From The Giver to Hunger Games, dystopian literature has consistently been a great seller.  So much so, in fact, that sometimes it's hard to find something that distinguishes itself from the pack. I was at first hesitant to read Ted Dekker's Forbidden.  I'd never read his work before, and I don't like to start with trilogies.  It's just too big a … Continue reading Forbidden


Fantasy is really a beast of its own.  When author Henry Lytten--the author inside the novel Arcadia by author Iain Pears--wants to create a new world, he takes his inspiration from colleagues C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien to create the ultimate fantasy world.  Things get interesting, though, when the lines blur between what's real and what's not. Honestly, this … Continue reading Arcadia

The Many Selves of Katherine North by Emma Geen

In The Many Selves of Katherine North, humanity has harnessed the power of the consciousness of the mind and mechanized the ability to place that consciousness in different bodies at will. Katherine is a teenager who works for a large research company. She's the longest lasting "phenomenaut" (person who's consciousness is put into the body … Continue reading The Many Selves of Katherine North by Emma Geen