Author: Jeff Hirsch

Book Review: The Eleventh P..

Book Review: The Eleventh Plague

First Impression: I had been meaning to read this book for a long time for I love a good post-apocalyptic story. This past summer it was a free audio download on AudioSync and I finally put it on my iPhone to listen to. I really liked the narrator and found myself finding excuses to clean or workout so I could listen to it.   While Listening: I was pulled into the story from the beginning. Stephen, his grandfather, and his father are salvagers, trying to make a living by trading what materials they find. An unfortunate turn of events finds […]

Posted February 16, 2013
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Book Review: Magisterium

Book Review: Magisterium

Magisterium was a weird read for me. Two world completely different, but connected. One world pure fantasy. One world dystopian. As weird as it was at times, strangely, it all works. The tale begins in our dystopian world, Colloquium. Here, order dictates everything. I found Colloquium to be a pretty standard dystopian world. Readers, sadly, do not spend much time here, so the lack of overall world building makes sense. However, of what is seen, it was done very well. The Magisterium, by contrast, seemed like a world out of a Hayao Miyazaki film. As soon as I entered the […]

Posted November 30, 2012
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