Book Reviews

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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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  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2003 Publisher: Viking Press Pages: 309 From: Barnes and Noble Eoin Colfer is the author of many kid’s stories, including the eight-novel Artemis Fowl series. This series is well-known to the New York Times bestseller list, and the third novel of the eight-book adventure […]

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  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2002 Publisher: Hyperion Books Pages: 277 From: Barnes and Noble Eoin Colfer’s sequel to his highly-renowned book Artemis Fowl was, I imagine, most anticipated. And, Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident was almost better than the first: more technology, funny quips, action and, best of all, […]

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  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2001 Publisher: Viking Press Pages: 396 From: Barnes and Noble There’s always something wonderful about reading books meant for children. I enjoy seeing the world through the eyes of a young person, learning new ways to write simply, gaining new perspectives and expanding the imagination. Artemis Fowl […]

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  • Book Review: The Obsidian Pebble by Rhys A. Jones

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Obsidian Pebble Author: Rhys A. Jones Published: 2013 re-release Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Pages: 257 From:  Standoutbooks These days, anyone and everyone can get published–writing about things like werewolves and vampires, true love and broken hearts. Look at 50 Shades of Grey, a spin off of Twilight, or any of those Harlequin […]

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  • Book Review: Broken Harbor by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Broken Harbor Author: Tana French Published: 2012 Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 450 From: Barnes and Noble Every so often, someone comes along who knows the insides and outsides of her genre so magnificently, it’s hard to understand just how her mind works to create such writing. For me, Tana French is that author. […]

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  • Book Review: After by Francine Prose

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: After Author: Francine Prose Published: 2003 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 330 From: Barnes and Noble This novel by young adult writer Francine Prose is very similar in theme to Todd Strasser’s novel The Wave. Where Strasser’s novel looks at a social experiment based on the actions of the Nazis, Prose’s novel looks at the […]

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  • Book Review: The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Kiss Author: Kathryn Harrison Published: 1997 Publisher: Random House Pages: 207 From: Drake Public Library While I was reading Kathryn Harrison’s disturbing memoir, The Kiss, I was also reading several other books. Those books were a lifesaver. They broke up the dark themes woven throughout the memoir I picked up at a […]

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  • Book Review: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Allegiant Author: Veronica Roth Published: 2013 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 544 From: Barnes and Noble What I’ve failed to give author Veronica Roth credit for in previous reviews is her ability to delve into the human mind and seek out a person’s character, then be able to show that character to her […]

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  • Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Insurgent Author: Veronica Roth Published: 2012 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 525 From: Barnes and Noble “One choice can destroy you.” The quote on the cover of Veronica Roth’s second novel Insurgent is the perfect lead into the second installment of the author’s Divergent trilogy. Insurgent is a continuation of the first novel […]

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