Back to the Future

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A review of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One by Zac Bange.

“Being human totally sucks most of the time. Videogames are the only thing that make life bearable.” – Anorak’s Almanac, Chapter 91, Verses 1-2

The year is 2044 and the real world is an awful place to live. Continue reading


Travels with Cormac: In Search of the Universe’s End

A review of James Smythe’s The Explorer by Simeon Ben

When journalist Cormac Easton is selected to document the first manned mission into deep space, he dreams of securing his place in history as one of humanity’s great explorers.   But in space, nothing goes according to plan […] As the body count begins to rise, Cormac finds himself alone and spiraling toward his own inevitable death . . . unless he can do something to stop it. Continue reading

Insurgent Surges with Intrigue

InsurgentHC-jkt-des4A review by Jessica Dunn

Veronica Roth created a futuristic dystopian society set in various areas of the Chicago city limits. The city and society is organized into five different factions–each one representing a different value and role in society. Continue reading