Review: Internment by Samira Ahmed

Title: InternmentAuthor: Samira AhmedRating: ★★★★Summary: Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. With the help of newly made friends, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance within, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a … Continue reading Review: Internment by Samira Ahmed

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Title: The Handmaid's TaleAuthor: Margaret AtwoodRating: ★★★★Summary: Set in the near future, The Handmaid’s Tale describes life in what was once the United States, now a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans. In condensed but eloquent prose, by turns … Continue reading Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Review: The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray

Title: The Lost Time AccidentsAuthor: John WrayRating: ★★Summary: Haunted by a failed love affair and the darkest of family secrets, Waldemar 'Waldy' Tolliver wakes one morning to discover that he has been exiled from the flow of time. The world continues to turn, and Waldy is desperate to find his way back - a journey … Continue reading Review: The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray

Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Title: Station Eleven Author: Emily St. John Mandel Rating: ★★★★★ Summary: An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse post flu endemic, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, … Continue reading Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel