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Cinder – Cyborgs, Lunar Invaders and a Prince

Book Review : Cinder The Lunar Chronicles By Marissa Meyer Spoiler Alert! Summary Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No … Continue reading

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“Alanna, The First Adventure” – How Does Alanna Measure Up To the Protector of the Small Series?

Book Review: Alanna, The First Adventure                                  Song of the Lioness By Tamora Pierce Spoiler Alert!   Summary From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, … Continue reading

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“Dangerous” – Is It Cliche´ Or Trailblazing?

Book Review : Dangerous  By Shannon Hale Spoiler Alert!     Maisie Danger Brown just wanted to get away from home for a bit, see something new. She never intended to fall in love. And she never imagined stumbling into a … Continue reading

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“Graceling” – The Epitome of the Romance Trend in Young Adult Literature

Book Review : Graceling by Kristin Cashore Spoiler Alert! Within the seven kingdoms there is a rare kind of person born that is graced with a talent, these rare individuals can be identified easily because their eyes are two different … Continue reading

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“Wildwood Dancing” – A Modern Interpretation of a Classic Fairy Tale

Book Review : Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier Spoiler Alert! Jena and her sisters came to live at Piscul Dracului, an old stone castle, about nine years ago. By chance they found a portal to enter the Other Kingdom and … Continue reading

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“Elegy For Eddie, A Maisie Dobbs Novel” – An Appraisal of the Times, Society and Introspection

Book Review : Elegy For Eddie, A Masie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear Spoiler Alert! Maisie Dobbs has lived in two worlds, growing up she was part of the serving class and due to fortunate circumstances she is now among … Continue reading

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