“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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“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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“Redwall” by Brian Jacques Book Review by Reaving

Redwall, written by Brian Jacques, is the first book in the Redwall Series. The book is about animals that talk. The basic plot of the book is an army of Rats, led by Cluny The Scourge, comes to Attack Redwall abbey. Matthias, the soon to be warrior and heir to the legendary Martin The Warrior, …

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“The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien Book Review

Although the book is long and wordy, the writing is good and the story is well told. My favorite part of the whole book is the beginning, when all the dwarves plus Gandalf invite themselves over to fool around at Bilbo's house before taking him on an adventure. The descriptions of the Hobbit-hole sound tempting. However, …

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“Code Name Verity” by Elizabeth Wein Book Review by Papyrus

This book is told in an incredibly unique way. It begins with one of the main characters, “Verity”, being held in a Gestapo prison. The first half of the story is told through the manuscript that she writes, presumably to tell everything she knows to the Gestapo officer who is in charge of the prison. …

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