Um….Meh | Review of ‘Hunted’ (Sinners #2)

Expanding on the idea of a society monitored and imprisoned by whichever of the seven deadly sins they have committed, the premise falls short of its predecessor. Continue reading Um….Meh | Review of ‘Hunted’ (Sinners #2)

A Riveting Road-Trip Into Dystopia | Review of ‘After the Ending’ (The Ending #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

After the Ending by Lindsey Pogue
& Lindsey Fairleigh
L2 Books

A virus spread, taking the world by surprise. Many died, but those that didn’t either became insane, driven to madness, or became something more. For Dani and Zoe surviving doesn’t just mean living, it means finding each other and returning home. But the dangers out there are closer than they thought and finding each other might be impossible.

Published February 21, 2013, L2 Books After the Ending by Lindsey Pogue & Lindsey Fairleigh is a young adult post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel following friends separated by miles trying to find their way home through all the dangers around them.
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An Interesting Approach to the Zombie Genre | Review of ‘After the Cure’ (After the Cure #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

After the Cure by Diedre Gould Createspace
After the Cure by Diedre Gould
Createspace

Eight years ago, the December Plague swept through the human population. Those infected became violent cannibals, killing without exception. Years later a cure was found, and now, with time, society has begun to heal. Now society is hunting for the truth. But the danger hasn’t passed and for Nella Rider and Frank Courtlen, they are discovering that the past is not far behind them.

Published August 24, 2013, by  Deirdre Gould, After the Cure is a post-apocalyptic novel that takes a different approach on the zombie genre. Continue reading “An Interesting Approach to the Zombie Genre | Review of ‘After the Cure’ (After the Cure #1)”

Weekly Reading List #63

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween. I got sick but I made sure I went to Salem this year. Yay! I was wonderful and I loved it and I had the chance to catch up on some of my reading. My TV shows, well, that’s another story. Not enough hours in the day to do everything I want. Anyway here is my weekly reading list. Happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #63”

A Bland Sci-Fi Thriller | Review of ‘Robopocalypse’ (Robopocalypse #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
Doubleday
Image Credit: Goodreads

The robots have risen, awoken to kill and destroy the humans that have made them servants. But a small group of humans are fighting to save the earth, to save their kind, and survive through the years. With help from people both near and far, these humans might have a chance at survival or succumb to death.

Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson is the first in a sci-fi series published on April 17, 2012, by Knopf Doubleday. While frighteningly realistic, the novel presents itself with bland vignettes spoiled by blurbs at the beginning of each chapter that takes away some of the surprise and suspense that would have made this novel richer.
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Weekly Reading List #42

By Cynthia Ayala

Hello there avid readers. So I’m halfway done with this ten page paper about blogging and the publishing industry. Literally on page five and it’s due Tuesday by midnight. It’s really the last thing I need to do this semester and then I am done for the year. Woo! I mean I have one final left, but I did all the reading and paid attention in class so I’m not worried.

Anyway, here is my latest reading list, and as always all synopsis are courtesy of Goodreads.
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An Intense Grounder | Review of ‘The 100’ (The Hundred #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

‘The 100’ by Kass Morgan
Little, Brown and Company
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It’s been centuries since people have set on Earth. But now, one hundred juvenile delinquents are being sent to Earth for one mission: to see if Earth is habitable and recolonize it if so. This is their second and only chance of survival. But for some of them, this is more than just a chance to be free of their prison in Space, it’s their chance to make up for their own mistakes and start anew.

Published on September 3, 2013 by Little, Brown and Company, The 100 is the first novel in the young adult sci-fi Hundred series by Kass Morgan.
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