The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

2012 Book 35: The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins (2/22/2012) Reason for Reading: My friend Shweta has been telling me to read this book for quite a while. Now, my friend Alicia insisted I read it so that we can go watch the movie together. My Review 3/5 starsIn a post-apocalyptic country called Panem, The … Continue reading The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

Fiction Reviews

Fiction (Adult) Adams, Douglas Shada Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi Half of a Yellow Sun Atwood, Margaret Handmaid’s Tale Austen, Jane Persuasion Beckett, Chris Dark Eden Bunyan, John Pilgrim’s Progress Bradbury, Ray Fahrenheit 451 Bronte, Charlotte Jane Eyre Buck, Pearl S. Sons Butcher, Jim Aeronaut’s Windlass Butler, Octavia Bloodchild and Other Stories Cervantes, Miguel Don Quixote Cronin, … Continue reading Fiction Reviews

The Testing, by Joelle Charbonneau

The Testing, by Joelle CharbonneauReason for Reading: This book was provided by the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This book will be released in June 2013.Genre: Young Adult DystopiaReviewCia wishes more than anything that she will be chosen for the testing procedure – leading to a university education. But the testing … Continue reading The Testing, by Joelle Charbonneau

Divergent, by Veronica Roth

2012 Book 82: Divergent, by Veronica Roth (6/2/2012) Reason for Reading: Curiosity My Review 5/5 starsThe future Chicago has 5 factions of people, each representing a moral value: Amity, Dauntless, Candor, Erudite, and Abnegation. At the age of 16, Beatrice Prior and all her classmates must choose which faction to join. Beatrice struggles with the … Continue reading Divergent, by Veronica Roth

I Stop Somewhere, by T. E. Carter

Summary:¬†Ellie starts her freshman year of high school simply wanting to blend in, but when the handsome and rich Caleb starts flirting with her, she starts craving more – romantic love. But then, Ellie is brutally raped… My Thoughts:¬†This was a hard book for me to read, and it was clearly written by an author … Continue reading I Stop Somewhere, by T. E. Carter