'Fledgling': A Must Read
Published on Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 9:21am
Fledgling by Octavia Butler is a thrilling read. Full of movement and suspense, this novel will make you squirm at times. Butler introduces racism, sexism, ageism, and Afrofuturism to the sci-fi genre of novel writing. You will definitely wish that there was a sequel to this book once you've finished reading it.
Follow along as Shori, a dark-skinned amnesiac vampire reawakens into a world where everything that she once knew has been destroyed. She must very quickly fit the puzzle pieces of her lost memories back together in order to survive and quench her hunger. You'll find out after only reading a few pages that she has several extraordinary traits that make her survival odds better than the rest of her kind.
This is one book that you will never forget!