You shall go west, and face the god who has turned, You shall find what was stolen, and see it safely returned, You shall be betrayed by one who calls you a friend, And you shall fail to save what matters most, in the end. The Lightning Thief is the beginning to one of my… Read More The Lightning Thief
I truly enjoyed Angelfall; it was a thrilling, fast paced story. Yet, I find myself questioning whether it deserves the massive amount of hype it has. Set in my hometown, suburban San Fransisco, Angelfall takes place 6 weeks after angels destroy human civilization. Our protagonist, 17-year-old Penryn, is devastated after watching the angels capture her… Read More "Angelfall"
Have you ever read a book and felt that the author must have written it specifically for you? That’s how Ender’s Game felt to me. It’s a combination of a handful of my favorite things – military strategy, psychology, and science fiction – with unforgettable characters and a plot jam-packed with twists and turns. 50… Read More Ender’s Game
“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
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"
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"