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My Lady Jane: End of the Month Review

MyLadyJane
Written by Cynthia hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

I know, I know, this post is long overdue, and I’m sorry it took so long, but I’m finally back. Sadly because it’s already The end of the month, I won’t be posting a Book of the Month for August. But I promise, I have lots of interesting reviews and posts planned. Anyway onto My Lady Jane… Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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July 2016 – My Lady Jane

MyLadyJane
Written by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows

The last two or three months we’ve read relatively serious and deep books. I figured as a tribute to summer vacation I should read something lighter and funnier. And so I present to you, My Lady Jane.

I came across this book in Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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The Book Thief: End of the Month Review

book thief
Written by Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak is the most talented and innovative author I’ve encountered in a while. Using Death as the narrator gives the book an entirely new perspective, considering that  Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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June 2016 – The Book Thief

book thief
Written by Markus Zusak

For the past two years I’ve been hearing so much about The Book Thief. When I heard there was also a movie I got excited, but Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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All the Light We Cannot See: End of the Month Review

all the light
Written by Anthony Doerr

This story was incredible! Every component is a stroke of genius.

The first of these is the format of the book itself. It’s very hard to pull off short chapters without jumping around too much, but Doerr Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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May 2016 – All The Light We Cannot See

all the light
Written by Anthony Doerr

World War II was undoubtedly one of the most influencing events in history.  And while the end of the war brought on a new age, what was it like during the war? What happened when people on opposite sides crossed paths? Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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Thirteen Reasons Why: End of the Month Review

thirteen reasons why
Written by Jay Asher

This book was one of those books that invokes deeper thought about how we affect the perception of others. Even though Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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April 2016 – Thirteen Reasons Why

 

thirteen reasons why
Written by Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why is a highly acclaimed young adult novel. The book revolves around Clay Jensen. He receives a package which contains tapes recorded by a fellow student Hannah Baker, who Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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The Second Mrs. Gioconda: End of the Month Review

gioconda
Written by E. L. Konigsburg

Konigsburg is an amusing raconteur. The Second Mrs. Gioconda made for such an interesting backstory for the Mona Lisa. The  author was able to Continue reading “Book of the Month”

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March 2016 – The Second Mrs. Gioconda

gioconda
Written by E.L. Konigsburg

Despite its popularity in history and my obvious love of history, I don’t find that the renaissance interests me much. But of all the famous people of this time period, da Vinci, I must admit, Continue reading “Book of the Month”