To me the most compelling part of the book was when children who never knew of life before the Flu learned about the technology available prior to the great fall. People could look up any information about anything at their leisure, and still when push came to shove it all came tumbling down.
March 8 is International Women's Day. To honor the day I decided to write about some women in fiction who I find inspirational.
Santiago eventually returns to shore with little more than a large skeleton to show for his journey.
...who doesn't want a book called "10% Happier, how I tamed the voice in my head, reduced stress without losing my edge, and found self-help that actually works—a true story" for Valentine's Day?
Nathan Hale, Benedict Arnold, and of course George Washington made celebrity appearances throughout the book. Those parts were refreshing to my befuddled mind. But the whole point of the book was to shed light on the roles played by hidden characters of the Revolution, and it did a good job at that.
My mind was racing, "I should find that shell casing, how big was she? I should go look for blood, my hands are freezing, where's my orange hat? I gotta go look for blood." After 15 minutes of thought I decided to go track her.
Two mischievous young teenagers almost entirely wiped out the story of The Boy Who Lived in a couple hundred pages. That’s what leaves a bad taste in my mouth.