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Monthly Archives: November 2010

“The Red Pyramid” by Rick Riordan
Written by Rick Riordan of the Percy Jackson series and the Heroes of Olympus series, the Kane Chronicles start off with: The Red Pyramid So, after [...]
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
I won’t lie.  These books are still so fresh in my mind that I can’t bring myself to actually review them.  What I will do, though, is post the [...]
“Animal Farm” and “Fahrenheit 451”
Animal Farm This book, while technically assigned to me in high school, was read without the ongoing class discussions.  I transferred into the class the [...]
“The Islands of the Blessed” by Nancy Farmer
This is the third in a trilogy.  The first two are reviewed here. The Islands of the Blessed Written by Nancy Farmer and the conclusion to the trilogy [...]
Happy Thanksgiving!
I’ve pushed back the scheduled book review posts a day.  There are still several to go, though.  :-D In the meantime, enjoy your Thanksgiving lunches [...]
Four Dan Brown Books
Sooo…  I’m honestly getting kind of tired of writing and scheduling reviews to post later. :-(  Dan Brown is a very prominent author and I [...]
The Spellsong Cycle by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
The Spellsong Cycle is a series of five books written by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. I read them a while back and then when I realized they fit the criteria for [...]
Peter Pan: The Backstory
Calling the books written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson “backstory” may not be entirely accurate considering the occasional contradictions [...]
“The Sea of Trolls” and “The Land of the Silver Apples”
Both of these books are by Nancy Farmer and are the first two books in The Sea of Trolls trilogy.  My library, at the time I got these two, did not have [...]
The Castle Corona, Elixir, and The Wheel of Darkness
I’ve been insanely busy lately with my bridal shower and everything, but I’ve still been reading and have several books to review.  I’m [...]
I’m scared…
I feel kind of weird saying this, but… I’m scared about how close my wedding is. I’m not scared to get married.  As far as my heart is [...]
“Reckless” and “The Lost Hero”
I’ve been insanely busy, rushed, and distracted for the past few weeks.  I started a new job (always fun, right) and have been learning a lot of new [...]
Sipping Cider
Is something that I’ve never done. No, really. I’ve never tasted cider. I’ve always been curious about it, but I’ve never had the [...]