Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can't afford one, companies build incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, cat, sheep. They've even built humans. Immigrants to Mars receive androids so sophisticated they are indistinguishable from … Continue reading Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

5/5 stars. Fiction, Historical, Audiobook. Over 10,000,000 copies in print worldwide #1 New York Times Bestseller A Los Angeles Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A Newsday Favorite Book of 2006 A USA Today Bestseller A Major Motion Picture starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, and Christoph Waltz Jacob Janowski's luck had run out--orphaned and … Continue reading Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Why Make Eagles Swim by Bill Munn

4/5 stars. Nonfiction, Personality Traits, Workplace. Stop wasting time "fixing" your so-called weaknesses. And start leveraging the powerful ways you're already innately great! Bill Munn says the key to maximizing performance is already planted within us - and within everyone around us - in the inherent strengths we often ignore while we focus on overcoming … Continue reading Why Make Eagles Swim by Bill Munn

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

5/5 stars. Thriller, Mystery/Suspense. EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to … Continue reading The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Nahx Invasions #1: Zero Repeat Forever by G. S. Prendergast

4/5 stars. Dystopian, Young Adults, Aliens. He has no voice or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn't know the details of the mission, only the directives that hum in his mind.  Dart the humans. Leave them where they fall. His job is to protect his Offside. Let her do the shooting.  Until a human … Continue reading The Nahx Invasions #1: Zero Repeat Forever by G. S. Prendergast

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

4/5 Fantasy, Contemporary, Magic Circus Competition A competition was created with two contestants, beginning when they were just children. Spanning decades with the game board a magical circus that only appears at night, The Night Circus explores what strains a game this long would have on the two contestants and all other individuals involved. The Night Circus … Continue reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern