Genre: Apoctalyptic

Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan & George Clayton Johnson

Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan & George Clayton Johnson

Posted January 15, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  Aaaaghhhh I have such mixed feelings about this book. I remember watching Logan’s Run with my dad growing up and being fascinated by the dystopian world.  I came across this book randomly on my classic dystopia spree last year and decided to add it to my collection.  And in many ways, I’m glad I read it.  But it’s all hot/cold, yes/no with this book. 1.  Back in the 1960s, the world wasn’t brimming with dystopias.  In fact, science-fiction mostly regulated itself to the B-rated films even then.  Star Wars changed that in the 70s and Marvel again in the 2000s, […]

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Pure by Julianna Baggott

Pure by Julianna Baggott

Posted December 30, 2017 in Reviews // 2 Comments

  I had such a great conversation about this book with my husband last night.  I have deeply conflicting feelings about Pure.  I really enjoyed it.  It really bothered me.  Matt and I came to the conclusion of:  “It’s interesting, but it doesn’t work, but it’s interesting, but it doesn’t work.”  And we kept going on like that for a while. Pure is a post-apocalyptic fantasy told in four different voices.  Most of the action takes place in the destroyed world, where survivors are deformed and fused to objects and animals as an effect of detonations (often compared to Hiroshima, so presumably nuclear).  In […]

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