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Angela’s Ashes is a nonfiction novel about a young boy growing up in Limerick, Ireland. His life is full of sadness, poverty, and the occasional miracle.  He loses so much throughout his childhood, only to be successful in the end. This book is moving to say the least. It is written incredibly well, and slightly […]

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
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This series is spectacular. I first read this series when I was in fifth or sixth grade and I am re-reading it now as a junior. The books are easy to understand for younger kids, but still highly entertaining for high school students. Percy Jackson is a sarcastic and hilarious boy who grows up only […]

Percy Jackson and The Olympians
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Todays book is Code Name Verity by Elisabeth Wein. This book is about an English spy who was captured by Germans during World War II. The Nazis demand that she either tells them everything about her mission, or be executed. She ends up writing everything about her life in the British Air Force […]

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As a childhood favorite of mine, I will never say that this series is boring, but I will say that it definitely has it’s slower points. The series is thirteen books long, all telling the story of the Baudelaire orphans. Their childhood is wrought with the horrors of death, trickery, and complete despair as they […]

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
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Good morning everyone! Todays review will be on the book H.I.V.E. (The Higher Institute of Villainous Education) by Mark Walden. This book is probably more in the fifth or sixth grade reading level, but still has a decent storyline. Basically, boys and girls from all over the world are taken to a top secret school […]

H.I.V.E.
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In honor of the new Hunger Games movie, todays review is on Catching Fire! Although this wasn’t my favorite book in the Hunger Games trilogy, it was a very worthwhile read with plenty of surprises and great details. First of all, sending the victors back into the game was a great idea because it showed […]

Happy Hunger Games!
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This novel has left me speechless. I have never read a more inspiring or heartbreakingly realistic novel in my life. This book shows the world through the eyes of a sixteen year old cancer patient, and yet it shows that no matter what happens in this world, there is always something good to look for.  […]

The Fault in Our Stars
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Since this is my first review, I thought I would start with an uncommon book. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card is a fantastic book full of aliens, betrayal, and some pretty insane plot twists. The main character, Ender Wiggin, is forced into a world of loneliness when he is sent to battle school at […]

The First Review