When She Woke


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When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign. An enthralling and chilling novel from the author of MUDBOUND, for fans of THE HANDMAID'S TALE and THE SCARLET LETTER. Hannah Payne's life has been devoted to church and family, but after her arrest, she awakens to a nightmare: she is lying on a table in a bare room, covered only by a paper gown, with cameras broadcasting her every move to millions at home, for whom observing new Chromes - criminals whose skin colour has ...

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Jun 21, 2015

A Prescient Look Into the Future

Based on my reading and the future of our nation, this novel was and is one of the most prescient looks into a dystopian future that has been printed thus far. It shares a view of the future that would scare the pants off people who believe in freedom of conscience.
America can and should remain free of the undue influence of religion, yet the proponents of religion have chosen to seek the institution of religion as the overarching power in this nation. This book shows exactly what will happen if we allow this kind of movement to take over our nation. We are the result of the principles of the Enlightenment and we can and should continue on a secular track in this nation.

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