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”

Book Review, Christian Nonfiction, Nonfiction

Book Review: “Why Church Matters”

            Why Church Matters is like your 6 A.M. alarm. It is absolutely necessary, but it can be rather painful. With humility and humor, Joshua Harris walks us through the often-overlooked topic of why church matters. “The church matters because Jesus chose it to tell and show the world the message of His love.” –… Continue reading Book Review: “Why Church Matters”

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: Harry Potter

Rating: 9.6 out of 10.0 Author: J.K. Rowling I am going to once more break from my traditional style of reviewing. There are several things I must say before going too far into this review. First, it is important for you to know that this book review comes after having read all seven original works… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter