Clutter rules our world everyday at school. It is so simple to say a little instead of a lot. Though it involves a bunch of quotes and phrases that other people have made or read, this is different. You seem like a different type of writer from the point of view [...]
Sea of Monsters is a very good book if you enjoy fantasy novels. It starts of with Percy jackson who is your average kid from new york. He was born a Half-Blood in which his father (poseidon) married his mother. Half bloods are common but percy is different as he is the only son of [...]
The novel ‘The Maze Runner’ by James Dashner is a quite amusing book. It is more of a adventure and action novel in my perspective. I very much enjoy it that way. This novel has many questions being raised by yourself. This makes you want to read the book forward on. This is because you [...]
The book I am currently reading is “The Joy Luck Club” and is about four chinese women living in San Francisco who call them selves the “joy luck club”. They try to figure out more about their own life, their secret etc. with their daughters.
The narrator Talks about her childhood memory, when her [...]
I am currently reading “Catcher in the Rye” and right at the start of the story, on chapter 2, I fell on this rather meaningful quote from the History teacher during the main character’s visit.
“Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules.”
I thought this quote [...]
In the game of Thrones written by George Martin. I liked the quote “Your not my son your a squirrel”. Like this quote because it is about a boy that is the son of Eddard Stark the lord of winter-fell after he was in trouble with his father and was sent to the forest to [...]
The is quite and interesting book about a young boys suicidal quest to redeem his honor.
Jebel a weak and scrawny boy has been publicly humiliated unwittinly by his father. Jebel’s hopes and dreams are shattered as the public embarrassment will stop him from getting the jobs he wanted. Jebel had always wanted to be [...]
I just began reading a book called Flyte. I have read the first book of the series, however that was some time ago. I am really enjoying this book even more than i did the first one. The fast paced action in the story keeps me intrigued. However at times it can be slightly boring [...]
Shadow Kissed by Richelle Mead is a book about vampires. I think it is best suited for teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 as it has some strong language. It is quite a funny book and is extremely gripping. I would highly recommend this book to anyone.
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I am currently reading a book called “Sophie’s world”, by Josetein Gaarder, which apparently is one of the most famous philosophical novels written in recent years. I have only just started reading this book, and already it has given me quite a lot of questions to think about. The main question mentioned in the book [...]
Dune (by Frank Herbert) is an amazing story of deception, betrayal and loss, it is set in another universe, with space travel, so it is a sci-fi styled book, but with elements taken from quite a few other genres. I think this book would be liked by anyone who is willing to read a long [...]
A Long Way From Paradise by Leah Chishugi is a non-fiction book based on true story and it’s about a 16 year old girl Leah who survived the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. The Rwandan Genocide was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsis by the Hutus. Tutsis and Hutus are both ethnic groups in Rwanda that [...]
Im still reading the book half of a yellow sun. It has so far been a rather educational book, and the characters are developing more and more. there is not yet a lot of action going on, but the setting is being developed quite well, and the boy’s uncertainties are made more protruding, more vivid, [...]
‘Bloodchild’ a novel written by Tim Bowler
His first impression was a grey light, the absence of pain, and a certainty that he was dead’ page1 line1-3
This was the first sentence of the book. The narrator is describing a fifteen year olds final moments of death, describing plainly of what he sees and [...]
The boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne is a book which tells the reader how cruel was the situation during World War 2, especially when Nazis decided to kill Jews. This book is about a nine-year-old boy called Bruno. When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being [...]
The main character Sam Witchall somehow made his dream come true. However, his dream was not accurate enough. He becomes a powder monkey who carries the highly inflammable gunpowder to the waiting canon. It is one of the most dangerous job. There is more. To be the member of the ship, he had to [...]
In this book there is practically no dialogues what so ever, most of it is narrator to reader speech. If there is any conversations at all, then they are very short, practically four or five words, from these i cannot choose a specific one that i like because they are too short.
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Picture the Dead by Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown are one of those books you don’t come by too often. The story revolves around love, war, supernatural and evil. The author really develops these themes by placing images into the book and making the story constantly twist and change. At one moment one thing will [...]
In Paulo Coelho’s novel, ‘The Alchemist’, the story of a shopkeeper’s son, in pursuit of a wise man is told to the main character. A shopkeeper sends his son to learn about the secrets of happiness from the wisest man in the world and the son arrives at a beautiful castle on the top of [...]
I began reading this book after watching the movie, the movie attracted me enough to start reading the actual book. The main character, Katniss Everdeen’s sister Prim gets called out to play in the game and Katniss Everdeen volunteers to participate instead of her sister.
“I reach her just as she is about to [...]
Author: Arthur C. Clarke Pages Read: 143 A Space Odyssey is a very riveting book. Its plot is very deep and surmised although I have not finished the entire book but from about the 100 pages I read the book has interesting chapters and very engrossing storyline. From the pages I read it seems that [...]
I just finished a book called “Thief Lord” that was written by Cornelia Funke. It is a mystery/suspense book that was rewritten to be a bit harder as it started out as a children’s book. The story is about two boys, the older one “kidnapped” his little brother from his adoptive family and they travelled [...]
Double or Die is the 3rd novel in the Young Bond series written by Charlie Higson. The series is based on the idea of James Bond when he was a child, based purely on the author’s imagination. Higson uses a lot of dialogue and description to make the novel extremely fast-paced and interesting. The book [...]
I recently finished this book. It was a great piece of book. It was thought provoking, entertaining, interesting, funny, thrilling, every sentence just came into me you know. It by far the most interesting book I’ve ever read. I would love to read another series of this book. I think the author of this book [...]
Crescendo is the second novel of the Hush Hush series written by Becca Fitzpatrick. I think those who might enjoy this book would be girls between 12 to 30 years old. I don’t think boys in general will like it unless they like reading love stories. I really enjoyed reading this novel because I have [...]
i just finished reading a book called ‘Never Fall down’ written by Patricia McCormick. This book is very sad. It is written in the words of a young Cambodian boy who goes by the name of Arn Chorn-pond. When he was eleven the Khumer Rouge, a radical communist regime, came to power in Cambodia. They [...]
I have recently read the book Wake by Lisa McMann. The reason i chose this book is because i read another book by Lisa McMann called Dead to you, and i loved it. However i enjoyed reading this book even more. WAKE is about a young girl called Janie Hanagan, who has a very special [...]
I just finished the 448 pages of the novel “Blood Ties” by Sophie McKenzie. One of the main themes of the story is the origin and bloodline of people. Sophie McKenzie conveys this topic very well. The two main characters, Theo and Rachel are both illegal clones, without being aware of it. They were raised [...]
I am almost finished with the book “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green. One of the main characters is Agustus Waters, a former basketball player who lost one leg to cancer and is in remission. Augustus is described as being very attractive, intelligent and having dark hair. We first think he is one [...]
The title of the novel I am currently reading is called ‘The Maze Runner’ by James Dashner. The book is a third person book, so there is a narrator speaking all around the book. The situation is that the main character Thomas has no idea what is going on and does not know anything but [...]
The book “Flames in the sky” that I have recently read is a book written Pierre Clostermann. It is a book about archives of pilots and their heroic acts that Pierre Clostermann put together. Later, i will get soon a book from him called “the Big Show” that is this time oriented on his own [...]
The Keys to the Kingdom is a book I’ve recently started to read. The main character is called Arthur Penhaligon. Grade 5-8-Arthur Penhaligon’s school year is not off to a good start. On his first day, he suffers an fatal asthma attack while running cross country and dreams that a mysterious figure hands him a [...]
‘Man and Superman’ is a play written by Bernard Shaw. The play features a story of a girl named Ann, who chases Jack even through hell, to marry him. The play is a philosophical comedy. Although Bernard Shaw uses various techniques to create a comedy, the play fundamentally philosophically debates on ideas such as marriage [...]
‘The Giraffe the Pelly and Me’ was written by Roald Dahl, like most of his books is is very, very good, but too short. I think anyone would enjoy this story as there are no hard words, but it is akin to a classic, but readable. I don’t think anyone would not enjoy this book [...]
The book ‘The Final Warning’ is the series of the Maximum Ride books. All the books have the pretty much same taste. This book has to do with fighting, adventure, saving the world because of global warming and much more! This book would be suitable for the people who like first person writing. Short chapters [...]
Why is The Importance of Being Earnest funny?
Oscar Wilde’s satire of stereotypical women and men is funny, and his views on marriage are ones that are contrary to romantic belief, in how they think that love is eternal and that devotion is really important. Yet most people think they’re very true.
My favorite quote [...]
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, is a novel that deals with common teenage issues like rumors, betrayal, esteem issues, narcissism, and bullying. Throughout the novel the actions of certain characters lead to the suicide of Hannah Baker. However the author presents the story in an unique way. It starts with a days after Hannah [...]
Cather in the Rye is a novel written by J. D. Salinger in 1945, and is about a boy called Holden. He gets kicked out of Pencey prep, the school he was going to because he was failing almost all of his subjects. He runs away from the dormitory and goes off to a trip. [...]
Although I only start to read this book, I found it quite interesting. It is a book called “Powder Monkey” by Paul Dowswell. In the novel, a thirteen years old boy called Sam Witchall always dreamed to be a sailor. Despite the fact, his parents strongly disagree with Sam being a sailor. Sam’s parents want [...]
“Noughts and Crosses” by Malorie Blackman is a story about racism. But this book is different to ordinary story about racism because in the book, role of white people and blak people switched. We normally think based on what we learned in history class that black people suffered from racism. However, the main character of [...]
There’s no place like home is a story on the lifestyle of a rich and famous star by Jen Calonita. It basically talks about the secrets of her hollywood life. The story begins with the first secret of her hollywood life.
HOLLYWOOD SECRET NUMBER ONE: Doing Japanese commercials is a no-brainer. Even if your [...]
“The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green is a book about a teenager named Hazel who suffered from cancer but thanks to tumor-shrinking medicine, can survive a few more years. She is constantly depressed and so her mother sends her to the Cancer Kid Support Group. This quotation is when she is at the [...]
In the book “I Hunt Killers” by Barry Lyga, the main character Jazz is very unusual and fascinating. The teenage boy’s father is the world’s most notorious serial killer and raised his son to be an even better killer one day. Jazz was raised with the thought that humans don’t matter and the first thing [...]
This is a really entertaining story about how an ordinary average Yankee who lives in Connecticut by the name of Hank Morgan is suddenly inexplicably transported to the early medieval England in the famous king Arthur’s realm. The story is a maze of twist and turns and once Hank transports himself there he uses his [...]
In this context, Rose and Mason are discussing Rose’s previous lesson where her mentor, Dimitri, scolded her for not knowing where the heart is. Mason is making fun Rose:
‘To my annoyance,he laughed. “How do you not know where the heart is? Especially considering how many of them you’ve broken? I gave him the same [...]
This book is good for people of my age will enjoy this book because of the language. Its easily read, but also has a lot of adjectives that really help to understand whats going on. People who probably will not enjoy it are grown ups, although the text is sometimes intellectual (well, a bit) it [...]
Mister Monday: I’ve recently completed the first story of a series called ‘The Keys To The Kingdom’ and this is a brief summary of the entire thing. Mister Monday is a fantasy book Garth Nix, and readers that might enjoy it are people who likes the Artimis Fowl series, or other stories like Skulduggery Pleasant [...]
The Time Machine, written by H.G. Wells, was first published in 1895, which is considered as one of the first science fiction stories to be written. It is a novella, consisting of 120 pages, talking about what the future human race and Earth would be like in 800,000 years. He discovers that mankind will evolve [...]
Though I am still in the midst of reading ‘The Kissing Sailor’ I decided to flip through this book again and read it again. This book by Camilla Morton is contrary to the title not about how to walk in high heels but a young women’s guide to everything life has in store. (Well almost [...]
I am currently reading one of the most influential science-fiction novels of all time. Ender’s Game narrates the story of a young boy named Andrew (Ender) Wiggin as he strives for excellence in this dystopian world of Earth. The plot-line of this story is exceedingly bizarre, taking place after an alien bug species have already [...]