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Gulliver’s Travels

  Author: Jonathan Swift Genre: Fantasy POV: 1stperson Format: read the first two parts then switch to audio *Warning* for size-ist. Five inch people are not well represented, and giants are treated as the bad guy **gasp**. None of that is true for what happens in the book. Life doesn’t have trigger warnings, so I… Continue reading Gulliver’s Travels

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The Phantom of the Opera

Author: Gaston Leroux Genre: Dark Romanticism (gothic), Romance Summary: Long ago strange events have happened at the Palais Garnier Opera house. Disembody voices heard singing and the crashing down of the chandelier on that dreadful night. To this very day it remains a mystery as to what happen regarding the phantom of the opera.  cue the… Continue reading The Phantom of the Opera

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Neuromancer

Author: William Gibson Genre: Sci-fic, Cyberpunk POV: 3rd person Summary: Henry Dorsett Case was the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the… Continue reading Neuromancer

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Nine Princes in Amber

Author: Roger Zelazny Genre: Sword and Sorcery Age: Teen/adult POV: 1st person Summary: Out of all the different reality Amber is the one true place. All the other realities are nothing but shadows of Amber. King Oberon is missing and the throne is up for grabs. Corwin wake up in a hospital not knowing who he is or where he… Continue reading Nine Princes in Amber

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2001 A Space Odyssey

Author: Arthur C. Clarke Genre: Space Opera POV: 3rd person Summary: From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man ventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other. Review: I was told when getting into Sci-fic that 2001… Continue reading 2001 A Space Odyssey

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Dune

Author: Frank HerbertGenre: Science fiction, Space OperaPOV: 3rd personSummary: When House Atreides is betrayed, the destruction of Paul’s family will set the boy on a journey toward a destiny greater than he could ever have imagined. And as he evolves into the mysterious man known as Muad’Dib, he will bring to fruition humankind’s most ancient and unattainable dream. Review:  Lord… Continue reading Dune