Book Review- Fever (by Laurie Halse Anderson)

I found this book when I was looking for a book to read in the library. As I frantically searched the shelves, I recalled that Kate, one of my friends, had read a book about an epidemic... Somehow, I found it! -- This book is about the epidemic of Yellow Fever that raged across Philadelphia …

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Book Review- Cinderella Ate My Daughter (by Peggy Orenstein)

  I found this book on my mom's shelf. I recall seeing this book when I was around six. I was so curious as to what the topic meant, that when I found it recently, I felt the burning desire to read it. When I first saw the cover and understood the title of Cinderella …

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The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge)

  NOTE: tons of spoilers, basically a summary of the book...but it's worth it 🙂 -- One sunny evening, I was walking down my street and I saw this book. Its cover was partially hidden beneath a pile of other books, but for some reason, it was *this* one that caught my eye. It wasn't in the …

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Book Review- Flawed (by Cecelia Ahern)

  NOTE: Some spoilers. I chose this book because a close friend gave it to me for my birthday. Thank you, Isis! ❤ This book is a typical teenage, romantic, futuristic dystopian novel, with a little more gore than its sisters. It's one of those books no one can despise reading when it's almost time for …

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Book Review- The Book Thief (by Markus Zusak)

NOTE: There are a few small spoilers, but they aren't even that important to the plot of the book...basically: it won't ruin anything. I read this book because it was assigned reading for Language Arts. It turned out being more than I could ever ask for in a book. To be completely honest, every word …

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Book Review- Poetry 180: A Turning Back To Poetry (a collection of poems chosen by Billy Collins

Introduction to Poetry By Billy Collins I ask them to take a poem    and hold it up to the light    like a color slide or press an ear against its hive. I say drop a mouse into a poem    and watch him probe his way out, or walk inside the poem’s room    and feel …

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Book Review- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (by Sherman Alexie)

Explain the plot of the book, or if it is a non-fiction book, what topics are This book is about a young "Indian's" struggle to find hope and keep it, while living on a reservation. Junior, the main character and the "Indian" boy, doesn't have a very good life at home, his dad is always drunk, …

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