Tag: margaret atwood

My Picks: 5 New Release Books for Fall 2019

A new season means new books! After browsing through several lists of fall 2019 releases, I picked the five new books for fall 2019 I’m most excited about: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a … Read More My Picks: 5 New Release Books for Fall 2019

The Booker Prize Shortlist and Other Bookish News

All the bookish news for September: -This year’s Booker Prize shortlist features Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie. Check out all the nominees here. –Buzzfeed published a list of the top 15 books every fantasy fan should read. -Eight new releases in horror this month. -HBO’s adaptation of His Dark Materials gets a release date! November 4th – so close! Click here to watch the star-studded. … Read More The Booker Prize Shortlist and Other Bookish News

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9 Books on My 2017 Holiday Wishlist

For those of you who don’t know, my birthday falls less than month after Christmas, on January 17th. Every year I make a combo Christmas/Birthday list in case anyone wants to get me anything. If you actually asked me what I wanted, I would probably stare at you like a deer in the headlights. It’s the same sort of syndrome that motivated me to … Read More 9 Books on My 2017 Holiday Wishlist

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The Year of the Flood

The Year of the Flood By Margaret Atwood The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God’s Gardeners–a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life–has long predicted a natural disaster that … Read More The Year of the Flood

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Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom … Read More Oryx and Crake