Originally posted 2016-10-04 12:00:41. Title: Starship Troopers Author: Robert Heinlein Published: 1959 Pages: 263 Genre: Science Fiction Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ The inner workings of outer space warfare might be a little advanced for younger readers, but Heinlein goes easy on the gory details. Click here for the Common Sense Media Guide! Synopsis: In a flimsily-justified effort to “be his own…

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Originally posted 2016-09-20 12:00:40. Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 , Chapter 5, Chapter 6, and Chapter 7 reviews! Chapter 8: The Upside Down /snark I LOOOOOOOOOVE when the “good guy” lays that “I sent this to the ***” claim of exposure to the bad guys. Can we please stop doing this? It’s as bad as…

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Originally posted 2016-09-16 12:00:43. Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 , Chapter 5, and Chapter 6 reviews! Chapter 7: The Bathtub. That van though. Dude. That was awesome. If you wanna know, go watch it. Seriously, why are reading this far ahead if you don’t want to watch it? Good job, Lucas. #redeemed. Can I…

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Originally posted 2016-09-13 12:00:18. Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 , and Chapter 5 reviews! Chapter 6: The Monster I have to admit, I’m not so much writing “reviews” now as I am just trying to give you overviews of things that aren’t spoiler-worthy before I get to the spoilers I really want to talk…

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Originally posted 2016-09-09 12:00:50. Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, and Chapter 4 reviews! Chapter 5: The Flea and The Acrobat *NOTE: The opinions expressed in the following are those of the clumsypixie, Sera Merrin, and not those necessarily of anyone else who is a part of Geeks & Geeklets. That being said, there’s really…

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Originally posted 2016-09-06 12:00:45. Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3 reviews! Chapter 4: The Body A mother knows. I kind of just want to leave it at that and skip right to the spoilers so I can elaborate on it, but I’m just saying again for those in the back, A MOTHER KNOWS….

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Originally posted 2016-08-26 12:00:46. I need to get something off my chest from the start. I absolutely love Winona Ryder. She’s only a few years older than me, and I’ve seen *runs back to IMDB to count – counts fast* at least 33 of her 59 acting credits. At least. Put it this way: her…

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Originally posted 2016-07-05 12:00:14. This post does make brief and mild mentions of sexual themes, drugs and violence in films. Parental guidance is advised. The recent referendum in the UK was about whether to stay in an organisation which attempted to unite Europe. It was seen as an attempt to join together a continent ravaged…

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Originally posted 2016-02-29 17:00:24. Title: Metro 2033 Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky (translated by Natasha Randall) Published: 2005 (Russia); March 28, 2010 (U.S.) Pages: 460 Genre: Science Fiction Series: Metro 2033 Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ Features some swearing, but mostly a read for young adults due to themes. The book is not nearly as violent as the video game…

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Originally posted 2015-11-17 12:00:45.   Title: The Authorities Author: Scott Meyer Published: September 28, 2015 Pages: 328 Genre: Mystery/Comedy Kid Friendly Rating: 12+ The book opens with a non-sexual scene involving an adult toy, but it is mostly PG-PG-13 on balance. Contains some violence, mostly in the form of suspects resisting arrest.

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Originally posted 2015-10-24 12:00:39.   Title: Red Rising Series: Red Rising Trilogy Author: Pierce Brown Published: January 28, 2014 Pages: 401 Genre: Science Fiction/Thriller Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ This book can be downright grisly at times. Extreme violence is accepted, and even encouraged behavior in this society. The author often paints this violence negatively, but it is…

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Originally posted 2015-09-30 12:30:58. Title: Master of Formalities Author: Scott Meyer Published: July 7, 2015 Pages: 448 Genre: Science Fiction/Comedy Kid Friendly Rating: 10+ The book includes some details about an ongoing war, but descriptions of the violence are not especially gruesome or realistic.

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Originally posted 2015-09-23 12:30:42. Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Published: August 16, 2011 Pages: 374 Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopia Kid Friendly Rating: 14+ for some trash talk language that includes the F-word; video game violence. Click here for the Common Sense Media Rating. 

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Originally posted 2015-09-19 11:45:46. Title: Guardians of the Galazy Director: James Gunn Release Date: August 1, 2014 Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 121 Minutes Starring: Chris Pratt as Peter Quill Zoe Saldana as Gamora Dave Bautista as Drax Vin Diesel as Groot (Voice) Bradlet Cooper as Rocket (Voice) Kid Friendly Rating:  In our house we have watched this movie…

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Originally posted 2015-09-16 11:44:32. Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Published: 2011 (e-book); March 2013 (audiobook); February 2014 (hardcover) Pages: 369 Genre: Science Fiction/Thriller Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ for some coarse language; however, there is enough realistic science in the book that I would hesitate to discourage any mature science-minded kids from reading it.

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