Tag: Series

  • Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Titan’s Curse Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3 Published: May 2007 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 American author Rick Riordan continues his imaginative and mythological story about Percy Jackson in the third installment of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Titan’s Curse. In The […]

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  • Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Sea of Monsters Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2 Published: Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 6/10 The Sea of Monsters is the second installment of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series of five novels, and really, it’s a little less exciting than The […]

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  • Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Lightning Thief Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1 Published: July 2005 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 Recently, I’ve been reading so much literature written specifically for children and young adults I’m surprised my brain hasn’t melted a little. But, to be honest, I am […]

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

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: 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: Comics, firefighting blurring gender lines

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, April 16, 2015] A few months ago, I sat on the couch of my friend Nicole Shope watching something on Netflix. We were talking, and she mentioned she had started buying a comic book series focusing on the life of Kara Zor-El, or Supergirl. I flipped through the […]

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  • Book Review: Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Fellowship of the Ring Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Series: Lord of the Rings #1 and #2 Published: 1954 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 I love the Lord of the Rings. I’m so much of a nerd that last month at a bar in Des Moines a guy […]

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  • Book Review: Mother of Eden by Chris Beckett

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Mother of Eden Author: Chris Beckett Series: Dark Eden #2 Published: 2015 Publisher: Broadway Books Pages: 480 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Chris Beckett came out of left field. The British author, who does social work as well as writing novels, wrote a novel called Dark Eden, which takes a biblical approach […]

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  • Book Review: Atlantia by Ally Condie

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Atlantia Author: Ally Condie Series: None Published: 2014 Publisher: Dutton Penguin Pages: 298 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 I saw the cover of Atlantia by Ally Condie one day while I perused Barnes and Noble’s website, and immediately I was hooked. Recently, I’ve been breaking into the young adult genre for unknown […]

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  • Book Review: The One by Kiera Cass

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The One Author: Kiera Cass Series: The Selection Published: 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: From: Walmart Rating: 7/10 The third of American author Kiera Cass’ Selection series has finally been finished, and I must say, I am at least a little bit excited for the fourth novel The Heir. Cass’ novel The One focuses […]

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  • Book Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Elite Author: Kiera Cass Series: The Selection Published: 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: From: Walmart Rating: 6/10 As I’m sure most of you who have read The Elite know, it is the second in a series of young adult dystopian romance novels by American author Kiera Cass. The Elite, the second of The […]

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