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The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor. On an unnamed island off an unnamed coast, objects are disappearing: first hats, then ribbons, birds, roses—until things become much more serious. Most of the island's inhabitants are oblivious to these changes, while those few imbued… Continue reading The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

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Revival by Stephen King

In a small New England town, in the early 60s, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in… Continue reading Revival by Stephen King

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We're out of oil. We've wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia where you can be anything… Continue reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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84K by Claire North

I picked this book up on my recent trip to the library on a whim, it sounded interesting and I usually love dystopian novels or shows so I thought I'd give it a try. I've not read anything by Claire North before so I went in with no expectations. Plot Overview: What if your life… Continue reading 84K by Claire North