Review: The Wolves of Winter

I read The Wolves of Winter for Bookmarked earlier this year. An original version of this review appears on that site. Summary As nuclear war and the deadly Asian flu pandemic tore the world apart, Lynn McBride and her family fled civilization for the Canadian Yukon. After years of enduring… Continue Reading Review: The Wolves of Winter

Review: Nostalgia

I picked Nostalgia up not knowing much about it other than that it had been on Canada Reads. Science fiction isn’t really a genre I normally associate with Canadian literature, so I was intrigued. Summary In the indeterminate future, humans have figured out how to live forever … almost. With the… Continue Reading Review: Nostalgia

Review: Dove Arising

Phaet lives in a lunar colony with her mother and siblings. She speaks seldomly, preferring to let her best friend be her voice. But when her mother is arrested, everything changes. To keep her sister and brother from Shelter, an area of the colony where the poor live in degrading… Continue Reading Review: Dove Arising

Review: The Young World

In The Young World, a mysterious sickness has wiped out the adults and small children. The teenage survivors of New York City have assembled into tribes in order to get by.  When his brother turns eighteen and dies of the Sickness, Jefferson reluctantly becomes the leader of the Washington Park tribe.… Continue Reading Review: The Young World

Review: Fuzzy Mud

Tamaya Dhilwaddi and Marshall Walsh walk to and from school everyday. But when bully Chad Hilligas challenges Marshall to a fight, Marshall leads Tamaya into the woods to avoid it. They get lost and when Chad shows up all three find trouble in the form of mysterious fuzzy mud that… Continue Reading Review: Fuzzy Mud