Review: The Amateurs by Liz Harmer

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Amateurs Author: Liz Harmer Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: March 21, 2018 ISBN: 9780345811240 Synopsis from Goodreads: PINA, the largest tech company in the world, introduces a product called port. These ports offer space-time travel powered by nostalgia and desire. Step inside theContinue reading “Review: The Amateurs by Liz Harmer”

Review: The Revenge of Analog by David Sax

Title: The Revenge of Analog Author: David Sax Publisher: PublicAffairs Publication Date: November 2016 ISBN: 9781610398213 Synopsis from Goodreads: A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We’ve begun to fall back in love with the very analog goods and ideas the tech gurus insisted that we no longer needed. Businesses that onceContinue reading “Review: The Revenge of Analog by David Sax”

Review: Strange Fire by Tommy Wallach

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Strange Fire Author: Tommy Wallach Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Publication Date: October 3, 2017 ISBN: 9781481468381 Synopsis from Goodreads: They said that the first generation of man was brought low by its appetites: for knowledge, for wealth, forContinue reading “Review: Strange Fire by Tommy Wallach”

Review: Warcross by Marie Lu

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Warcross Author: Marie Lu Publisher: Putnam Publication Date: September 12, 2017 ISBN: 9780399547966 Synopsis from Goodreads: For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fanContinue reading “Review: Warcross by Marie Lu”

Rats Nest by Mat Laporte

Title: Rats Nest Author: Mat Laporte Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 16, 2016 ISBN: 9781771662444 Synopsis from Goodreads: Mysterious and sometimes hallucinogenic, RATS NEST builds a narrative out of the complexity and dialectical uncertainty that many people feel about being alive in the 21st century. This first full-length book by Mat Laporte introduces readers to aContinue reading “Rats Nest by Mat Laporte”

Review: Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

Title: Us Conductors Author: Sean Michaels Publisher: Random House of Canada Publication Date: January 1, 2015 ISBN: 9780345815767 Synopsis from Goodreads: In a ship steaming its way from Manhattan back to Leningrad, Lev Termen writes a letter to his “one true love”, Clara Rockmore, telling her the story of his life. Imprisoned in his cabin, heContinue reading “Review: Us Conductors by Sean Michaels”

Review: Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for and honest review.* Title: Defy the Stars Author: Claudia Gray Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: April 4, 2017 ISBN: 9780316394031 Synopsis from Goodreads: Noemi Vidal is seventeen years old and sworn to protect her planet, Genesis. She’s willing to risk anything—including herContinue reading “Review: Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray”

Review: Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Nostalgia Author: M.G. Vassanji Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: September 20, 2016 ISBN: 9780385667166 Synopsis from Goodreads: In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to immortality have been overcome. As society approaches the prospect of eternal life,Continue reading “Review: Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji”

Review: Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle

Title: Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in the Digital Age Author: Sherry Turkle Publisher: Penguin Press Publication Date: October 2015 ISBN: 9781594205552 Synopsis from Goodreads: Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, here she investigates a troubling consequence: at work, atContinue reading “Review: Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle”

Review: Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn

 Title: Alex + Ada Creators: Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn Publisher: Image Comics Publication Date: July 29, 2014 ISBN: 9781632150066 Synopsis from Goodreads: The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But when Ada is dropped into his life, he discovers she is more than just aContinue reading “Review: Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn”