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by S.J. Kincaid
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 4 years ago
That computer in your head is a weapon, but it is a double-edged sword. - page 103 "War evolves over time. It's better to say, 'No one kills in this war yet.'" - page 105 "People are expendable. Period. The only difference between the nineteen fifties and today is that there are billions more of...
Books ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Books ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) rated it 6 years ago
I really enjoyed this book. Its more or less about the near future where intergalactic war has ravaged the world. Scared of ruining the earth battles are not fought in space by modified humans called Solar combatants. Tom is just an ordinary kid with a dad with a gambling addiction who opposis the g...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it 7 years ago
12/31/14I decided to re-read Insignia before starting on the second and third books. I'm glad I did--it turns out I'd forgotten a lot more about the story than I remembered. My first review from a couple of years ago still stands. I'll just add a few additional thoughts. The science fiction is hea...
In Libris Veritas
In Libris Veritas rated it 8 years ago
I decided to delve into this one for a read-along hosted by Epic Reads (*book shimmy*) and it turned out be a seriously good idea! When someone says sci-fi adventure I don’t really picture anything but now I think I’m going to have Insignia as a good to mental image. Some have likened this to Ender’...
The YA Book Blog!
The YA Book Blog! rated it 8 years ago
Full review also posted here on TotalTeenFictionThis book had been glaring at me from the library shelves for a while and I knew it wouldn't be long before I caved and checked it out! Insignia follows Tom as he finds himself recruited to Washington to take place in the military training academy, whe...
YA Novelties
YA Novelties rated it 8 years ago
Insignia truly brought out my inner geek. A mish-mash of sci-fi, fantasy, dystopian, and government, Insignia may seem quite daunting: 444 pages is definitely NOT something you want to joke about. But since it was so fun to read, it went by in a flash. The only thing that reminded me of its sheer s...
GizmosReviews rated it 8 years ago
*Genre* Young Adult, Science Fiction*Rating* 3.5-4*Full Review Shortly*I ended up liking this book a lot. I liked the science behind the story. I liked the whole idea of wars behind fought in space rather than on land where it devastates everything and everyone. I liked 14 Year old Tom Raines the ma...
DevTheReader rated it 8 years ago
Total Science Love.I'm not a fan of Science Fiction. I've always been a contemporary nerd or in same cases a total fantasy junkie. I'll be honest, the last time I read a book from a guy's perspective in the science fiction genre was...when I was in middle school. And even then I hadn't liked what I ...
Secrets of Lost Words
Secrets of Lost Words rated it 9 years ago
More of my reviews at Secrets of Lost Words.Oh my goodness, just WOW... Insignia was AMAZING. This one is absolutely one of my favorites now.Insignia by S. J. Kincaid is definitely NOT a normal YA book. It doesn't have much romance in it but don't worry.. the action will keep you busy. What I really...
Nina @ Death Books and Tea
Nina @ Death Books and Tea rated it 9 years ago
Review: Tom Raines, fourteen years old, spending life in a virtual reality parlour, trying to win a living. His life isn’t really going well...until one day, he’s picked out to join the Combatants-teen soldiers fighting World War III. But it’s not like they’re going out getting killed-they’re safe ...
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