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Shadeslayer and Brightscales!

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The cover art inspired to me draw dragons!

Just because I wasn’t blogging lately doesn’t mean I wasn’t reading. I was looking for a new series to begin reading, when I came across The Inheritance Cycle Continue reading “Shadeslayer and Brightscales!”

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The Book Thief: End of the Month Review

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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

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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

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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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Thirteen Reasons Why: End of the Month Review

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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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The Mysterious Benedict Society

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This book series is all the things I loved as a child put together: spies, jokes, and puzzles. I remember when I read the first book, Continue reading “The Mysterious Benedict Society”

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April 2016 – Thirteen Reasons Why

 

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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

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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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To Kill A Mockingbird: End of the Month Review

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Written by Harper Lee

The first thing I admired about this book is its timeline. The story begins by introducing the last main event of the story, and then Continue reading “Book of The Month”

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Orbiting Jupiter Review


Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he’ll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.

-Goodreads

Before Reading Orbiting Jupiter I had only read one book of Gary D. Schmidt’s, The Wednesday Wars.  I really liked The Wednesday Wars because Continue reading “Orbiting Jupiter Review”