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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

I enjoy a good apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic novel, and I love literary fiction. Station Eleven gave me both. A flu pandemic wipes out 99% of the…

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World of Trouble by Ben H. Winters

World of Trouble is the third book in Ben H. Winters’s The Last Policeman trilogy. I read the first two books (The Last Policeman…

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solo/down by Lauryn Allison Lewis

  I was nervous about reading solo/down because the back of the book describes it as a “dark and surreal body-horror tale.” Totally outside my…

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The Last Policeman & Countdown City by Ben Winters

A deadly asteroid is bound for earth. There’s no hope left: People are abandoning their jobs, their responsibilities, fulfilling bucket lists, committing suicide. Hank…

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Sad Robot Stories by Mason Johnson

  I’ve heard so much about the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP) from my fellow bloggers. When I stopped by the website…

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Review: The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

The Dog Stars has the standard elements of the usual post-apocalyptic novel: most of humanity has been wiped out, in this case due to…

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