Michelle Isenhoff

YA sci-fi

The Death Cure (The Maze Runner Trilogy, book 3), by James Dashner, 2011

Start with my reviews of The Maze Runner (book one) and The Scorch Trials (book two). The Death Cure delivers the exciting conclusion to the Maze Runner Trilogy. (It’s better than book two.) Thomas and his friends have escaped the Maze and survived the Scorch, but are the trials really over? WICKED has told them they are, but […]

Ship Breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi, 2010, Book Review

After having this book recommended to me, I was extremely disappointed. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that it isn’t exciting. It’s not that Mr. Bacigalupi doesn’t drive a high-caliber story. And it’s not that he doesn’t create quality characters. But it’s sinister, gory, and Mr. Bacigalupi can’t go one paragraph without the word d—.  He […]

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