This was a concept novel. Do not expect more from this book.
This book was so over-hyped. I don't usually write reviews for books that I rate 2 stars are lower (this is the 3rd), but I was so disappointed with this story, that I feel like I need to state my case.
It's January, so that means it's time to set this year's Goodreads Reading Challenge goal. And this year, I'm aiming low. Two years ago, I was substitute teaching, and I read 80 books. This past year, I was teaching full time, and I managed to read 50 books. This year, I'll still be teaching full …
This was an excellent conclusion to Kelsea's story. The pacing was good, and I felt like the flashback scenes to the original settlement made more sense than the flashback scenes in The Invasion of the Tearling. I loved being able to rejoin this cast of characters, and I loved that the world was expanded even further.
This read like a short story collection with a throughline, rather than a novel. It really felt like there were four or five stories that Carter had wanted to write, and she decided to connect them all into one plot, rather than just tell each of those stories on their own.
Last year I read my first Morgan Matson book and I was completely delighted. After just one book, she became one of my auto-buy authors. And I was not disappointed by Save the Date.
It's time. Humans are ready to take their first steps on Mars. Well... almost ready. In four years, Prime Space will send its first team to Mars. For now, the team must go through the most realistic simulation they've ever experienced to prove that they're up for the task.
Seven years after Eden learned the truth about her family and her heritage, she is preparing to let her daughter in on the secret. The plan was always to tell Gabby on her eighteenth birthday - but fate has other plans. When Eden goes missing after investigating some damage at the door to Palus in Brazil, it is up to Gabby to find her mother while learning the unbelievable - that this world is not the only one.
When ROZZUM unit 7134 is activated on the island, she has no way of knowing that she does not belong there. She's been programmed to learn, so she immediately begins to learn. She learns to find shelter and how to survive in the wild. But none of the things living on the island, Roz included, expected her to thrive in the wild.
In this collection of short stories, Angela Carter takes a feminist, supernatural, slightly creepy slant on several different classic fairy- and folktales, including "Little Red Riding Hood", "Beauty and the Beast", and "Puss in Boots".