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Q&A with PURE Author Julianna Baggott

The New York Times described Pressia, the main character of Julianna Baggott’s dystopian thriller, Pure, as “fearless, spirited, unflinching,” “a heroine for the video-game age.” Upon finishing the novel, School Library Journal reviewer Liz Burns tweeted that it was “so wonderful I feel sorry for whatever book I read next.” My sixteen-year-old daughter, who had… Read More

Ray Bradbury: More Afraid of People Than Robots

For those of you who wouldn’t know, the Guardian Reading Group began with Ray Bradbury’s dystopian classic, Fahrenheit 451, by readers’ choice. That’s a great, revolutionary choice (so they said), that will especially appeal to us geek people in love with classical sci-fi, and to us parents looking for books to discuss with our children.… Read More