Parable of the Sower (book review)

Octavia Butler is an AMAZING writer. Her novels are usually in the sci-fi genre and The Parable of the Sower is no different. This book starrs Lauren Olamina, who has to flee her once safe neighborhood. Lauren lives in 2026. Her 2026 is like a drastic version of our current year. Politics, climate change and dozens of other issues rampage the world. Lauren’s neighborhood has been attacked and as she escapes she collects others, escaping like her. Along the way, she begins spreading the word of her idea for a new religion, a new way. This is the story of Lauren, planting the seed of her ideas.