The following are the various articles that have been filed and posted under the category of Books & Literature / Science Fiction that can be found here at Musings From Us, for your enjoyment.
This is the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy, and really the weakest, yet most violent of the three. Most likely, there are plans to make a movie from this volume, but it will be very lucky to get anything lower than a PG-13 rating. We have met with the players of this speculative future dram in The Hunger Games and followed their trials a tribulation from there first games to the Quarter Quell in Catching Fire, where they bring back the survivors of the older games from the past seventy-five years. Some of these players are in their prime, and some are way past it. But those games are over now, and we are following the chronicle of Katniss Everdeen as she and her family becomes citizens of the strictly-coded underground living of what was once thought to be lost, District 13, run by a severe woman, President Coin. Read more... (539 words, 3 images, estimated 2:09 mins reading time)
At first I was apprehensive in reading this book considering all the hype that went along with it and the hype that went along with the Twilight series. I expected it to be another sappy stupid romance about a girl who hates herself and the world. You know how the teens are right now these days, no disrespect to those teens that do have a sense of self and self respect. Suzanne Collins is a genius in the way that she weave the take that she has to tell and does it in such a way that you can not help but be drawn into it and can not get out of the raging torrent until you have finished the book entirely. It is one of those books that will stick with you and have you looking forward to actually reading the next one. Many series writers are more dry in their approach, seem more cautious in their writing but not Collins. She pours herself into the story and you know that she feels each and every one of her characters. Read more... (994 words, 5 images, estimated 3:59 mins reading time)
It has been 2 decades since the marriage of Satan and Gaea and the reinstatement of Perry to the office of the Incarnation of Evil. Jolie still visits him often with the help of Orb by animating her body for those visits of carnal passion and love. In this way the marriage has not been consummated legally since it was not Orb or Gaea that was actually having liaisons with Satan. All the Incarnations know what is going on but they also know that Satan or Perry is not really a truly evil person so they look the other way and do not begrudge the trio their love. Satan still tries for dominance and to incite evil on earth but he feels it is so to sort the souls better for processing to either Hell or Heaven. Of course they know thins and know that it is necessary but they don’t have to like it and God, the Incarnation of Good is too busy contemplating his own greatness that he doesn’t care what is going on. Something has to be done to change the current situation or everything will come to an end. Read more... (1703 words, 9 images, estimated 6:49 mins reading time)
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And Eternity – Book Seven of Incarnations of Immortality
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Book 1 of the Incarnations of Immortality series by Piers Anthony is a wild ride that only this master of Science Fiction could write. It is full of suspense, intrigue, mystery and backstabbing like you would not believe. It will keep you glued to the pages right to the end and have you wanting to read it again and get the next book in the series.
The master bard Piers Anthony opens with a down and out man in a crummy apartment who wants to die. As he sits there with his gun in his hand thinking of how best to do the deed he notices someone else in the room with him. Shocked at what he sees he forgets all about killing himself and instead aims his gun right at the stranger and pulls the trigger. Little does Zane know but he just shot death and boy what a price that put on him. Read more... (404 words, 1 image, estimated 1:37 mins reading time)