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Book Review: Monster

Day 25 of #ampersandjuly16 is #awards. Whenever I reread Walter Dean Meyer’s book Monster, I tell myself this is the last time, I will never read this again, but inevitably I do, sometimes it is for a class I’m teaching or some current event or just because I really like the unique way that this book is laid out as a movie screenplay, but whatever the reason, I find myself quickly sucked in and getting angry. 250 more words

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Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3) by Marissa Meyer

Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3) by Marissa Meyer

Goodreads Summary: Even in the future. there are damsels in distress…
In the third installment of the Lunar chronicles, Cress, having risked everything to warn Cinder of Queen Levana’s evil plan, has a slight problem. 385 more words

Book review: Half The World - by: Joe Abercrombie

Half The World – by: Joe Abercrombie (Shattered Sea trilogy – book #2)

“Thorn Bathu was born to fight. But when she kills a boy in the training square she finds herself named a murderer. 211 more words

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Book review: Soundless - by: Richelle Mead

Soundless by: Richelle Mead

“For as long as Fei can remember, no one in her village has been able to hear. Rocky terrain and frequent avalanches make it impossible to leave the village, so Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. 316 more words

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Book Review: The Glittering Court

Day 20 of #ampersandjuly16 is #never. In the past I have found that I liked Richelle Mead’s writing, so when I saw that she was starting a new series, I was extremely excited. 233 more words

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Book Review: Sunrise Over Fallujah

Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers is a gritty look at the realities of war through the eyes of Birdy, a young African American man who decides to enlist in the Army because of 9/11. 191 more words

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