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Favorite Book
Currently: Hitchhiker's Series
About Me:
Science geek, girl gamer, book worm and maker of awesome handmade stuff. Fangirl for so many things I wouldn't even know where to start. Coffee addict. Comic book reader. "A little bit crazy, a little bit bad". I *heart* apostrophes, jammie dodgers, my iPod and monkeys (especially undead ones called Jack). Possible ADHDer.

Fave book genres: Sci-fi/fantasy, Young Adult, Modern Classics

Some of my favourite books include: Harry Potter, CHERUB/Henderson's Boys, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, His Dark Materials, Artemis Fowl, Alex Rider, Little Women, Catch 22, 1984, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Too Kill a Mocking Bird, Discworld, Northanger Abbey, comic books, Cowboy Bebop, Sin City, Catcher in the Rye
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Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

Great sequel to Uglies. Really well written sci-fi yong adult fiction. This is a book that can be enjoyed just as a good story as well as having a more deeper level to it.



(some spoilers from the first book follow)



Tally is pretty - something that happens to all sixteen-year-olds. Being pretty isn't just superficial though, the operation has deeper consequences. At the start of the book, Tally doesn't remember that she's endured the operation so the cure can be tested on… Continue

Posted on February 1, 2010 at 7:06am

Uglies by Scot Westerfeld

Thought I'd start off my blog with a review of the first book in the series to the one I'm currently reading.



This book is exciting adventure sci-fi at it's best! It's futuristic, post-humans-almost-destroy-the-world and pretty awesome. In places it reminded me of Orwell's 1984, Alex Garland's The Beach and the video game Fallout 3. I love all three and combined with a good handful of teen drama, this book was brilliant.



Although it is a Young Adult book it didn't read…
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Posted on January 25, 2010 at 3:00am

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Tasha, check out PatronQuo.com, and consider blogging about this innovative new initiative to promote fiction writers through a patronage model.

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