The Knife of Never Letting Go | book review

Many years ago, settlers traveled from the Old World to the New World. Prentisstown is the only settlement in the New World, and living in it is Todd, the last boy to become a man in a world of only men. There are no women in Prentisstown. There are also no secrets, as far as Todd is concerned, because of the Noise: everyone can . . .

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | book review

It's 1866, and the world is convinced that a monster terrorizes the seas. Professor Pierre Aronnax is not entirely sure this is the case, but accepts an invitation aboard the Abraham Lincoln to track down this sea creature out of curiosity. As a professor of natural history and an expert on the subject of marine life, he felt it his duty. But when the . . ,

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children | book review

Boooooy I haven't done this in a long time!! It is currently five o'clock in the morning and I just finished reading Miss Peregrine! And guess what time I have class this morning??? Yep, correct, 8:30am!! Which means I have to be up by 7:30am!! Which means I'm not going to be sleeping tonight!! I drank…

Coraline | book review

Title: Coraline Author: Neil Gaiman Illustrator: Dave McKean Series: n/a Publisher: Scholastic Inc Publication Date: 2002 Genre(s): Fiction, Fantasy Opening Line: Coraline discovered the door a little while after they moved into the house. The Synopsis Coraline is an explorer. After moving to a new house with her mother and father, Coraline explores her new home . She discovers a…

The Martian | adaptation review

Title: The Martian Motion Picture Rating: PG13 Release Date: October 2015 Director: Ridley Scott Production Co.: Twentieth Century Fox Runtime: 144 min My Rating: 4.5 stars This is my first adaptation review and I am happy to be starting with the film The Martian, the adaptation of the novel written by Andy Weir. I've been meaning to…

Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment | book review

Title: Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment Author: Better Hero Army (AKA Evan Ramspott) Series: Plagued States of America Publisher: Storyteller Press, LLC Publication Date: July 2013 Rating: 3.5 stars Opening Line: "It took an insane kind of bravery to hunt zombies." *I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Tom grew up…

Sunrise | book review

Title: Sunrise Author: Mike Mullin Series: Ashfall Publisher: Tanglewood Press Publication Date: March 2014 Rating: 4 stars I don't usually write reviews for sequels, and if I do, I never post them...but I think it's time to start. This is the final installment in the Ashfall trilogy, and I beg you to give it a chance, because…