It has been said that “You cannot open a book without learning something.” I believe this to be true, from fiction to historical novels to nonfiction. 434 more words
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Do you ever get to the end of a book and think Wow, that was depressing?
At the tender age of 10, “Alice” was kidnapped and imprisoned by a paedophile, who has spent the last 5 years abusing her, keeping her body as child-like as possible to fulfill his twisted desires. 423 more words
It’s Teen Read Week! But if you were the kind of teen I was, every week was teen read week. Whether 3/4 of every mall trip was spent at Barnes and Noble, you didn’t finish your assigned reading because you had your own list of books to get through, or you queued up every year for the latest Harry Potter, reading is a more popular teen activity than I think we give it credit for. 351 more words
In Indianapolis, Hazel Grace is confined to the limited settings of her bedroom, Augustus’s house, the support group and her cancer treatments. The setting is claustraphobic and somewhat suffocating as we do not spend much time outside of the indoors and do not see the side of Indianapolis that tourists often see. 228 more words