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Season Two of The 100: Hard Choices, Survival, and Living with it Afterwards

The 100 Genre: Post-apocalyptic, sci-fi Synopsis: S1: A nuclear war has left Earth uninhabitable, and the air on a spaceship containing remnants of the human race is running out. Out of desperation, those governing the spaceship decide to send 100 … Continue reading

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Psycho Pass 2: A badass heroine runs the show

Genre: Dystopia/Sci-fi/Seinen Synopsis: Everyone’s psychological state is constantly monitored, to catch the potential for violence before it happens. Unhealthy psychological profiles are met with therapy, incarceration, or execution depending on the circumstances. Last season, we got to know the world, how … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 TV: Morganville and Psycho-Pass

Note: I was going to include my thoughts on Flash here, but they’re too long. I’ll give that show it’s own post sometime later this week. Morganville: The Series Genre: Supernatural/Urban fantasy Synopsis: Based on the young adult urban fantasy … Continue reading

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The Immortal Rules: Humanity versus Survival

Genre: Post-apoc/urban fantasy Synopsis: Allie is an Unregistered–this means she isn’t on the list to give blood regularly to the vampires ruling her city, but it also means she isn’t approved for the rights of the Registered. Like having jobs. … Continue reading

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Starters by Lissa Price, YA Dystopia

Synopsis: Only the young and the old, as the most vulnerable populations, received the vaccine against the genocide spores before it was too late. Everyone else died. This lead to a shift of power in the direction of the elderly, … Continue reading

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Divergent, On Reading the Book After Watching the Movie

Now that I’ve seen the Divergent movie and have been relatively unimpressed by it, I decided to follow it up by reading the book immediately afterwards, on the suspicion that there were aspects of the story that would work better … Continue reading

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The Divergent Movie, Prior to Reading the Book

It was okay. Nothing special. I wanted to like it, because I want this female protagonist in an adventure/action role YA trend to continue, but it was just kind of there. I haven’t read the book, which might have made … Continue reading

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