Tag: science fiction

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine Richey Are you a writer, a painter, a sculptor—an artist in any form? As a young artist, it can be hard to be recognized for your work and even harder if you are homeschooled and do not have a school that regularly hosts awards and provides opportunities to display your […]

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

If you could travel through time, what would you do? That is the question facing Makoto Kanno, a high school girl who is granted the ability to travel through time. Of course she doesn’t use it for malicious purposes, just little things like avoiding embarrassing situations, hanging out with friends longer, and things of that […]

The Caves of Steel

The Bookshelf, by Rebekah Hall. I’ve been a fan of science fiction for a couple of years, and when and how that came about I couldn’t say; but the fantasy aspect combined with that bit of reality has always appealed to me. When it comes to science fiction, those two things are really the only […]

Ghost in the Shell

One more semester of college is over, and summer is here. Which means I now have time to devote to watching anime, and then writing about it. To kick off the Summer 2010 season of Xbolt’s Anime Reviews, I selected Ghost in the Shell. Ghost in the Shell came out in 1995, and was a […]

Teen Read Week: Read Beyond Reality

College Bound Reading List Teen Read Week 2009 will be celebrated October 18-24! This year’s theme is “Read Beyond Reality @ Your Library,” which encourages teens to read something out of this world, just for the fun of it. The following books in the genre of science fiction, fantasy, and alternate realities are recommended reading […]