2014 Reading: #33 Michael Morpurgo’s Only Remembered

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I received this book from Netgalley to provide an honest review. I like Michael Morpurgo and I like history, so when I saw the two combined, I was quite excited. However, this book isn’t written by Morpurgo, it is edited by him. This is a collection of memories and reflections from celebrities on World War […]

Brilliant by Roddy Doyle

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Addition:Netgalley review e-book Genre: Young adult Published: 2014 Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: When Uncle Ben’s Dublin business fails, it’s clear to Gloria and Raymond that something is wrong. He just isn’t his usual cheerful self. So when the children overhear their granny saying that the Black Dog has settled on Ben’s back and he won’t be OK until […]

Don’t Even Think It by Sarah Mlynowski

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Addition:Netgalley review e-book Genre: Young adult Published: 2014 Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: When Class 10B got their flu shots, they expected some side effects. Maybe a sore arm. Maybe a headache. They definitely didn’t expect to get telepathy. But suddenly they could hear what everyone was thinking. Their friends. Their teachers. Their parents. Now they all know that […]

2014 Reading: #21 Sarah Mlynowski’s Don’t Even Think It

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Book number 21 in 2014 was a Netgalley review book: Don’t Even Think It by Sarah Mlynowski. Thank you to Netgalley and Hatchett Children’s Books. I haven’t read a book by Sarah Mlynowski before, although she has written many books, including the Whatever After Series. I enjoyed this novel. I was attracted to this book […]

The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth

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Divergent Addition: E-book Genre: Young adult Published: 2011 Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of […]