Monthly Archives: October 2012

“The Goddess Test” – What Tests Could Determine if a Human Should Become a God?

Book Review : The Goddess Test by Aimée Carter Spoiler Alert! Kate is only 18 but, her mother has been dying of cancer for the last four years. As her final request she has asked Kate to take her home … Continue reading

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“1984” – Big Brother is Watching You

Book Review : 1984 by George Orwell Spoiler Alert! Winston Smith dutifully goes to work in the Ministry of Truth carefully updating all the records so that everything matches the proclamations of Big Brother so that everything the Party says … Continue reading

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“Grave Mercy” – Job Title: Handmaiden of Death or Angel of Mercy? Such a Hard Choice!

Book Review : Grave Mercy, His Fair Assassin by Robin LaFevers Why be the sheep when you can be the wolf? Spoiler Alert! Ismae was marked with a scar running across her back that claimed her as being different than … Continue reading

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“The Mark of Athena” – Bigger Than Clash of the Titans

Book Review : The Mark of Athena  The Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan Spoiler Alert! Annabeth has been given a coin from her mother, Athena, and commanded to “Follow the Mark of Athena. Avenge me.” Every demigod who has … Continue reading

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“Snow White and the Huntsman” – Fairy Tale Book and Movies Are the New Rage

Book Review : Snow White and the Huntsman On the inside cover it reads : A Novel by Lily Blake Based on the Motion Picture Screenplay by Evan Daughtery and John Lee Hancock and Hossein Amini Screen Story by Evan … Continue reading

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“A Year Down Yonder” – Can the Tall Tales Get Any Bigger?

Book Review : A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck Spoiler Alert! Mary Alice is being sent down from Chicago to spend the year with Grandma because her dad has lost his job The new place was only big enough … Continue reading

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” A Long Way From Chicago” – A Tall Tale

Book Review : A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck Spoiler Alert! Joey and Mary Alice Dowdel would travel down from Chicago to visit their Grandma every August for a week. Grandma was tough as an old boot and … Continue reading

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