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Reviews by Tag: futuristic

Teen Review
https://jocolibrary.bibliocommons.com/item/show/230541036_enders_game
Orson Scott Card
Reviewer's Rating: 
3
Monday, Apr 24, 2017

In this futuristic novel, young Andrew Wiggin is singled out from a young age as different. He is a child of great ability; those in charge, as well as jealous peers, notice. Because of this, he is ostracized and targeted -- this hardens young Ender and prepares him for battle in Battle School. Here, he is forced to prove himself against all odds.

Overall, the book was a fast-paced, interesting read. It kept me engaged and was fun and easy to follow, but also had plenty of plot twists.

I believe that lovers of sci-fi, of all ages, would enjoy this book, though perhaps it...

Teen Review
Karen Healey
Reviewer's Rating: 
5
Thursday, May 26, 2016

When Tegan decides to donate her body to science, she never expected to wake up 100 years later locked in a top-secret facility with no idea how she got there, or what happened on the day that was supposed to be the best of her life. The future isn’t at all what she had hoped, and when she learns the terrible secrets of the government that saved her, she must decide whether to keep her head down and try to survive, or fight for what she knows is right.

I have a few minor criticisms. The emotional freight of some of the interactions between Tegan and her friends on occasion comes...