A Future Dystopia

Future dystopian fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, in which the setting is a future society under some sort of oppressive, authoritarian regime.  This subgenre has been around for decades and has always had a loyal fan base, but ever since the mega-hit Hunger Games trilogy several years ago, the future dystopian subgenre has … More A Future Dystopia

A Tale as Old as Time

I recently read Curtis Sittenfeld’s new novel Eligible (which we have at the McAllen Public Library), and I loved it.  Sittenfeld has a remarkable talent- ever since her first novel, Prep, which I also loved- for making the reader identify with her protagonist and relate to the story in a personal way, and yet also appeal … More A Tale as Old as Time