Dystopian

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 28: A Certain Doom by Robert Kirkman

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 28: A Certain Doom by Robert Kirkman

In the aftermath of The Whisperer War–ALL IS LOST as Rick and all of Alexandria fight for survival against the largest horde of walkers they’ve ever faced. Where we last left Rick and the gang, Rick was informing the survivors that the Whisperers had a herd of thousands of walkers.  Unfortunately, the mega herd is […]

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 27: The Whisper War by Robert Kirkman

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 27: The Whisper War by Robert Kirkman

The time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he’s built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this… there will be a cost. I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve had this volume since the day it came out and I never made time […]

Review: The Last Town by Blake Crouch

Review: The Last Town by Blake Crouch

Welcome to Wayward Pines, the last town. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town’s creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking […]

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 26: Call to Arms by Robert Kirkman

After being betrayed by members of his own community, Rick Grimes charts a new course and marshals his forces against the Whisperers. I find myself struggling with this current storyline. I know that it’s lasting about as long as every other major plot line in this series, but this war with the Whisperers just seems […]

Review: The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead

Review: The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead

Big and sweeping, spanning from the refined palaces of Osfrid to the gold dust and untamed forests of Adoria, The Glittering Court tells the story of Adelaide, an Osfridian countess who poses as her servant to escape an arranged marriage and start a new life in Adoria, the New World. But to do that, she […]

Review: Frozen by Melissa de la Cruz & Michael Johnston

Review: Frozen by Melissa de la Cruz & Michael Johnston

Welcome to New Vegas, a city once covered in bling, now blanketed in ice. Like much of the destroyed planet, the place knows only one temperature—freezing. But some things never change. The diamond in the ice desert is still a 24-hour hedonistic playground and nothing keeps the crowds away from the casino floors, never mind […]

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 25: No Turning Back by Robert Kirkman

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 25: No Turning Back by Robert Kirkman

After a devastating act of war by the Whisperers, Rick must chart a path for his community. But when his leadership is questioned, how will he respond? I found myself less than inspired by this particular volume. As has happened several times throughout the series, there are high points and low points. The low points […]