Book Review: The Boxcar Baby by J.L. Mulvihill

“Sighing, I put my head on my knees and watch an ant crawl up the tree limb, so small and insignificant, and all alone. I’m glad I’m not an ant, though sometimes I feel like one.” With the main heroine being the adventure taking Boxcar Baby herself, J.L. Mulvihill’s The Boxcar Baby follows AB’Gale as she desperately seeks […]

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Book Review: All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry

“Constellations aren’t obvious until the moment they are. Then you wonder how you hadn’t been able to see them before when the pictures are all so clearly there, telling a story.” Hauntingly beautiful and dangerously enticing, Samantha Mabry’s All the Wind in the World is a fantastic addition to the romance genre in young adult […]

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Book Review: Animal Farm by George Orwell

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” A grim and twisted rendition of the Russian Revolution and Stalin’s rise to power, George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a magnificent classic that continues to amaze readers over 50 years past its original release. Tired of taking demands from the human farmer Mr. Jones, the […]

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Book Review: King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

“Now I’m in a king’s cage. But so is he. My chains are Silent Stone. His is the crown.” In the third installment of Aveyard’s widely acclaimed Red Queen series, King’s Cage immediately grabs readers’ attention as they eagerly seek to discover the fate of Mare and her friends after a painstakingly nerve-racking cliff-hanger ending […]

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Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

“If I am a sword, I am a sword made of glass, and I feel myself beginning to shatter.” After a startling turn of events at the end of its prequel Red Queen, Aveyard’s Glass Sword invites readers to uncover the truth behind the most heart-breaking and unforeseen betrayal Mare Barrow never expected to face. […]

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Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

“I hate First Friday.” With four simple yet heavy words, this is where the story begins. Red Queen is a promising start to Aveyard’s Red Queen series, with plenty of colourful characters and exciting plot turns. But does it stack up to the stiff competition set by its YA predecessors like The Hunger Games and […]

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