“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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“The Phantom Tollbooth” by Norton Juster Book Review by Reaving

The Phantom Tollbooth is a book by Norton Juster. The main character is a boy named Milo. Milo life is boring. Then a tollbooth arrives mysteriously in his room. Out of boredom, Milo drives though it, and instantly is transported into a strange world. In it, Milo jumps to the island of conclusions, meets a …

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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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“Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief” by Rick Riordan Book Review by Papyrus

I understand that this book isn’t great literature, but a book doesn’t need to be great literature to be a good book. The plot is fast-paced, the characters are fun, and the whole book is sprinkled throughout with unexpected extras, like Greek gods wearing beach shorts. Each of the characters is very individual. Percy is …

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