Book Review: THE MYSTERIOUS EDGE OF THE HEROIC WORLD

Author: E.L. Konigsburg Number of Pages: 256 Publisher: Ginee Seo Books Release Date: September 25, 2007 "Amedeo Kaplan seems just like any other new kid who has moved into the town of St. Malo, Florida, a navy town where new faces are the norm. But Amedeo has a secret, a dream: More than anything in the …

Book Review: CITY OF FALLEN ANGELS

Author: Cassandra Clare Number of Pages: 424 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Release Date: April 5, 2011 ***SPOILER ALERT!!!!!*** "The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She's training to become a Shadowhunter and to use her unique power. Her mother is getting …

Book Review: LET IT SNOW

Author: John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle Number of Pages: 352 Publisher: Speak Release Date: October 2, 2008 "Sparkling white snowdrifts, beautiful presents wrapped in ribbons, and multicolored lights glittering in the night through the falling snow. A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only …

Book Review: BEASTLY

 Author: Alex Flinn Number of Pages: 304 Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: October 2, 2007 Beastly is the story of Kyle Kingsbury, a seemingly perfect teenager living the life of a handsome, spoiled rich kid. Everything changes one day when Kendra, a witch disguised as a new student, casts a spell on Kyle that will turn his …

Winter break is here at last!

FINALLY! Winter break is here, and I have a whole eleven days to lounge around, relax, and obviously to read. I'm planning to have a few Doctor Who marathons, maybe throw some Sherlock in there, go see the Hobbit, work a little bit on my novel- all good stuff. After enduring the dreaded Week Before Winter Break, or the WBWB (I totally just made …

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

 Yesterday (Friday, December 14, 2012) the Hobbit movie was released  in theaters. Directed once again by Peter Jackson and starring Martin Freeman, it is sure to be an amazing film. I can't wait to see it! Martin Freeman also plays Watson in the BCC television show Sherlock, so it will be neat to see him …