Category Archives: Book Review

The Book Thief

Death has taken many souls, but one stood out above the others.  The story is about a young, adopted,  German girl living in Nazi Germany during WWII. She begins to steal books and doesn’t even know how to read or write. … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunger

Yes ladies and gentlemen America’s most beloved president was indeed a vampire hunter.   Secret diaries of President Lincoln were reveled to none other than the author (Seth Grahame-Smith) himself by you guessed it… a vampire named Henry. Henry actually … Continue reading

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Team Eric

Screw Edward. I’m all for Eric… the tall blonde viking vampire that has stolen the heart of Sookie Stackhouse and maybe some blood too. I’m writing this post about the Sookie Stackhouse series in general. Dead and Gone and Dead … Continue reading

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Junie B. Jones

I asked my cousin, Bonnie, to pick out two of her favorite books for me to read. Junie B. Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy was one of her favorites in the Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park. This … Continue reading

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The Glass Castle

“Sorry I didn’t make you kids’ lives miserable enough to write a book about it”. -My Dad   Like many memoirs The Glass Castle is a tale of an unorthodox family. Arthur, Jeannette Walls, delves into her unusual childhood and … Continue reading

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Schooled

The second novel my students read this school year was Schooled by Gordon Korman. Capricorn Anderson and his grandmother, Rain, are the only two people living in a hippie commune. When Rain is injured and must temporarily remain in a treatment facility … Continue reading

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Uglies

“In a world of extreme beauty everyone normal is ugly. “Uglies, by Scott Westerfeld, is a science fiction novel for young adults.  The novel takes place a few hundred years in the future where at the age of 16 everyone … Continue reading

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