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Book Review: Paper Towns by John Green

Book Review: Paper Towns by John Green

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Paper Towns Author: John Green Series: None Published: September 2009 Publisher: Speak Pages: 305 From: Walmart Rating: 9/10 A long time ago, like probably ten years or so, I got the novel Looking for Alaska from Barnes and Noble or somewhere. The candle on the cover had caught my eye. I read it …

Book Review: The Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Lost Hero Author: Rick Riordan Series: The Heroes of Olympus Published: October 2012 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: 553 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 So, clearly, I couldn’t stay away. I finished American author Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series not long ago, and attempted to read something in a different genre to give my …

Book Review: The One by Kiera Cass

Book Review: The One by Kiera Cass

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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 …

Book Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

Book Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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 …

Book Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Book Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Hobbit Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Series: None Published: September 21, 1937 Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Pages: From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 As many already know, J.R.R. Tolkien was a master of the written word. He was a master of prose, fantasy, poetry and creating a picture within the mind of the reader. This …

Book Review: World War Z by Max Brooks

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 …

Girl on Fire: Rememberlutions instead of resolutions

Girl on Fire: Rememberlutions instead of resolutions

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+Linkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, December 31, 2014] [Note: This column was meant for January 1, 2015, but since New Year’s Day fell on a Thursday, my usual publish date, it ran a day early.] Tomorrow it will be a new year, so I spent several days thinking of things to add to …

Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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. …