the Win by Cory Doctorow

Nope, sorry. I’m tired of reading books that want to spend a load of time preaching to me. It’s not that the issues you’re talking about are unimportant. It’s that I can hear enough about greedy corporations and the global economy in the news without my “fun” time turning into a lecture about how we need to be more proactive in standing up for our rights and equality. I don’t mind books that make you think but egats, who wants a book to talk down to them. I DNF’d this at about 10%. There was a bit in the beginning […]

Posted December 4, 2017 in Reviews // 9 Comments //
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Ughhh Little Brother.  How I hated you. I’m not just trying to be a jerk about it, but the main character Marcus was exactly the type of person I despise.  I hate reading about characters like him with their “F— the government, don’t trust anyone over 25, I do what I want” attitude.  Especially the type that turn into pathetic worms at the slightest sight of danger.  There are situations in this book – bad situations, given – that Marcus handled so badly.  I couldn’t even feel bad for him because he was such a little asshole and I’m a cynical jerk all I […]

Posted November 30, 2017 in Reviews // 0 Comments //