Book Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Book Review: Furthermore  by Tahereh Mafi

28110143Title: Furthermore

By: Tahereh Mafi

Published: August 30th 2016

By: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Genre: Middle Grade-Fantasy-Magic

Alice Alexis Queensmeadow 12 rates three things most important: Mother, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, which seem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her. Father disappeared from Ferenwood with only a ruler, almost three years ago. But she will have to travel through the mythical, dangerous land of Furthermore, where down can be up, paper is alive, and left can be both right and very, very wrong. Her only companion is Oliver whose own magic is based in lies and deceit. Alice must first find herself—and hold fast to the magic of love in the face of loss. 

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Book Review: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

22456248Title: The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2)

By: Rick Riordan

Published: June 28th 2005

By: Disney Hyperion Books

Genre: Fantasy- Middle-Grade-Mythology

The heroic son of Poseidon makes an action-packed comeback in the second must-read installment of Rick Riordan’s amazing young readers series. Starring Percy Jackson, a “half blood” whose mother is human and whose father is the God of the Sea, Riordan’s series combines cliffhanger adventure and Greek mythology lessons that results in true page-turners that get better with each installment. In this episode, The Sea of Monsters, Percy sets out to retrieve the Golden Fleece before his summer camp is destroyed, surpassing the first book’s drama and setting the stage for more thrills to come.

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Book Review: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

22456224Title: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1)

By: Rick Riordan

Published: June 28th 2005

By: Disney Hyperion Books

Genre: Fantasy- Middle-Grade-Mythology

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse—Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he’ll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends—one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena—Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.

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Book Review : “A Monster Calls” By Patrick Ness

Book Review : “A Monster Calls” By Patrick Ness

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Title : A Monster Calls

By : Patrick Ness

Published : September 27th 2011

By: Walker Books

Genre : Middle Grade  – Contemporary –  Dark – Fiction

The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.

But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming…

This monster is something different, though. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor.

It wants the truth.



Rating

5 / 5 Stars



Review

 

“You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.”

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