Tag: Young Adult

Book Review: Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen

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 …

Book Review: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

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 …

Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Glass Sword Author: Victoria Aveyard Series: Red Queen #2 Published: February 2016 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 444 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 As a huge fan of fantasy, when I read young adult author Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel Red Queen, I had to know what happened next. In Aveyard’s novel Glass Sword, a …

Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Catching Fire Author: Suzanne Collins Series: The Hunger Games #2 Published: September 2009 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: From: Shawna Freeman Rating: 9/10 Catching Fire is the second novel in the Hunger Games trilogy written by American author Suzanne Collins. It’s a continuation of the first book, The Hunger Games, and to be perfectly …

Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Series: The Hunger Games #1 Published: September 2008 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: From: Shawna Freeman Rating: 9/10 The fourth and final Hunger Games film was released on the silver screen: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II. Since I don’t have cable or Internet, I’ve been slow in …

Book Review: The White Rose by Amy Ewing

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. …

Book Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Book Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Jewel Author: Amy Ewing Series: Lone City #1 Published: September 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 358 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Sometimes you come across that one book that kind of blows your mind and makes you think, what if? Well, Amy Ewing’s debut novel The Jewel did that to me. Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+Linkedin

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: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Last Olympian Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians Published: May 2009 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 I finally finished the fifth and final installment of Rick Riordan’s first Greek gods series, and I must say I’m so glad I hunkered down and dove in. Riordan’s …