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Bacon and Egg Man

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  • Posted March 8, 2013

    An exceptional book by an author I wish would write more! Smart.

    An exceptional book by an author I wish would write more! Smart. Funny. The real deal.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2014

    Very humorous novel that takes you into the underbelly of a futu

    Very humorous novel that takes you into the underbelly of a futuristic dystopian world reminiscent of Orwell's 1984 where big brother decides what one can and cannot eat. Ken Wheaton is a gifted, clever writer.  A fun read! Can't wait to read his next novel. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2013

    Wildfire to Dr. Eggman

    So. How's the find coming along, Gears-for-Brains?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2013

    Eggman

    He sat in his large cushy desk chair. "Cubot!! Refreshments! Orbot!! Go check the scanner again!! It must he found now!!" The two ditzy robots ran off on their set errands.

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  • Posted August 19, 2013

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    A humorous satire set in a dystopian 2050, Ken Wheaton's Bacon a

    A humorous satire set in a dystopian 2050, Ken Wheaton's Bacon and Egg Man was certainly entertaining! Soda bans, obesity, the government, the internet, reality shows, art, global warming, bloggers... nothing is safe from a playful jab in this book.

    A danger with this type of premise is that it can quickly take on gimmicky feel. I actually didn't feel that way at any point throughout. The satire was clever; sometimes blatant, sometimes very subtle.

    The only thing I didn't like as much: There were a number of distasteful situations and random foul language that didn't seem to add to the story at all. Whenever this showed up (mostly through the middle of the novel) it just felt excessive and distracting.

    However, this is a fast, quirky read - dystopian brain candy with enough pieces of reality to keep you on guard. There was a little twist at the end I didn't see coming at all. Overall, Bacon and Egg Man was a lot of fun, especially with its healthy dose of wanna-tick-people-off. I'm interested to read more by Ken Wheaton.

    I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any other compensation for this review.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2013

    Funny and entertaining

    I enjoyeed this read and its premise

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  • Posted June 15, 2013

    A thought provoking read.

    I wasn't sure about this one but it grabbed me pretty quickly and turned out to be a good book. Set in the future it makes you think about a lot of things but in a good way. I think you would enjoy it if you like seeing into the future.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2013

    Fu>3<ck.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2013

    Hi

    BACON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE BACON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 28, 2013

    Sign me up!

    Sign me up!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted June 2, 2013

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    Posted August 19, 2013

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