At parties, people no longer showed off their new gadgets, jewelry, or hairstyles, but prosthetic cochleas that improved the sense of balance, artificial muscles with augmented contraction characteristics, prosthetic limbs that obeyed mental directions, or updated firmware that enhanced sensory organs. ~ Chen Quifan, Waste Tide
Greenberg has a natural talent for crafting tidy packages of adventure, mystery, and sorrow that could stand easily on their own.
If you’ve seen the show, you won’t be able to help hearing the characters’ voices as you read, and the tone and style of every scene rings true.
“Many of you probably know about that Scar on Steelheart’s cheek. Well, as far as I can determine, I’m the only living person who knows how he got it.” -Brandon Sanderson
Once again, I have to praise the richness of the illustration style. I feel like each panel was intricately detailed and really helped to transport me into the world.
“The face of Doctor Avrana Kern—whoever and whatever she truly was—flickered and ghosted on their screens, sometimes inhuman in its stoic patience, at other times twisted by waves of nameless, involuntary emotions, the mad goddess of the green planet." ~ Adrian Tchaikovsky, Children of Time
“Astrid burst through the luminescent atmosphere and into the black firmament beyond. She had been longing to leave her whole life, and finally nothing was standing between her and the stars.” ~ Temi Oh, Do You Dream of Terra-Two?
In a world where everyone takes wonders like magic spells and dragons for granted, Coco is a girl with a simple dream: She wants to be a witch.