Category Archives: Orson Scott Card

A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Magic Street

Reading this book last week sounded like such a great idea at the time. I was away at a writing residency, living by myself in a tiny cottage on a hilltop (it was wonderful!!), and I was reading two very … Continue reading

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Sic Transit Gloria Ender: A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Children of the Mind (by Bethany)

I read most of Orson Scott Card’s Ender books in the spring of 2013, which was a slow period in my blogging life. I wanted to hit a reading goal that I had set for myself (I didn’t make it), … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Orson Scott Card’s Xenocide (by Bethany)

I’ve been so steeped in series lately. This kind of reading pattern is unusual for me – if you look through all of the book lists I’ve posted, you’ll see that I rarely read two books by the same author … Continue reading

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A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Enchantment (by Bethany)

I read Enchantment on the recommendation of a friend. It is the first Orson Scott Card novel I’ve read that is not part of the Ender series. This novel is about Ivan, a late-Cold-War era Russian boy whose family emigrates … Continue reading

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A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Speaker for the Dead (by Bethany)

A couple of months ago I read Ender’s Game on the recommendation of a ten year-old whose taste I have come to trust. He said it was his second-favorite book, right after The Swiss Family Robinson. I read it over … Continue reading

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