Category: Pushy Book Review


The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Hello, dear readers!!!  It’s Heather and Pushy here today to share our love of Holly Black and the awesomeness that is The Darkest Part of the Forest!  So hang tight, grab your coffee or tea or wine (what?  it’s happy hour somewhere!) and let the fun begin! Magic All Around Pushy:  Right off the bat I […]

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Guardian by Alex London

Yovel Reigns Guardian by Alex London picks up a mere 6 months after Proxy‘s dramatic end. Knox is gone and Syd, now renamed as Yovel, has seen his individuality sacrificed to a revolution.  The corporatocracy has been demolished and a new communal reality has emerged. However, shared property and “from each according to his abilities, […]

Posted 12 February, 2015 by Pushy in Blog, Book Review, Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 3 Comments
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Proxy by Alex London

Dystopian Thrill Ride Proxy by Alex London starts off with the main characters, Knox and Syd, isolated from one another and only peripherally aware of one another.  Sure, Knox knows who Syd is; and he should!  Syd’s the poor schlup who’s been taking the medicine (frequently in electroshock form) for Knox’s criminally bad choices.  And Syd […]

Posted 29 January, 2015 by Pushy in Book Review, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 2 Comments
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Review: Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal

Pushy:  Can I just start this review out with a WOW!?!  I didn’t think we could get down to a deeper level with Vincent and Jane after Without A Summer and then BAM!  Valour and Vanity just floored me!  After the last book, where the focus was shifted onto the dynamic of Jane and Vincent’s work and Jane’s relationship with Melody, […]

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Review: Asylum by Madeleine Roux

Things That Go Bump Asylum by Madeleine Roux is one of those fantastic spooky tales from the celebrated round-the-campfire vein.  Starting out in a deliciously creepy setting, an insane asylum turned into a college dorm and following the traditional horror arch of unreliable narrator, people making bad decisions in the dead of night and creepy paranormal […]

Posted 18 March, 2014 by Pushy in Blog, Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 6 Comments
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Review: Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

A Powerful Work Of Art It’s not often that I read something and am struck by the sheer weight of how profound it is, but that is exactly what happened when I listened to this play.  Intimate and yet at the same time universal, Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar completely undid me, leaving me deeply moved. Set in […]

Posted 14 November, 2013 by Pushy in Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 6 Comments
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