Fiction / John / Science Fiction / Young Adult

Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson

Adam, the main character in M.T. Anderson’s young adult novel Landscape with Invisible Hand, is a misunderstood artist. Much of the misunderstanding comes from the vuvv, the aliens who have taken over earth and forced most people, Adam and his family included, into poverty. If this sounds like some sort of depressing science fiction, it … Continue reading

Fiction / Henry / Science Fiction / Steampunk

Mechanique by Genevieve Valentine

Written in a similar thread as “The Night Circus”, “Mechanique” follows the travels of a mysterious, semi-magical circus as it journeys through a now war torn country.  Though the writing style of “Mechanique” takes some getting used to, once you’ve picked up on the pattern of the novel, I actually found the book to be … Continue reading