Review: Dune

3.5 out of 5 stars Dune, by Frank Herbert (Dune Chronicles #1) Look, there's no question why Dune is a legendary pillar of science fiction: it's an epic, acerbic, socio-political-religious examination of everything from corrupt government to environmental stewardship. The nearly uninhabitable, highly contested desert planet of Arakkis has a single natural resource: spice melange. … Continue reading Review: Dune

Review: Furyborn

2.5 out of 5 stars A sort of Franken-book, Furyborn is a watered-down, blended-up amalgamation of ideas that were much better in other YA fantasy stories. Furyborn, by Claire Legrand (Empirium #1) I'm having trouble recapping Furyborn, because my mind keeps wandering to the original source material. So allow me to pull the description … Continue reading Review: Furyborn