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“Palace of Stone” – A Remarkable Book Following a Well Loved Story

Book Review : Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale Spoiler Alert! Britta is to marry Prince Steffan and many of the girls from the princess academy are going to the capital to help in the wedding preparations. Many of the … Continue reading

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“Legend” – A New Voice In the Young Adult Dystopian Genre

Book Review : Legend by Marie Lu Spoiler Alert! The Republic is at war with its neighbors, the Colonies. Within the Republic, the government dictates each person’s life which is determined by their score at the Trial. June, is the … Continue reading

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“Unwind” – Ethics, Moral Questions and Possible Consequences Create a Dystopian Nightmare

Book Review : Unwind by Neal Shusterman Spoiler Alert! The Second Civil War was fought over the pro-choice vs pro-life debate in The United States. The solution to end the war was a compromise, to unwind those who are no … Continue reading

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“Tiger’s Curse” – A Modern Gothic Romance (again)

Book Review : Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck Spoiler Alert! Kelsey lives with her foster family, who are kind people, and she feels an affection for them. As a teenager she has avoided close relationships as a result of her … Continue reading

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“The Count of Monte Cristo” – Love of a Swashbuckling Tale

Alexandre Dumas was a very interesting man. He was the illigitimate son of Alexandre Dumas and Marie-Catherine Labay, a dressmaker. He was acknowledged by his father, and as the law allowed, was removed from his mother’s custody. He appears to … Continue reading

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Review “Uglies” by Scott Westerfeld

Should the world really have to be pretty? Spoiler Alert! Tally lives in a post-apocalypse society where everyone has plastic surgery to make them pretty and homogeneous within their city. Tally comes to a point of personal crisis when her … Continue reading

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