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Qoajo

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  1. Ready Player One was very good. Not a lot of crime, but plenty of VR. I'm looking for a sci-fi as well. I really enjoyed the Ender's Game series, and similar books. (Seeds of Earth etc)
  2. It's a bit dark in some areas, but Jason Bourne is an excellent thriller.
  3. Hello There!

    I'm not the best at introductions... Hi! You can call me John. Or Qoajo. I don't care. Aside from books, I enjoy video games, science, and computers in general. I'm excited to meet the community here!
  4. John Steinbeck

    Steinbeck has an almost pragmatic way of showing how depressing the world is. (if that makes any sense) His simplistic style was one of the reasons I was drawn to The Pearl , a simplistic way of illustrating the total breakdown of a man for greed. It was deliciously brutal and straightforward.
  5. Hello There!

    Science fiction, mystery. As for video games, anything goes.
  6. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

    As someone who has struggled with bouts of depression, I can tell you one big reason to avoid 13 Reasons Why. Hannah's reason for suicide was mostly based on vengeance. People don't commit suicide because they're angry. They commit suicide because they are so utterly lost, helpless, and isolated. It it a decent novel? Sure! But not an accurate one. I mostly say this because of some media hype surrounding the Netflix adaptation. I've already come across embarrassingly inaccurate articles about how Hannah could be compared to teens today, and a bunch of other hogwash.
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