Category Book Reviews

The Good Guy by Dean Koontz – Book Review

This officially was my first Dean Koontz read! I know tons of people have discovered his incredible talent before me and I know I’m slow on the update 🙁  . But I’m just glad I know of him. This book was very suspenseful and almost had enough close calls to make it a thriller. I know I say this every book review but I LOVED the characters in it. The way they were written made them so compelling and real it was like I was seeing a movie. The way that Koontz subtlety puts in the character of each person makes a person really connect to what they’re reading and get on with the story.

The Good Guy is based on the suspenseful tale of two people; Tim Carrier and  Linda Paquette. The story is told from Tim’s point of view and the book begins with him...

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Review for Room – Novel by Emma Donoghue

I have to tell you guys, when I first started this book I immediately put it down. It was the first time I’ve read an book from the viewpoint of an child and I was thinking it was going to be horrible. After mentioning the title to my sister in passing though she said she thought it was great and to give it a try. Let me tell you she was right! Everything from the subject of the story to the charming character of Jack I loved and can’t wait to read again. This book is often considered to be very original because of it’s unique POV and also since it has a subject matter mostly undocumented. Keep reading to find out more about the story and hopefully you’ll like as much as I do!!

Room  is based on the lives of two people; Jack and his mother...

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart – Book Review

This book was an emotional journey for me. It made me happy, sad, and every emotion in between. I consider this book an absolute eye opener on numerous topics related to life; that for me as a teen was mind-boggling and surprising. We Were Liars is the perfect book (after reading) to reflect on when you need to think or just simply feel. In my opinion this story should be required for everyone to read so that we all can get an understanding on life, emotions, and the journey through life.

We Were Liars is the novel based on the Sinclair family. They are a family that has money, perfect social image, good looks, and an island. This island is where the majority of book takes place because every summer the family goes there and vacations...

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Book Review : After The End by Amy Plum

So I’ve been taking a break from reading for awhile now. Not to make up excuses but I’m been preparing to go back to school and other things like that. Not to veer away from the main point of this article; which is books and I recently went to the library yesterday to get a movie and check out some books. When browsing the titles I was captured by two whose covers were very poignant and intense. The first book in the series titled “After The End” showed a girl dressed in red with two dogs by her side and they were approaching a city. The thing that really captured me was the contrasting colors of the sky and the dark gray ground beneath it. I decided to get it and also the second interesting looking second book in the series.

As you can probably guess by the ominous title “After The End”, ...

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Warner Bros. purchased the film rights for Kiera Cass’ Selection series!

“Warner Bros has won film rights to Kiera Cass’ global bestseller The Selection, the first of a five-novel series, and has set Black List scribe Katie Lovejoy to adapt it. DiNovi Pictures’ Denise DiNovi and Alison Greenspan are producing with Pouya Shahbazian. Lovejoy’s script The Arsonist Love Story made the 2010 Black List.

This is so freaking exciting!! Although I am a little late with the news, I am just glad to hear the news. I absolutely love the Selection series and can’t wait for Kiera Cass’ untitled fifth book coming out in 2016. I just have to say her main character named America (corny I know) who is both kind and beautiful, the interesting plot of an utopian society, and the romance between Maxon and America.

From Kiera Cass’ website describing The Selection “as The Hun...

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New Sarah J. Maas novel “Queen of Shadows”

The next novel in the Throne of Glass series is being released on September 1st. This book is highly awaited with all of the others (in the series) having been popular with teens. I myself have read the first Throne of Glass novel, and I am sure to read the rest before “Queen of Shadows” comes out.

As described by Amazon “Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire-for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past…

She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.

She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison...

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Upcoming new Lisbeth Salander Novel!!

This book is continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series titled “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”. Describing the novel from Amazon “Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a trusted source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female super hacker–a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering.
Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop for Millennium, turns to Lisbeth for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda.

Quite frankly I am very excited to know there will be a next novel. When I finished the “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest” I was sad to later read that the author had died and that was his last novel written...

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Book Review : Ingo by Helen Dunmore

I have read this book, maybe a total of 20 times. Like seriously! I’m not even kidding! I already am fascinated by mermaids and anything involving the sea world so this book (for me) is a total hit. It is one of the most whimsical, mystical, enchanting stories you could read right now, and I wish everyone can read it also. For me I was really intrigued by the family circumstance, the pleasant area surrounding the Trewhella cottage, and the interesting dynamic between Ingo and Earth. This novel is an absolute must and shouldn’t be ignored!

“Ingo” is about the Trewhella family that lives off the coast of Cornwall. The family consists of Mom, Dad, Sapphire, and Conor. On he day after the  Midsummer Eve’s celebration, Sapphire and Conor’s day goes missing...

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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness : Book Review

A Monster Calls is a very moving and emotional book. The story is very sad and many, like I, would like a good cry. Not to mention it gives very good lessons on telling the truth, family values, and  coping mechanisms after a death. I think this novel would be beneficial in teaching young kids a pm valuable story while letting them read something that isn’t real. As we all know the author, Patrick Ness, is a master of his work and has many great fiction novels out there for young and old alike.I thoroughly enjoyed “A Monster Calls” and I hope others will too.

“A Monster Calls” is about boy named Connor and his mom. Connor’s mom is dying of cancer and there is nothing he can do about it. Every night that he goes to sleep, he dreams of a monster in one of his nightmares...

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Book Review : Hold Tight by Harlan Coben

This has got to be one of my all time favorites (EVER!!). I’m usually not the girl to read mystery/whodunnit novels, but when I read the back cover of “Hold Tight” I was hooked. When searching for books I usually don’t come across involving the story of an whole family unit, and I thought this was a refreshing change. I just have to say that the author, Harlan Coben, is a master of what he does. The way he switches characters perspectives in the book plus the way he reveals all the suspenseful happenings. I’m really glad I discovered this book and can wait to read more of Coben’s work.

“Hold Tight” is about family named the Baye family (pronounced bye). It consists of 4 members : Tia, Mike, Jill, and Adam...

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