Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

Book Review: “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”

To start this review off, I recommend this series HIGHLY for readers of any age.

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Book List, What's On My Shelf

What’s On My Shelf: March 2017

So I’ve read 14 books so far this year. Check out what is upcoming this month:   The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan Last month, I read the first four books (this is my second time through the series) and now I’m going to finish off the series and write a review on it. To… Continue reading What’s On My Shelf: March 2017

Dystopian, Fiction, Science Fiction

Book Review: “Ready Player One”

Rating: 6.6 out of 10.0 Author: Ernest Cline Genre: Dystopian Review: Ugh. This book sort of makes me want to cry (for multiple reasons). Don’t judge a book by its premise, but also don’t judge a book by the low rating I give it. This book makes me want to cry because it was so… Continue reading Book Review: “Ready Player One”

Book List, What's On My Shelf

“What’s On My Shelf: February 2017”

Well. I finished off five of the books that were on my shelf last month. You’ll see some returning stars on this month’s “What’s On My Shelf” as well as some new ones that have popped up fairly recently. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson I started reading this in the last few weeks of January… Continue reading “What’s On My Shelf: February 2017”

Book Review, Dystopian, Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: “Mockingjay”

Rating: 6.2 out of 10.0 Author: Suzanne Collins Genre: YA Dystopian About: Bursting onto the scene in 2008, The Hunger Games series has now become a global phenomenon, becoming a NY Times bestselling series. In four short years, two more books had been written and the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games was being released.… Continue reading Book Review: “Mockingjay”

Book Review, Dystopian, Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: “Catching Fire”

Rating: 8.2 out of 10.0 Author: Suzanne Collins Genre: YA Dystopian About: Bursting onto the scene in 2008, The Hunger Games series has now become a global phenomenon, becoming a NY Times bestselling series. In four short years, two more books had been written and the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games was being released.… Continue reading Book Review: “Catching Fire”

Book Review, Classic Literature, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Book Review: “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Rating: 7.5 out of 10.0 Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe Genre: Classic Literature/Historical Fiction About: Allegedly credited by Abraham Lincoln as the book that started the Civil War, Uncle Tom’s Cabin sold 300,000 copies in its first year. Stowe, a graduate of a female seminary, weaves together two themes, both of which were very necessary in… Continue reading Book Review: “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”