. Never Ever Getting Back Together by Sophie Gonzales is a near perfect novel. It’s off to an amazing start right from the title, extrapolated from a song by Taylor Swift, the mother of modern romance. The story is told from alternating points of view, featuring two women competing against each other on a reality dating show, where the prize is their mutual ex. The only problem: while one of them is still head-over-heels in love, the other is plotting to take down the man that cheated on her and broke her heart. As the competition progresses, truths are revealed and unexpected relationships are established right up until the ending. While a little predictable, Never Ever Getting Back Together is a feel-good celebration of queer love, reality TV, and revenge.
Ender’s Game , the first novel of the Ender-verse series, is a futuristic story written by American novelist Orson Scott Card. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, who may be the military prodigy that Earth exceedingly needs in a war against an alien assailant, competes in a no-gravity game created by the instructors at the Battle School (a large space-school orbiting earth). Yet unknowingly, Ender is involved in something far crueler and desperate. As the story progresses, so do the themes of human atrocity and symbolism, utilized by Orson Scott Card to offer the reader an extraordinary environment entrenched in the science-fiction world. Ender’s Game presents meaningful and lucid imagery that our world does not offer, ethics expressing that there is no right or wrong decisions, and unpredictable plot twists. Orson Scott Card, by writing Ender’s game, displayed many literacy techniques in the universe of Ender Wiggin – creating an entire series of books worth reading. This series is recommended fo