Category Archives: Post-Apocolypse

101. Messenger (Lois Lowry)

Messenger is the third novel in The Giver Quartet which I have been enjoying as I commute.  Lowry weaves stories that encourage readers to ponder society, leadership and relationships.  These novels are set in dystopic future time when life as we know it … Continue reading


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11. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)

Dystopic fiction is not my favourite genre but I read this classic novel so that I could discuss it with my son who was reading it for grade 11 English.  It was a challenge to finish and I can only … Continue reading

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51. The Invasion of the Tearling (Erika Johansen)

After reading the initial novel of The Queen of the Tearling series, I looked forward to the second instalment of the tale.  Although the post-apocolyptic, fantasy genre is not what I would normally be drawn to, it was an enjoyable read … Continue reading

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