Tag: Adventure

  • Book Review: Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Brian’s Winter Author: Gary Paulsen Series: Brian’s Saga #2) Published: January 1996 Publisher: Ember Pages: 133 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 When Brian’s first adventure, the plane crash in Canada, ended, it was the end of his story. Brian was done. He managed to survive based on his very basic skill set […]

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  • Book Review: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Hatchet Author: Gary Paulsen Series: Brian’s Saga #1 Published: November 1986 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Pages: 186 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 I first read Gary Paulsen’s survival novel Hatchet back in fifth grade, I think, when we were starting out our real chapter book reading and discovering […]

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  • Book Review: The White Rose by Amy Ewing

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The White Rose Author: Amy Ewing Series: Lone City #2 Published: October 2015 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 I was perusing the Barnes and Noble app on my phone when I came across a book with a shiny white cover of a flower and a girl in the center. […]

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  • Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Battle of the Labyrinth Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4 Published: May 2008 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 And we’re back. In the fourth installment of American author Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, we see Percy and his friends battle through […]

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  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox Author: Eoin Colfer Series: Artemis Fowl Published: July 2008 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 Finally, after months and months of failing miserably and being distracted by so many other adventures, I finally finished Eoin Colfer’s sixth Artemis Fowl novel, The Time Paradox. The Time […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Rage, rage against the dying of the light

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+Linkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, December 18, 2014] A week or so ago, I was sitting in a movie theater, the lights low and the sounds of people munching popcorn reverberating through the room. Then, when trailer after trailer of upcoming films finished, the adventure began. Warning: spoiler alert. The adventure was “Interstellar,” […]

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