You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices. There have been raving reviews for author John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars being thrown out left and right, to the point where you’re the odd one out if… Read More The Fault in Our Stars
“Do you remember me telling you we are practicing non-verbal spells, Potter?” “Yes,” said Harry stiffly. “Yes, sir.” “There’s no need to call me “sir” Professor.” The Half-Blood Prince is, without a doubt, my favorite installment in the Harry Potter series. It marks a turning point when the series turns from being a whimsical childhood… Read More Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
It’s not hard to see why Ready Player One is such a beloved book. It has a bit of everything for everyone – mystery, puzzles, ’60s references, video games, a post-apocolyptic setting…the list goes on and on. It’s hard not to find yourself engrossed in what Ernest Cline has written. In 2044, the world is… Read More Ready Player One
It’s the choosing that’s important, isn’t it? If there is one book I wish everyone could read at least once in their lives, undoubtedly, without a second thought, it would be this one. Lois Lowry constructs a story that is so haunting and thought-provoking and unlike anything I have ever read before. While this may… Read More The Giver
The Mysterious Benedict Society is an absolute delight to read. Filled with clever riddles, twists, and memorable characters, you won’t be able to resist following Stewart’s characters as they crack codes and go on secret missions. “Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?” It’s this very news article that attracts children from across… Read More Riddles & Gifted Children
“There are always going to be jerks in the world, Auggie,” Mom said, looking at me. “But I really believe, and Daddy really believes, that there are more good people on this earth than bad people, and the good people watch out for each other and take care of each other.” Auggie has a story… Read More "Wonder"