Jun 252020
 
Book Review: The Swarm

The Swarm by Orson Scott Card My rating: (Click here to view on Goodreads) Ask anyone that knows my taste in books and they will tell you that I love the Ender’s Game Series. It even made my Top 5 Books list. So when I heard about these series of books that are essentially prequels to Ender’s Game, I was immediately interested. Honestly I wasn’t even aware there were books about the first Formic War until I began reading this book. Now I guess my list has grown bigger (since there are still books in the “Enderverse” that I haven’t read yet). The Swarm is [… Click to Continue …]

Jun 182016
 
Book Review: Shadow of the Hegemon

Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card My rating:  See the review on Goodreads Ender’s Game is a top 3 book for me (right up there with Ready Player One and Moby Dick). I’ve read Ender’s Game more than once, I’ve read Ender’s Shadow and I’ve had this book sitting on my shelf for a couple of years. I don’t know why I waited so long to read it. I knew it wouldn’t be anything like Ender’s Game, and it wasn’t, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a good book. Shadow of the Hegemon reads kind of like a Tom Clancy novel. It’s as [… Click to Continue …]

Mar 022014
 
Movie Review: Ender's Game

My Rating: Starring: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Sir Ben Kingsley Plot: I’m not going to go into the plot much because I encourage you to read the book. The book is amazing and pretty much my all time favorite book. Andrew Ender Wiggin is a prodigy. He has the ability to counter nearly any enemy attach, and he’s only 11 years old. His remarkable abilities attract the attention of military leader Colonel Graff who believes that Ender may be Earth’s last hope against an alien attack, but first Ender must complete Battle School to receive the proper training. Biggs’ Synopsis: As an avid fan of [… Click to Continue …]