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The Catalyst by Helena Coggan

Brilliant premise with a lot of potential but some messy writing and a messy end, amazing for a 15-year-old.

Helena Coggan is probably so damn sick of people referring to her age. Almost every review I’ve read has brought it up so I’m sorry to be joining that club. But, this book has a complex plot and a wide variety of characters with very different personalities and the first draft was written when Coggan was 13. I was never this insightful or perceptive at 13. Continue reading


Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

do androids dream of electric sheep

I have never read a book by Philip K. Dick before, and after my first foray I am exceedingly¬†glad that I started. Of course, I chose perhaps one of his most famous novels to read first, and not because of Blade Runner¬†( I haven’t even seen the film). But because the whole concept was intriguing. Continue reading