BRAVE NEW WORLD by Aldous Huxley | Review

Sometimes it seems as though certain books will never leave your TBR... until you finally force yourself to check them out of the library and read them in one sitting! This was my situation with Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, a classic novel set in London during the year 2540. I've been intrigued by the synopsis …

A Classic Couple: 1984 and Illuminae

It's time for another Classic Couple, a feature inspired by a past Top Ten Tuesday list. George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 is known for being an unsettling masterpiece of dystopian fiction. Its literary influence spans decades since its initial publication in 1949, as shown by the many elements it shares with contemporary fiction such as …

Book Review: DIVERGENT

Author: Veronica Roth Number of Pages: 487 pages Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Release Date: May 3, 2011 "In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue--Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an …