I am now 44 years old and read this book in the mid 70s, when I was in sixth or seventh grade.
HoS is much simpler than HG, both in terms of setting and plot, but the four characters are very interesting as are the choices they make.
It was one of the few books I read in those days that kept me thinking about it, long after it was completed.
I read this in Jr. High. It's a relevant story of how easily we can be manipulated by reward and punishment. Read morePublished 1 day ago by D. Howard
I keep seeing the ideas in this novel done again and again, in young adult novels, horror, and sci-fi. This is the most striking and distilled version that I have seen. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Patrick J. Mullen
This is not exactly so much science fiction as it is . . . a kick in the head. It's very psychological and examines the human condition in extreme circumstances, focusing on... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Swank Ivy
I read this book over 30 years ago, I never could remember the name of it but found it by searching the net... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Paula C. Rodriguez
A quick, interesting read. Some foul language sprinkled within. Good for high school students and junior high students (they'll feel like they're getting away with something and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by JZT
for my eclectic collection. Came a little late, was in ok condition but the seller stated fair. Weird, little science fiction book that kicked off my love for this genre.Published 11 months ago by McSabbyD
teens are kidnapped and locked in an endless house of stars to survive they have to make some serious choises to win food/water. Read morePublished 15 months ago by jamie
The book was supposed to be a gift, so I bought a supposed near-to-new quality. What I got was an old library book with the name of the library stamped on the pages edge, plus more... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sean Kelly