Ready Player One

Like Daniel H. Wilson’s Robopocalypse, Ready Player One by Ernest Cline regularly caught my attention when I was working at Barnes&Noble. The cover was intriguing and the plot summary sounded like it was right up my alley, so every time I saw it on a table or in the Science Fiction section I would pickContinue reading “Ready Player One”

ReThink: The Lottery

Warning: There are some spoilers in this, so proceed at your own risk! Nearly ten months after I started posting my Geeky Musings on a fairly regular basis, I still stand by most of my reviews. I’ve seen several of the movies a few times over, my thoughts on the books haven’t really changed, andContinue reading “ReThink: The Lottery”

The Giver (The Book)

As I started to see more trailers for the movie version of Lois Lowry’s The Giver, which hits theaters August 15, I was reminded of the fact that I had never actually read the Newberry Medal-winning book. I’m not entirely sure how I could have missed it since The Giver seems to be on everyContinue reading “The Giver (The Book)”

The Lottery

I once read an article by Hank Stuever, the Washington Post’s television critic, in which he said he typically gives shows three episodes before writing a review. According to him, that gives the actors, writers, and directors some time to settle into the story, and gives viewers some sense of where everything is going. It’sContinue reading “The Lottery”

Allegiant (The Book)

Warning: There are some spoilers in this, so proceed at your own risk! I did it!! I finally finished Allegiant, the third and final book in Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy! I know this may not seem like a huge accomplishment, but considering the fact that I started the book months ago, I am quite proudContinue reading “Allegiant (The Book)”