Combine the well-researched historical settings of Elizabeth Wein, the stunning and unique narration of The Book Thief and the exquisite writing of Nova Ren Suma and you’ll be somewhere in the ballpark of what to expect of Martha Brockenbrough’s second novel. The Game of Love and Death is a whimsical love story with extremely clever… Read More The Game of Love + Death
You saw me before I saw you. In the airport, that day in August, you had that look in your eyes, as though you wanted something from me, as though you’d wanted it for a long time. I’m honestly not sure what to think of this. One part of me absolutely adored it, but the… Read More Stolen
There were some points in Fire & Flood in which I was jumping up and down in excitement, completely engrossed in the story. Then there were others where I almost wanted to throw the book down in frustration – mostly at the main character. Tella Holloway is desperate. Her brother has a terrible illness, and… Read More Fire & Flood
“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
Summary: In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen… Read More "The Hunger Games"