The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Flora’s rating: 4/5
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult
Length: 243 pages (but it’s not as tall as a standard paperback, so it’s not really that long)
Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.
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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean.
I’d been eyeing this for a while, but Robert really convinced me to read it. I was worried with that title it would be a bit too silly, but I shouldn’t have worried.
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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
What an amazing book. I cannot believe it has taken me this long to read this treasure. 5 stars! This is going straight to my all time favourite book list, for sure.
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The New York Trilogy, published: 1988
This book was actually recommended to me by my boss. I know, random! We were discussing some of our favorite authors and even genres, and he happened to have one of his favorite books on him and just said, “Here, give this a read.” Although I have never heard of the author or book, I was intrigued.
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One of the reasons I read this book is because it reminded me of the song by Kelly Clarkson. Just like I loved the song, I loved the book too. :)
Name: Since You’ve Been Gone
Author: Morgan Matson
Shoto’s Rating: 4.5/5
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The NightShade Forensic Files Book 1:
Under Dark Skies
This book was a very pleasant surprise. I didn’t know what to expect when I read the blurb about Under Dark Skies. After seeing the cover, I thought that there might be some sort of werewolf or dark fantasy sort of thing going on, but figured that I would give it a shot anyway. (I really don’t like most werewolf books.) Well, this wasn’t what I expected at all.
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Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs
Elaine’s rating: 4 of 5 stars
Title: Dead Heat
Author: Patricia Briggs
Series: Alpha & Omega, #4
Date: March 3, 2015
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A quick warning–this post will contain some spoilers from the series, for any fans who are still reading the series and don’t want it to be ruined.
Book eleven of The Wheel of Time series, Knife of Dreams, came along like a breath of fresh air after reading Crossroads of Twilight.
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