An Afterword to My Journey Through Ender’s Game

Sixteen book reviews and one movie review later, Attack of the Books contributor Stephen Olson says goodbye to the Enderverse… for now. Here are his closing thoughts–his Afterword, if you will–on the series, on reading order of the novels, opinions, what is still to come. Afterword Having submersed myself in the world of Ender’s Game […]

Review | Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card

Editor’s Note: This is the thirteenth in Stephen Olson’s series of posts on Orson Scott Card’s award winning Ender’s Game novels. You can find his other posts on the Ender’s Game series here. After a long journey, the patient reader eventually gets to Children of the Mind, currently the last book chronologically in the Ender series.  I first read it after […]

Review | Xenocide by Orson Scott Card

Editor’s Note: This is the twelfth in Stephen Olson’s series of posts on Orson Scott Card’s award winning Ender’s Game novels. You can find his other posts on the Ender’s Game series here. Whenever I start reading the Ender’s Game series, I immediately feel a sense of dread because this means I’ve started down a road that eventually leads through the longest […]

Review | Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (PART 2 of 2)

Editor’s Note: This is the eleventh in Stephen Olson’s series of posts on Orson Scott Card’s award winning Ender’s Game novels and the second on Speaker for the Dead. You can find his other posts on the Ender’s Game series here. My first year of teaching was book-ended by readings of Speaker for the Dead. In September, […]

Review | Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (PART 1 of 2)

Editor’s Note: This is the tenth in Stephen Olson’s series of posts reviewing, contemplating, considering, and discussing his experience with Orson Scott Card’s award winning Ender’s Game novels. You can find his other posts on the Ender’s Game series here. I first read Speaker for the Dead right after the first time I read Ender’s Game, when I […]

Review | Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card [Contributor]

Editor’s Note: Ender’s Game may be one of the most awaited film adaptations of a novel in recent years, and Stephen Olson is a huge fan of the novel, as well as its sequels.  Attack of the Books! will features his weekly review on the novels in the award winning Ender’s Game series. This is the sixth […]

Review | Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card [Contributor]

Editor’s Note: Ender’s Game may be one of the most awaited film adaptations of a novel in recent years, and Stephen Olson is a huge fan of the novel, as well as its sequels.  In the coming weeks and months, Attack of the Books! will feature his reviews and guide to the universe (or Enderverse, if you will) […]