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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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“On The Fringe” – A Ghost Story and A Love Story Combo

Book Review : On The Fringe by Courtney King Walker Spoiler Alert! Claire and Addie are best friends and their brothers, Matthew and Daniel are also best friends. As the annoying tag-alongs, Claire and Addie, would follow their brothers on … Continue reading

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“To Kill A Mocking Bird” – What Makes This Novel a Classic

Book Review : To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary Scout Finch, a precocious six year old, lives in Maycomb, Alabama during the Great Depression. Her idyllic childhood includes playing games with her big brother, Jem, … 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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