The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

October 30, 2011 Reviews 0

Suzanne Collins is an American novelist, who has written children’s tv shows for Nickelodeon, and in 2008, published her most famous work, a young adult novel called The Hunger Games. This book, along with the sequels Catching Fire and Mockingjay, form the Hunger Games trilogy. Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired the rights to a film adaptation of The Hunger Games, which will be adapted by Collins herself. 

Winning will make you famous. Losing means certain death.

In a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. The place formerly known as North America is now divided...

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The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

October 30, 2011 Reviews 1 ★★★★

A wonderful climax to a spellbinding trilogy, The High Lord lived up to all my expectations. It is a great culmination of Sonea’s adventures as the only slum dweller to be accepted into the ranks of the Magician’s Guild. Canavan’s storytelling is brilliant and makes it easy for readers to…

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The Novice by Trudi Canavan

The Novice by Trudi Canavan

October 28, 2011 Reviews 1 ★★★★

The Novice follows immediately from The Magician’s Guild with Sonea’s acceptance into the ranks of the Guild. She struggles to find her place among the other novices who are sourced from the influential Houses of Imardin. One student in particular, Regin, takes exception to Sonea’s skills in magic and attempts…

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The Magician’s Guild by Trudi Canavan

The Magician’s Guild by Trudi Canavan

October 24, 2011 Reviews 0

This is a light, entertaining book that I enjoyed reading. The action takes place mainly in the slums of Kyralia and the Magician’s Guild, both of which were wonderfully realised. While there wasn’t a strong sense of place in the book because only the two of these places was described…

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L.M. Montgomery

October 21, 2011 Bookish 0

There is such a place as fairyland – but only children can find the way to it. And they do not know that it is fairyland until they have grown so old that they forget the way. One bitter day, when they seek it and cannot find it, they realize…

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Prized by Caragh O’brien

Prized by Caragh O’brien

October 20, 2011 Reviews 0

Caragh O’brien is an American writer who has studied literature and creative writing. She currently teaches at a high school in Connecticut and has published many romance novels for adults. Birthmarked, the first book in the Birthmarked trilogy, is her first young adult novel. The second book in the series, Prized, is due for…

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Birthmarked by Caragh O’brien

Birthmarked by Caragh O’brien

October 20, 2011 Reviews 0

Caragh O’brien is an American writer who has studied literature and creative writing. She currently teaches at a high school in Connecticut and has published many romance novels for adults. Birthmarked, the first book in the Birthmarked trilogy, is her first young adult novel. The second book in the series, Prized,…

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George R. R. Martin

October 17, 2011 Bookish 0

We read fantasy to find the colors again, I think. To taste strong spices and hear the songs the sirens sang. There is something old and true in fantasy that speaks to something deep within us, to the child who dreamt that one day he would hunt the forests of…

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