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Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is a very intriguing, though slightly disturbing, piece of literature. Margaret Atwood is here demonstrating in the extremeness and hence the dangers of a regression into totalitarianism. Many ties to other books such George Orwell’s 1984, seen in the control and […]

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If we kiss book report

If we kiss book report Haley Schweigert Period 5/6 The main character in this book is Charlotte but everyone calls her Charlie. Her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother, she is also 14 years old. One day before school Charlie kissed a boy named Kevin. She had always thought he was a […]

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Book Report

Book Report #8 Of Mice and Men (By:John Steinbeck) George and his simple minded friend, Lennie, were drifters; they wandered around looking jobs with nothing in the world except each other, and a dream. A dream that one day, they would have a piece of land for themselves. They went and found work on a […]

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Book Report #8

Kill Shakespeare: Part 1 All of William Shakespeare’s creations have come together in this one book.  There is conflict between the villains of his stories and the heroes, who try to stop them from killing the Wizard Shakespeare who is rumored to have a magical feather that allows him to create anything he desires.  The […]

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Book Report #7

The Two Towers In the very first chapter of this book we realize that while the company was searching for Frodo, who had by then departed down the river, that nearby their encampment was a group of orcs who had attacked the hobbits Merry and Pippin.  They were captured, but Boromir died trying to save […]

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Book Report #6

The Fellowship of the Ring Disaster is rising, and darkness is taking the land.  Saruman will stop for no one to take the One Ring from Frodo, a peaceful little hobbit, which is all he’ll need to control Middle Earth.  Frodo has never been too far away from his peaceful home in the Shire, but […]

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Book Report #5

The Island of Tamarind Maya, her brother Simon and baby sister Penny have been living on a ship for all of their lives.  Their parents are marine biologists and constantly need to be out at sea, and lately they have been finding strange glowing creatures.  Maya hates living on a ship without any friends, and […]

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Book Report 8 – The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis

Narnia was once again in trouble. An ape and some people were using a false Aslan to take over Narnia. Furthermore, the king was captured and Narnia fell under Calormen. Eustace and Jill were called into Narnia and they help the king and his unicorn. Although they had caught the imposter, which was a donkey […]

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Book Report 7 – Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz

Alex Rider, a teenage MI6 agent was on vacation in the south of France with Sabina, his friend. He spotted Yassen Gregorovich, a contract killer, and the man who’d killed his uncle. He wanted to be free from this, to have a normal life so he ignored Yassen. However, it was not possible for him […]

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Book Report 6 – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis

Edmund and Lucy had been pulled into Narnia again with their cousin, Eustace, through a painting. They were pulled into the sea, and then they were helped onto the Dawn Treader. On board the Dawn Treader, Edmund and Lucy met their old friend, King Caspian, who was sailing east to find all the lords that […]

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Book Report 5 – Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Rebecca Bloomwood was a financial journalist. Her job was to give financial advices to people, the only thing was that she had a financial problem. She had been receiving letters from her bank and from VISA, saying that she was in debt, large debts. She tried many ways as possible to avoid meeting with the […]

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Book Report 4 – The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

At Colonel Bantry’s house, an unknown body had been found in the library. Mrs. Bantry called Ms. Marple, her friend and a detective at once. From the body, the police were able to count many people in as suspects. The police and Ms. Marple continued their investigation, however, another crime occurred. The evidences seemed not […]

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Book Report 3 – Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

Bobby Phillips woke up one day finding himself invisible, and in this book “Things Not Seen” by Andrew Clements, this teenage boy tried to find a way to return to normal. With his Dad only working on the theories, Bobby had to find answers to this by himself. He went outside, either completely covered up […]

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Book Report #8: Desire Lines

16 year old Walker is an average teenager living in Florida. The novel is set around the present day.   Walker prefers to live by his own desires rather than by the rules.  He often gets into trouble but still feels comfortable to live in an uncontrolled life.  Until one day, he discovers a secret: two […]

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Book Report #7: The Cure

John and Aileen Crowley were going through their best moments in their lives.  They had everything a parent wanted: a Harvard Business School degree, a great job, three children, and a new house.  When the doctors diagnosed their two youngest children with Pompe disease, everything in their life changed.  The Crowleys were told that Pompe […]

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Book Report #6: The Falls

15 year old Jay Hunter has a dream: to get away from the Falls.  He finds life in this tourist town to be uninteresting which proves why he’ll never be anything in his life.  Jay’s life begins to turn around when his mother reveals an astonishing family history.  Jay learns that his great grandfather was […]

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Book report #8 ~ survival in the storm~

Survival in the storm By: Katelan Janke This book is made from the diary written by a 12 years old girl Grace Edwards. It’s a diary about how she suffered through “dust of bowl” which occurred around 1935. Her father was a farmer and they had hard time surviving due to the affect of the […]

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Book report #7 ~ i am number 4~

Book report #7 I am number 4 by Pittacus Lore This book is about the nine children who were sent to the earth with their guardian when their original planet “Lorien” was destroyed by the invaders. They look like humans but they have special powers we humans dream of having, such as invisibility power or […]

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Book Report #8 – Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

The novel Summer Sisters by Judy Blume is told over a period of six summers, about two best friends: Vix and Caitlin. From the very beginning, Caitlin dazzled Vix and urged her into a world of opportunity and adventure. Summer Sisters is an unforgettable story of two women, two families, and the friendships that contour […]

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Book Report #7 – Identical

The poetry novel Identical by Ellen Hopkins is a creatively written story about twin sisters and how they live their lives after a traumatic car accident, a premature death. Conventional wisdom holds that twins, especially identical, hold a greater connection than any other siblings can. Ellen Hopkins uses this knowledge to create a gripping story […]

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Book Report #6 – The Kite Runner

The novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini illustrates the life of two young boys living in current Afghanistan. The novel spans multiple countries and decades, but the core of The Kite Runner is based in Afghanistan. This novel is about a strained relationship between a father and his son, and a boy and his […]

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Book Report #5 – The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This book consists of letters written to an unidentified person written by Charlie during his first year of high school. Charlie is a wallflower; he is shy and prone to depression but with the help of his new friends, Sam and Patrick, he learns to come to terms with his life and who he is. […]

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Book Report 7: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

Book Report 7 Author- Bill Bryon Genre- Memoir Bill Bryson strikes again with yet another brilliant novel! I would only chose to do a book report on the same author if he was completely deserving of it, but since this book was just another marvelous book, I decided to write about him again. However, instead […]

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Book Report – Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz

Book Report – Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz Alex Rider has thought that he was a normal kid, until he found out that his uncle and parents were both agents. After two long years, Alex had once again come into the world of spies. The Australian Secret Service wants him to work for them. They sent […]

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