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CHILDREN OF THE MIND by Orson Scott Card | Review

Children of the Mind is the fourth and final novel in Orson Scott Card's Ender Quartet. This series begins with the well-known Ender's Game, which tells the story of a young boy recruited and trained to be part of the International Fleet seeking to destroy the alien "buggers" that are a threat to Earth. The series was originally… Continue reading CHILDREN OF THE MIND by Orson Scott Card | Review

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Jingle All the Way Book Tag

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I can't believe it's finally here! To celebrate I'm going to answer some festive questions in the Jingle All the Way Book Tag, which was originally created by The Left Handed Book Lover. Thanks so much to Dani @ Perspective of a Writer for tagging me!! JINGLE BELLS: A fun, lighthearted book The Princess… Continue reading Jingle All the Way Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Series I Need to Finish

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is technically about book series that I want to start; however, the more pressing issue on my mind is the fact that there are SO MANY series that I need to FINISH. Once again I'm going to break the TTT status quo and switch it up a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Series I Need to Finish

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Villains

Happy Tuesday!! It's the first Tuesday of October, and this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is edging ever closer to the spookiest day of the year. Today I'll be sharing my Top Ten Favorite Villains, which were surprisingly difficult to name. Some of them were obvious-- how could I forget good old Voldy?-- but I soon realized that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Villains

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Every Sci-Fi Fan Should Read

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is an open-ended one, so I've decided to go with a genre near and dear to my heart: science fiction! Without further ado and in no particular order, here are my Top Ten Books Every… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Every Sci-Fi Fan Should Read

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Book Review: XENOCIDE

Author: Orson Scott Card Number of Pages: 592 Publisher: Tor Books Release Date: 1991 "The war for survival of the planet Lusitania will be fought in the hearts of a child named Gloriously Bright. On Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find… Continue reading Book Review: XENOCIDE

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Book Review: PATHFINDER

Author: Orson Scott Card Number of Pages: 662 Publisher: Simon Pulse Release Date: September 1, 2010 "Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg's strange talent for seeing the paths of people's pasts. But when his father dies, Rigg is stunned to learn just how many secrets Father had kept from him--secrets… Continue reading Book Review: PATHFINDER

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Book Review: SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD

Author: Orson Scott Card Number of Pages: 382 Publisher: Tor Books Release Date: 1986 "In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: the Speaker for the Dead, who told of the true story of the Bugger War.Now long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens’ ways… Continue reading Book Review: SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD

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Book Review: ENDER’S GAME

Author: Orson Scott Card Number of Pages: 324 Publisher: Tor Science Fiction Release Date: January 1985 "In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and… Continue reading Book Review: ENDER’S GAME

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: February 26th

WWW Wednesdays is meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three simple questions: What are you currently reading??? Insurgent by Veronica Roth. (STILL. I KNOW.) What did you recently finish reading??? This past week I finished reading two books: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card and More Than This by Patrick Ness. It was my second time reading Ender's… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: February 26th