Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card, is a great science fiction book. It chronicles the lives of young genius Ender and his brother and sister. Ender, at 6, is accepted to a war training school. They play training war games. The games are really cool, with hyper-advanced computers that seem to read your mind. (I want one of those!) Be warned, because there are more moral dilemmas caused by the game. Yipee.

There’s a bit of violence, thanks to Ender’s unhealthy habit of breaking bullies’ limbs. But those parts are kinda rewarding too, because of both the bond you have with Ender and the braniacs versus bullies vibe. (Go brainiacs!)  

The other games have interesting strategic elements, and learning about the strategies is almost as fun as reading about mind-reading computers. Like my addiction to short little puzzles, I’m addicted to strategy.

The little subplot about Ender’s brother and sister writing propaganda about the alien war is interesting. Though that part had pretty much nothing to do with science fiction, it was probably my favorite part.

I won’t tell you about the twisty, turny road everything takes at the end. But I’m telling you, it is good! (But don’t skim through the whole book. You’re better than that, aren’t you?)

Overall, this is a great science fiction book. It’s full of science, action, aliens, and delicious twists.


Tags: , ,

About queenofokay

I'm Isabelle. I'm in 9th grade and go to school at Oak Hill School in Oregon. I love books and food. (And Doctor Who!) I fan-fic as Space Gandalf on Teaspoon (http://www.whofic.com/) I also love branding website Brand New, and magazine Mental_Floss. Music - The Talking Heads, Phoenix, Bombay Bicycle Club, .

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: