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“Mistborn – The Final Empire” – Where Can A Book Go When It Begins At the End of An Empire?

Mistborn : The Final Empire By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! For a thousand years, the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years, the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years, the Lord … Continue reading

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“The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers” – Does This Companion Novel Add Anything To the Original?

Book Review : The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers                              The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively by Gary Chapman Spoiler Alert! At no other time have parents, teachers, and mentors been more desperate to find proven ways to reach teens. … Continue reading

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“The Rise of Nine” – Are Books Written To Be Made Into Movies?

Book Review : The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore (or James Frey) Spoiler Alert! Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I’d been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together, we are much … Continue reading

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“Insurgent” – A Sequel That is Full of Fire

Book Review : Insurgent by Veronica Roth Spoiler Alert! Conflict between the factions is raging. Erudite is vying for power and control in the government. Countless Abnegation have died, including Tris’s parents, at the hands of the mind-controlled Dauntless. Amity … Continue reading

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“The Maze Runner” – Are There Moral Consequences Similar To “Ender’s Game”?

Book Review : The Maze Runner by James Dashner Spoilers Alert! Thomas wakes up in a box knowing nothing more than his first name. When the box opens he meets the Gladers, a bunch of boys living on their own … Continue reading

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“City of Bones” – Some YA Novels Should Be Reserved For Older Teens

Book Review : City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Spoiler Alert! Clary has convinced her friend Simon to go to the wild Pandemonium Club with her. At the club Clary witnesses an inexplicable event, she sees a boy stabbed to … Continue reading

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