Birth date: April 25, 1954
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This book is trash. (TW: Rape mention.) I was really disappointed by this. It had a great setting, a great storyline to start off with. The synopsis was pretty thrilling to start off with. Basically, there's a drug called "Death". It costs thousands to buy, and once you take it, you will experienc...
*deep sigh* Okay, I'm going to try to keep this short and sweet. If I go too far into my feelings on this book, this might end up as a novel instead of a review. As it stands, I think the majority of my thoughts can be summed up in one question. WHAT IN THE HELL DID I JUST READ? Pardon the out...
The Plot: Does it have one? The basic gist - the novel is set in a vaguely dystopian society. There are no real details as to the corruption and no real figureheads to unseat. A group called the Zealots want to bring about revolution. There is a new drug on the streets called Death. You take it, l...
This is a collection of coming of age stories. It is really interesting and varied. It is not American. I particularly liked the story with the grandmother.