Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Akata Witch” – Does it Remind You of Harry Potter?

Book Review : Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor Spoiler Alert! Sunny was born in the United States, but she has moved back to Nigeria with her family. All her life she has had to face being different from everyone because … Continue reading

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“Larklight” – Space Pirates, Spiders and a Prim Victorian Teenager

Book Review : Larklight, A Rousing Tale of Dauntless Pluck in                                                                the Farthest Reaches of Space by Philip Reeve Spoiler Alert! Art Mumby has … Continue reading

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“Pandemonium” – Is It A Bland Middle Book in The Series?

Book Review : Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver Spoiler Alert! Alex is dead! Lena drags herself through barely existing in the wild. Finally, Lena grabs back onto life in the wild as a way to hang onto Alex. Raven acts as … Continue reading

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“The Teacher’s Funeral” – To Remember the Era of the One Room School House

Book Review : The Teacher’s Funeral, A Comedy in Three Parts by Richard Peck Spoiler Alert! August is lookin pretty good since ole Miss Myrt, the school teacher, died. Nobody really knows why she died, but the preacher says it’s … Continue reading

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“The Looking Glass Wars” – An Alternate of Alice in Wonderland

Book Review : The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor Spoiler Alert! Princess Alyss Heart is 7 years old and enjoying her birthday party, even though her father, King Nolan, hasn’t arrived. Wonderland is thrown into a crisis when Redd … Continue reading

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“Fitzwilliam Darcy Gentleman, An Assembly Such as This” – Have You Ever Wondered What Mr. Darcy Was Thinking?

Book Review : Fitzwilliam Darcy Gentleman, An Assembly Such as This                                                                      by Pamela Aidan Spoiler Alert! Who is Fitzwilliam Darcy? Jane Austen wrote the quintessential romance from Miss Elizabeth Bennet’s point of view, … Continue reading

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“Skulduggery Pleasant” – Perhaps the World is Filled With Magic if a Skeleton Becomes Your Friend

Book Review : Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy Spoiler Alert! Stephanie Edgley’s Uncle Gordon has died, and while at the funeral she sees an unusual man. He wears a hat, sunglasses and a scarf covering his entire face. At the … Continue reading

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