Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Lord Voldemort, the dark wizard responsible for the deaths of Harry's parents, is growing stronger. At the Quidditch World Cup, Voldemort's signature Dark Mark appears in the sky over the stadium, causing pandemonium. The lightning-bolt-shaped scar on Harry's forehead is sporadically causing him agonizing pain, and he is also hearing disturbing voices. … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Review

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Harry Potter's third year at Hogwarts is full of new dangers. A convicted murderer, Sirius Black, has broken out of Azkaban prison, and it seems he's after Harry. Now Hogwarts is being patrolled by the dementors, the Azkaban guards who are hunting Sirius. But Harry can't imagine that Sirius — or, for … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Review

A Conjuring of Light Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The battle between four magical Londons comes to a head in this stunning finale to the New York Times bestselling Shades of Magic trilogy by rising star V. E. Schwab Londons fall and kingdoms rise while darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire—and the fraught balance of magic blossoms into dangerous territory while heroes … Continue reading A Conjuring of Light Review 

A Gathering of Shadows Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Four months have passed since the mysterious stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London. In many ways, things … Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

A Darker Shade of Magic Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Prepare to be dazzled by a world of parallel Londons—where magic thrives, starves, or lies forgotten, and where power can destroy just as quickly as it can create. Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes—as such, he can choose where he lands. … Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Thirteen Reasons Why Review – Buddy Read with Debbie @ DebbiesLibrary

Synopsis from Edelweiss: You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret…is to press play. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker—his classmate and … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why Review – Buddy Read with Debbie @ DebbiesLibrary

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Review – Group Buddy Read!

Synopsis from Scholastic Inc: The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Review – Group Buddy Read!

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review – Group Buddy Read

Synopsis from Scholastic Inc: Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he's a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review – Group Buddy Read

Mockingjay Review

About: Mockingjay, 392 pages, is an adventure novel written by Suzanne Collins. This is book three of the series of 3 books (1. The Hunger Games, 2. Catching Fire, and 3. Mockingjay). They all have been re-created into movies. The first book was published in 9/14/2008, second in 9/1/2009, and third in 8/24/2010 by Scholastic Inc. … Continue reading Mockingjay Review

Catching Fire Review

About: Catching Fire, 391 pages, is an adventure novel written by Suzanne Collins. This is book two of the series of 3 books (1. The Hunger Games, 2. Catching Fire, and 3. Mockingjay). They all have been re-created into movies. The first book was published in 9/14/2008, second in 9/1/2009, and third in 8/24/2010 by Scholastic … Continue reading Catching Fire Review

The Hunger Games Review

About: The Hunger Games, 374 pages, is an adventure novel written by Suzanne Collins. This is book one of the series of 3 books (1. The Hunger Games, 2. Catching Fire, and 3. Mockingjay). They all have been re-created into movies. The first book was published in 9/14/2008, second in 9/1/2009, and third in 8/24/2010 by … Continue reading The Hunger Games Review

How to Win Friends & Influence People Review

About: How to Win Friends & Influence People, 288 pages, is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie. There has been many editions published since the first edition published in 1981 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. This book is famous and there have been more than 15 million copies sold in over 75 years in print. … Continue reading How to Win Friends & Influence People Review

Live and Learn and Pass It On Review

About: “Live and Learn and Pass It On” is also written by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., a favorite author of mines on these little advice books. This book has a different focus from the other, “Life’s Little Instruction Book.” The other book has advices and experiences through the author’s point of view. This book, however, … Continue reading Live and Learn and Pass It On Review

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Review

About: “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and it’s all small stuff,” written by Richard Carlson, Ph.D. He’s also the co-author of “Handbook for the Soul”. Dr. Carlson is a lecturer and a consultant on stress and happiness. This is a book that shows you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive … Continue reading Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Review