“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"
Divergent is a conundrum to rate. On one hand, the world-building is extremely virtually nonexistent, but on the other hand it is action-packed and entertaining all the way through, to the point where you can’t put it down. In Divergent, Chicago is now a dystopian society split into five different factions based on your personality.… Read More "Divergent"