The Thousandth Floor Review

Katharine McGee's THE THOUSANDTH FLOOR is a glittering, gritty teen drama set in a futuristic New York. Everyone lives in the Tower, a two-and-a-half-mile-tall building that dominates the Manhattan skyline of 2118 and sets the stage for intrigue, drama, and life-changing secrets. What you can steal 1. Characters you love to hate I had no … Continue reading The Thousandth Floor Review

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Illuminae Review

Amie Kaufman’s and Jay Kristoff’s Illuminae is an epic space opera told on a personal scale. It’s the story of Kady and Ezra, but it’s also the story of what it means to be human; whether it’s right to put the needs of the many above the needs of the few; how tragedy shows us … Continue reading Illuminae Review

Caraval Review

Stephanie Garber’s Caraval is effervescent, atmospheric, vivid. She masterfully creates a stunning world where sisters, sailors, and mysterious players revolve around one another in a game where nothing—or everything—is real. What you can steal 1. Her sumptuous scene-setting. I hesitate to call this worldbuilding—while Garber does invest in some intriguing worldbuilding, it’s her individual scenes … Continue reading Caraval Review