Tag Archives: survival

Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer (2016)

Rating: 1.5 stars Short Summary: Darkly ‘humorous’ tale of a mouthy teen in small town that faces the realities of her spontaneously combusting classmates, one by one. I had a really difficult time with this one. For me, I adore dark … Continue reading

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The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier (2014)

Rating: 3.2 stars. This book was handed to me by a colleague with very little instruction. I love getting books like those as they fully allow me to form my own opinions. There isn’t much I want to say about … Continue reading

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Minrs (1 and 2) by Kevin Sylvester (2015/16)

  Rating: 4 stars Christopher Nichols and his family live on a new planet called Perses as representatives from Melming Mining’s Great Mission to save the earth. As we descend into the normalcy of their everyday life, a communications blackout … Continue reading

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