“In the Afterlight” by Alexandra Bracken book review

Spoilers!!! As soon as I finished reading Never Fade, I opened In the Afterlight and read it through. Each book got progressively darker and more serious, which was fine with me because there were some lighter parts interspersed. On to the discussion! Characters: Ruby: I really, really liked Ruby more and more as the trilogy …

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“Never Fade” by Alexandra Bracken book review

Spoilers!!! There’s so much to talk about in this book that I don’t know what order to talk about it in. I’ll start with characters, then plot. Characters Ruby: Besides the fact that she now had few qualms about using her abilities on people, and the fact that she’s no longer timid and afraid of …

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“The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins book review

SPOILERS AHEAD!! I put off reading The Hunger Games for the same stubborn reason that I put off reading Harry Potter, which is that I thought I wouldn’t like it, and that I looked down on books that were popular. Both with this book and with Harry Potter, I was completely wrong. What struck me …

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“The Darkest Minds” by Alexandra Bracken book review

(When I first read this a few months ago, I only gave it 3.5 stars. Now, after reading the two other books in the series (I'll write reviews for those soon), I'll give it between 4 and 5 stars.) This was definitely an entertaining book. All the characters were well-developed and well-rounded. The plot was …

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“Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell Book Review

This book is undoubtedly my least favorite book in existence. I'll explain exactly why. 1). The main character. How can anyone stand her? Scarlett O'Hara is the least likably had character in any book I've read so far. She's virtually impossible to like, even a little bit. She doesn't everything because she's selfish and doesn't care …

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“Finding Audrey” by Sophie Kinsella Book Review

This book is one of the few books that make me laugh out loud. Audrey, the witty narrator and main character, is fourteen years old and has a severe anxiety disorder which was caused by an incident at school that is never discussed. She never leaves the house and wears dark sunglasses so that she …

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“The Space Between Us” Movie Review by Papyrus

This wasn't a fantastic movie, but it wasn't bad either. The premise was interesting. It's about a boy named Gardner who was the first human born on Mars, which is where he grows up. He can't go to Earth because his organs aren't strong enough for the Earth's gravity. When he's sixteen, he finally gets a chance …

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Most recommended books of the last six months: Top six by Papyrus

Note: this is a list of books we've read in the last six months, not ones published then. 1) Salt to the Sea by Rita Sepetys Wow, what a good book. If anyone asks "What is good historical fiction?" this is the answer. It's a story about a little-known historical event (probably not well known …

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