Book Reviews

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  • Book Review: Rebel Angels by Libba Bray

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Rebel Angels Author: Libba Bray Published: 2005 Publisher: Random House Pages: 548 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 The second installment of American author Libba Bray’s Gemma Doyle trilogy, Rebel Angels takes on the next phase of lead character Gemma Doyle’s life in England after her mother dies in India and Gemma realizes […]

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  • Book Review: A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: A Great and Terrible Beauty Author: Libba Bray Published: 2003 Publisher: Random House Pages: 403 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Lately, I’ve been in the mood for literature that doesn’t require very much thinking. Novels like that can be exhilarating because of the entertainment value behind them, rather than the literary value. […]

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  • Book Review: World War Z by Max Brooks

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: World War Z Author: Max Brooks Published: 2006 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Pages: 342 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 When I first picked up Max Brooks’ novel World War Z from Walmart, I immediately thought of sitting in a dark movie theater, watching Brad Pitt run from a flood of zombies with his family. I […]

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  • Book Review: The Blessing Stone by Barbara Wood

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Blessing Stone Author: Barbara Wood Published: 2004 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffith Pages: 464 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 The first time I read Barbara Wood’s epic novel The Blessing Stone, I had kidnapped it from my aunt Kathy Vonnahme one holiday weekend, and finished it before we left Sunday. Needless to […]

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  • Book Review: The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Silent Wife Author: A.S.A. Harrison Published: June 2013 Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 326 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: what makes a good book good is how the author is able to dig into the minds of his or her characters and pull out the […]

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  • Book Review: A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: A Lion Among Men Author: Gregory Maguire Published: 2009 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 309 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 6/10 Author Gregory Maguire set the stage for (pretty much) all his future work when he published Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. It can be hard maintaining that […]

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  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2009 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: 385 From: Walmart Rating: 9/10 Eoin Colfer continues his adventures with teenage genius Artemis Fowl in the fifth novel of the series, Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony. I love these books, and this one was no exception. I may be […]

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  • Book Review: The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Book of Life Author: Deborah Harkness Published: 2014 Publisher: Viking Adult Pages: 561 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 In any series, the last book stands up to the most scrutiny as it has to live up to the hype from those that came before it. Deborah Harkness‘ The Book of Life […]

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  • Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Fault in Our Stars Author: John Green Published: 2012 Publisher: Dutton Books Pages: 313 From: Walmart Rating: 6/10 I love John Green. Ever since I found his first novel Looking for Alaska wherever it was that I found it, Green has been someone I’ve always thought was a perfect writer for teens. […]

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  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2005 Publisher: Puffin Books Pages: From: Barnes and Noble It didn’t take me long, from when I began Eoin Colfer’s novel Artemis Fowl, to remember why I was attracted to the series as a child transitioning into teenage-dom. Colfer somehow manages to create a […]

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