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  1. Book Review: Smek for President

    Smek for President by Adam Rex Science fiction for kids is rare enough; truly funny middle-grade science fiction is even rarer. In fact, off the top of my head I can only think of one book in the hilarious middle-grade science fiction genre: The True Meaning of Smekday. Now that…

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  2. The Infinite Sea Cover Reveal

    The cover for The Infinite Sea, sequel to Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave, has been revealed. You can see a larger image of it over at USA Today, along with an interesting interview with Rick Yancey. (Note: Although Yancey tries to be careful not to spoil anything, I think…

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  3. Book Review: The 5th Wave

    The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey The 1st Wave: Lights Out The 2nd Wave: Surf’s Up The 3rd Wave: Pestilence The 4th Wave: Silencer Plot: Nearly 7 billion people are dead, almost the entire population of the world, killed in four successive waves of destruction sent by the aliens.…

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  4. The Pool of Fire by John Christopher

    The Pool of Fire by John Christopher The Pool of Fire is the third book in the Tripods series by John Christopher. I’m reposting my reviews in tribute to this great science fiction writer who died last week. Time is running short, and the final push to overthrow the…

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  5. 17 ways humanity's first contact with aliens could go down

    The Syfy Channel’s DVICE blog posted this great slideshow, based on a report from scientists at Pennsylvania State University and NASA’s Planetary Science Division. DVICE spiced it up with pictures and references to classic SFF, but the original report, “Would Contact with Extraterrestrials Benefit or Harm Humanity? A…

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  6. Book Review: The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3

    The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3 by P. J. Haarsma Once again, J.T. and his friends from the seed ship Renaissance are being transfered to a new guarantor. The children are knudniks, indentured servants bound to work for four years on the Rings of Orbis. The guarantor owns…

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  7. Books with Bite: Teen Read Week booklists!

    October 12-18 is YALSA‘s Teen Read Week 2008, and the theme this year is “Books with Bite!” I think it’s a great theme, and I asked the teen members of the Wands and Worlds community to suggest books that they recommend which would fit the theme. They suggested…

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