Posts Categorized: Karen Thompson Walker

Aug 13
Top Ten Tuesday: Books in a Post Apocalyptic Setting

Top Ten Tuesday: Books in a Post Apocalyptic Setting

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Books in a Post-Apocalyptic Setting I love the post-apocalytpic genre, and I doubt I will ever tire of it.  The perfect post-apocalyptic story, for me, will have the following sequences:1) People going about their normal lives.2) Rumors, news of something that’s NOT QUITE RIGHT.  Fear builds.3) The threat is identified (Zombies! Meteor strike! Alien invasion!… Read more »


Mar 09
Review : The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Review : The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Full-disclosure: I love anything with an apocalyptic slant, so I was predisposed to like this book.  I was very intrigued when I read the description of “The Age of Miracles,” with its unique premise of an Earth whose rotation is slowing down. The story is narrated by Julia, now a young woman, but ten years old at the time the world first realizes what is happening to Earth. We never learn why the Earth has slowed, but nevertheless, the implications… Read more »