Author: Scott Westerfeld

Ten Books Set Outside of the United States
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July 19, 2016

Ten Books Set Outside of the United States

I really had to think about this one. Considering how much fantasy I read, this should’ve been pretty easy since a lot of those books aren’t even set on this earth (that counts, right?) but I tried to pick titles that are alternate worlds to our own set around the world. Some of these are a stretch, with only part […]

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Review – Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
In Book Review
January 30, 2012

Review – Goliath by Scott Westerfeld

The first thing I thought when I finished Goliath was “wow.” There is just something about Scott Westerfeld’s writing that captivates me from page one. Whether it’s the Uglies Seriesor the Midnighters Series, and even now with the Leviathan Trilogy, I’m hooked from page one. And although I wish this wasn’t the end of the story, Goliath was an excellent way […]

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Review – Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
In Book Review
April 25, 2011

Review – Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

The war is still raging: In this sequel to Westerfeld’s Leviathan, World War I is still raging across Europe. And yet again, Deryn and Alek are on another adventure. Westerfeld keeps the excitement flowing through this second book as the airship, Leviathan, heads for the Ottoman Empire. I loved the action in this novel and Westerfeld’s attention to detail, especially […]

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Review – Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
In Book Review
April 9, 2011

Review – Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Changed My Opinion: Any time I hear someone mention World War I, it makes me cringe because it seemed to be the only thing we ever discussed in my history classes. However, this book completely changed my opinion. Yes, it’s fiction but it made me rethink the war, strangely enough. The idea of having two groups, the Darwinists (Allies) and Clankers […]

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