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Legend by Marie Lu*****

This book is an easy read for non-readers. It was very easy to understand, and it was entertaining book. Also book describe characters’ emotions and situation really well. And I like the part that there was two main character, June and Day, and the point of view was switching between

Halo: Hunters in the Dark by Peter David ****

I liked the background stories for each of the characters that were introduced. There wasn't really anything I disliked or challenged me. Nothing confused me. What made me think is the characters and what role they took in the Halo games. The book starts off with Luther who recalls a

Romiette and Julio by Sharon Draper ****

I recommend the book, Romiette and Julio, because it caught my attention when I saw the title. We read the play, Romeo and Juliet in ninth grade, so I already knew that story. The novel, Romiette and Julio, is set in more present times. The two main characters, Romiette and

Allegiant by Veronica Roth *****

First of all, I want to say this is not the first book. It is a series and you should read Divergent and Insurgent before this one. This book is a solid A. Veronica Roth couldn't have told the story of a brave, daring girl better than she did. The

Perfect by Ellen Hopkins *****

The book Perfect by: Ellen Hopkins is about four high school seniors: Cara, Kendra, Sean, and Andre. Each of them are struggling with their own issue. Cara is trying to live up to her parents expectations while at the same time struggling with her sexuality. Kendra is in beauty pageants

The Things We Carried by Tim O’Brian ****

Although this novel is sold as fiction, this novel is thought to be a collection of Tim O’Brien’s experiences in the Vietnam War. He speaks about many of his war buddies. He talks about the mood and tonality of the war, the scenic and yet disgusting terrain, and his injury.

Hidden by Helen Frost ****

Hidden by Helen Frost is a beautiful story based on two little girls (Darra and Wren) from two different worlds. Different colors, different live, yet on the same path to discovering a most unlikely friendship. Darra is from a family that is struggling in life and the only way

The Way of Shadows by Brett Weeks *****

The Night Angel Trilogies’ first book, The Way of Shadows, takes place in the medieval world of Midcryu. The story takes place in the poor district, The Warrens, of the capital city of the country Cenaria. Azoth, an orphan boy who is a part of the Black Dragon Guild, only

The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud ****

The trilogy is a story about a magician’s apprentice, Nathaniel, who is trying to get revenge on a rival magician, Simon Lovelace. He tries to do this by attempting to steal a certain magical artifact from him, “The Amulet of Samarkand.” However, he catches wind of a coup to overthrow

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry *****

Kira lost her father to the beast in the fields shortly after she was born. Born, she was with a twisted leg and used a walking stick to get around. After her mother passes she is alone with nothing left but the threading skills which she was taught by her

The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon *****

A young author called David Martin moves in an old house rumored to be haunted. He brushes away these warnings without a second thought until he continuously encounters the mysterious Andreas Corelli, who hires him for a peculiar job. David works harder and harder on his writing but spirals further