I think maybe people might know this book? It’s a famous book and I personally really enjoyed it so I read it again during the break and I’d love to introduce you guys this book!
The author of the book is Enid Blyton and he wrote series of this book. It’s a story about a [...]
“The Maze Runner” is a science fiction novel thats written by an author called James Dashner. I personally really liked this book because of it’s interesting ideas and how the author continued the story. It really does have a fascinating idea that catches the reader’s eye and I strongly recommend this book. The novel starts [...]
Recently I read the book ‘Dead To You’ by Lisa Mcmann. Overall the book was quite good but the ending was terrible. The story is basically about a boy who is 16 who gets reunited with his family after he was abducted when he was 7. The story was really interesting but when you read [...]
The story is about Fitz, the bastard son of a fictional kingdom, as he trains to become an assasin. He turns up, out of nowhere, at an outpost in the mountainous borders of the empire, and is left there by a man who remarks that he is the long lost bastard son of a knight. [...]
This book is about highly covert operations executed by a Navy Seals Team in the international conflict for the Falkland Islands, which the Argentines, with minor Russian help, take from the Brittish. In this fictional plotline, the events of 1982 happen all over again, except with a win for the Argentines. When the British set [...]
Based on the best-selling Assasin’s Creed games, it tells the story of a young assasin completing various tasks, battling a group called the Templars. The story can be linked to the classic battle of the orderly, organized (neo-classicism) vs. The freedom fighters (romantics). The plotline, rather energetic, follows the assasin through each of his ordeals, [...]
After thinking the author couldn’t write anything better then Eragon i was proven wrong when the author wrote Eldest. Eldest continues the story of Eragon and tells it in a even greater way the Eragon. The story is very intresting and very fast paced you will find t hard to put the book down. The [...]
Eragon is a epic about a simple farmboy whose life was transformed forever when he fond a dragon egg. The finding of the dragons egg transformed the young boy’s (Eragon) life forever. He is whisked into a world of adventures, deceit and magic. He suffered losses, griefs in his adventure but also found a purpose [...]
This book is very interesting, it deals with small adolescent things like sex, dating and friends. However it also deals with the big religious/philosophical things like “what happens when we die?”, “How do we live our life?”. I really enjoy reading this book as i really enjoying reading books about other teens and what they [...]
“The Gift” by James Patterson.
The Characters Whit & Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order. They were barely able to escape with their lives, they became part of a hidden community of teens like themselves. Whit and Wisty established themselves as leaders and they were [...]
I am Number Four is a novel written by Pittacus Lore. It’s a fiction novel where this teen called John Smith is actually extraordinary and he is from out the space. There were nine of them including John Smith but 3 of them were already killed by the brutal Mogadorians. The Mogadorians are a spices [...]
Paper Towns, written by John Green, is a novel about two children called Quantin and Margo.
The story starts from the scene where they go to a park and find a dead man who committed suicide after the divorce with his wife. Then, the story jumps to the present, where Q and Margo are high-schoolers. [...]
Room by Emma Donoghue is a novel about the love of the mother and the son.
It is about Ma and his 5 years old son, Jack, who are locked in a small “Room” by a man called Old Nick. Ma got kidnapped when she was young, and was being raped by him. Jack was [...]
I’ve persisted with the a song of ice and fire series to continue reading the next gigantic book. I’m not sure why. I don’t find it as compelling as many others seem to. It’s not bad, but I don’t think I have the memory to keep up with the visual descriptions of emblems he keeps [...]
“A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini is a book about two woman, Mariam and Laila, who live in Afghanistan. This book is split in four sections, focusing first on Mariam, then on Laila and then them coming together and their relationship.
Mariam lives in Herat, a small town, with her mother. They are very [...]
“Crazy Beautiful” by Lauren Baratz-Logsted is a book that Mrs.Fitzgerald and few few other girls recommended to me. This book has two main characters, Lucius and Aurora. Lucius blew both his hands off in an explosion. He made this explosion himself while trying to ‘make something’. This is the reason he has hooks instead of [...]
Forever is a book written by Judy Blume. This book mainly discusses the first love and first heartbreak. My favorite line was,
I wanted to tell him that I will never be sorry for loving him. That in a way I still do – that maybe I always will. I’ll never regret one single thing [...]
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler is possibly one of the best books I have read. The book is so much more then some silly teenage love story novel. It is not some cliche story that you read of commonly, but a story that keeps you on the edge, It almost feels as if [...]
“Au Revoir Crazy European Chick” by Joe Schreiber is a story about a boy named Terry. A foreign exchange student, Gobi, starts to live at his house. She is really awkward, doesn’t have any friends, nerdy and …. wants to go with Terry to the prom. Terry refuses because his band is performing the same [...]
“Ravens gate” by Anthony Horowitz, is about a 14 year old boy called Matt Freeman. One day Matt decides to break into a warehouse and gets caught by the police. The police then send Matt to yorkshire to live with Mrs.Deverill on a farm for a L.E.A.F project. While Matt lives at the farm, at [...]
I am recently reading a book called “Skulduggery Pleasant – The Faceless Ones” by the Irish author Derek Landy. This novel is the third book in the Skulduggery Pleasant series.
The main character is fourteen year old Stephany. She is learning how to use magic and works with the detective Skulduggery Pleasant, who is an [...]
The Warlock is the 5th fantasy novel in the series The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel. The novel tells of a completely fictional world where the Gods and monsters that we know from myths and legends are real. This book is another epic success for New York Times bestselling author Michael Scott and it [...]
Response to ‘The Great Gatsby’
Reading ‘The Great Gatsby’ again, allowed me to gain a better understanding of the novel. In the beginning of the book, we have already been told many things. For example, we start to realize that Tom is already of a very social status. In the first chapter, page 17, we [...]
“Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe “Things Fall Apart” is a story about the life of Okonkwo, a wrestling champion in Umuofia, Africa. There are two parts in this novel. Part one is the story about Okonkwo and the things happen in his life. Part two is about the change of people’s life after the [...]
Catcher in the Rye
Catcher in the Rye tells a story of Holden Caulfield as he wonderer around for couple of days after he have been once again expelled form the school that the was attending,
One of the themes of the story is Holden perspective of the grown ups. He believes that [...]
I recommend the novel “The Blood Keeper” by Tessa Gratton to teenage boys and girls. It is a very interesting, thrilling and fascinating story about Mab, a bloodwitch and Will.
With out being aware of it, 17-year old Mab awakens an old, powerful curse. She loses control over it and the curse takes over Will, [...]
I just finished reading The Catcher In The Rye by J.D Salinger. The book is about a boy named Holden, aged 17 who struggle with school. He has gotten kicked out of numerous of schools before, and in this book we meet Holden when he has just gotten kicked out of a school called Pencey. [...]
Sideways stories from wayside school is written by Louis Sachar. This is one of my favorite books and this is like the type of book you read when taking a rest. My favorite part of the book was,
“Besides, what happens when I write something on the blackboard? You can’t turn the blackboard upside down.”
The Mayor of Casterbridge is one of the most prominent novels of the late 19th century, written by Thomas Hardy. He is also known to have written many other famous English classics as well as the famous Tess of the D’Urbervilles. In his works, he uses a rather rough and forceful style but the words [...]
“Inside My Head” by Jim Carrington is a very interestiong book which talks about many conflict between a student who gets bullied and other student who is a bully. I loved how author told the story as each of the student’s prospective, which gave me the depth of understanding of how each characters [...]
“Numbers” by Rachel Ward is a book about a teenage girl, Jem, who can see the date a person is going to die when she looks into the persons eyes. She lives with her foster mom who’s called Karen. One day she walks down an alley and see’s another teenager from her school called Spider.She [...]
Catcher in the Rye
“Catcher in the Rye” written by J.D Salinger. The story stats off with Holden Caulfield (the protagonist) recalling the events that causes him to be admitted into a hospital. Holden had been expelled from his school, Pencey Prep. Due to frustration with his school, Holden left Pencey Prep a [...]
Title: ‘the perks of being a wallflower’
Author: Stephen Chbosky
This book is a compilation of letters written to us by Charlie (the main character). Charlie writes to us telling us anything that went on that day. It could be something good or it could be something bad. Basically, in these letters, Charlie would tell [...]
‘Robinson Crusoe’ by Daniel Defoe
This 18th century novel that recounts the story of Robinson Crusoe – a man who to rebel against his parents departs to sea to travel around the world. After his first shipwreck he’s enslaved by a Moor and then escapes with the help of a Portuguese captain. He then finds [...]
“Fallen Angels” is a book written by Walter Dean Myers written in 1988. It is a book that portrays the life of a high school graduate, Richie, going to war in Vietnam because of the financial difficulties that his family was going though and cannot afford him to go to college, and because the streets [...]
The book I read is called “A Dog’s Purpose” by W. Bruce Cameron. It is a story about a dog named Bailey going though several reincarnations and finally getting back together with his very first owner. The story started with a puppy first opening its eyes to see the warm, furry world. The puppy is [...]
I recently finished reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Jane Eyre is the name of the main character in this story where she writes about her life. The book starts off with Jane living with her horrible step-family, before she gets sent off to an orphanage. The rest of the book is about how Jane [...]
The book I read recently is called the “Bull Catcher” by Alden R. Carter. I re-read this book during the ACAMIS basketball trip in Beijing because I had nothing better to do. This book was extremely easy to read, but I liked the plot. It is basically the opposite to a Chick flick, perhaps a [...]
Noughts & Crosses is the first book out of the 4 book series written by Malorie Blackman. The book falls in the genre of Romance and Action. It tells a story of two teenage friends who eventually fall in love despite their background differences. In a world run by Crosses (people with darker skin tone), [...]
Where we going, daddy? is a book written by Jean-Louis Fournier. This is a true story about Jean-Louis Fournier who had two disabled kids. While reading this book, it made me cry so much because it is the only book I’ve ever read that reflects all his true feelings. He talks about how he all [...]
“Hungry for home” is a book based on a true story by Asta Bowen. This is a touching story of a real-life group of wolves. Although it is written as fiction, it is fully based on real events. This was different than anything I have really read before. It is about a family of wolves [...]
DEAR – Response to “the CATCHER in the RYE” – by J. D. Salinger
“The CATCHER in the RYE” is another one of those classics your English teacher will make you read every now and again. Like those other English classics the themes and actions within “the CATCHER in the RHE” also leave you a [...]
A Christmas Carol, a short novel by legendary English author Charles Dickens, is a very captivating story acquainting us with life in Victorian London. This book is probably Dickens’s smallest but by no means the worst. In fact, it may very well be the best story of its time. A Christmas Carol provides us with [...]
To Live by Yu Hua is one of the most gripping book I have read. It talks about a man called Fugui who at the start squanders his family fortunes in gambling dens and brothels. He did extremely cruel things to other people and even his own wife. Fugui was in fact somewhat of a [...]
The Client is a book written by John Grisham, and is about a young boy called Mark Sway and his brother, and their lawyer, Leggie. One day, he went to an empty plot of land of a park, to smoke with his brother, and suddenly a car stopped beside them. The driver of the car [...]
Zombies Vs Unicorns is written by too many authors for me to list. It’s basically a collection of stories by many authors put into a book about Zombies and Unicorns while two authors are bickering over whether Unicorns or Zombies are better and are trying to make you decide by reading stories about Zombies and [...]
Candide, or optimism, is a book written by Voltaire in the Renaissance Voltaire is a prominent French author whose books on philosophy and novels are read all over the world. His books are world renowned, his satirical humour shows all throughout his work(s).
Candide’s namesake, is, of course, Candide, the main character. Candide is a [...]
This book, though painstakingly long and resembling in many ways the previous books, was somewhat enjoyable and informative. The plot circles the Masonic Brotherhood and the precious artefact they hold. Throughout many twists, some ingenious, others hackneyed, the author creates an interesting novel.
Although the novel gets boring, and the plot overused, slurred and drastically [...]
This book was a plain horror to read, I’ve never read a book nearly as cheesy as this one, let alone more. The plot revolves around this stereotype girl who seems to be the centerpiece of a world of Vampires and Werewolfes. Your typical cliché.
The girl seems to be the pinnacle of fragility, both [...]
The Life and Times of a Thunderbolt Kid: A memoir by Bill Byrson is a very good entertaining book about Bill Byrson’s childhood. This non-fiction book basically tells us short stories from his life from the view of little him. The time when he went to the fancy cafe and got a doll and the [...]