Review

Code Name Verity

Kiss me Hardy! The raving for Elizabeth Wein’s Code Name Verity is extensive – and not without reason. Within this book, Wein manages to create not only a historical fiction novel, but a complex and haunting novel about friendship, sacrifice, and bravery. While it is definitely a hit-0r-miss novel, the ones who are able to… Read More Code Name Verity

Review

"Between Shades of Gray"

Was it harder to die, or harder to be the one who survived? What more is there to say that hasn’t been said? Between Shades of Gray is phenomenal in every aspect, and the emotions it provokes is just unbelievable. Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother’s was… Read More "Between Shades of Gray"

Review

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

What exactly was the difference? he wondered to himself. And who decided which people wore the striped pajamas and which people wore the uniforms? This is absolutely heart-breaking. The simplicity of it all; the main character’s reactions to everything. Absolutely, positively tear-inducing. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas follows 9-year-old Bruno as he moves from… Read More The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Review

"The Book Thief"

The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you. The Book Thief is one of the more intriguing and uniquely written books I’ve read, following a Book Thief, a little girl named Liesel and the spark that leads to the fire that began World War Two. It’s a small… Read More "The Book Thief"