Publisher: Scholastic

A Narrator with PTSD & the Need for Answers – See How They Run {Review}

Posted August 8, 2016 in Reading, Review / 0 Comments

A Narrator with PTSD & the Need for Answers – See How They Run {Review}See How They Run by Ally Carter
Series: Embassy Row #2
Publisher: Scholastic (2015)
Paperback (336 pages)
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Also by this author: All Fall Down
Also in this series: All Fall Down
Reading Challenges: Read 2016

Synopsis

Inside every secret, there's a world of trouble. Get ready for the second book in this new series of global proportions--from master of intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Ally Carter.
Grace's past has come back to hunt her . . . and if she doesn't stop it, Grace isn't the only one who will get hurt. Because on Embassy Row, the countries of the world stand like dominoes, and one wrong move can make them all fall down.
The twists get twistier and the turns get even more shocking in the second thrilling installment of Embassy Row.

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The Ending of an Era – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows {Review}

Posted July 30, 2016 in Reading, Review / 0 Comments

The Ending of an Era – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows {Review}Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J K Rowling
Series: Harry Potter #7
Publisher: Scholastic (2007)
Hardcover (759 pages)
Rating:
Also by this author: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Also in this series: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Reading Challenges: 2016 Backlist Books, 2016 Re-Reading, Read 2016

Synopsis

Harry is waiting in Privet Drive. The Order of the Phoenix is coming to escort him safely away without Voldemort and his supporters knowing - if they can. But what will Harry do then? How can he fulfil the momentous and seemingly impossible task that Professor Dumbledore has left him?

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My Top 3 Uses for Felix Felicis from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted June 16, 2016 in Reading, Review / 0 Comments

My Top 3 Uses for Felix Felicis from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J K Rowling
Series: Harry Potter #6
Publisher: Scholastic (2005)
Hardcover (652 pages)
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Also by this author: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Also in this series: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Reading Challenges: 2016 Backlist Books, 2016 Re-Reading, Read 2016

Synopsis

The war against Voldemort is not going well; even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of the Daily Prophet, looking for familiar names. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses.
And yet...
As in all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate — and lose a few eyebrows in the process. The Weasley twins expand their business. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Classes are never straightforward, though Harry receives some extraordinary help from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince.
So it's the home front that takes center stage in the multilayered sixth installment of the story of Harry Potter. Here are Hogwarts, Harry will search for the full and complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort — and thereby find what may be his only vulnerability.

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101 Reactions to Rereading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix {Review}

Posted June 4, 2016 in Reading, Review / 5 Comments

101 Reactions to Rereading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix {Review}Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J K Rowling
Series: Harry Potter #5
Publisher: Scholastic (2003)
Hardcover (870 pages)
Rating:
Also by this author: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Also in this series: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Reading Challenges: 2016 Backlist Books, 2016 Re-Reading, Read 2016

Synopsis

Harry Potter is due to start his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. His best friends Ron and Hermione have been very secretive all summer and he is desperate to get back to school and find out what has been going on. However, what Harry discovers is far more devastating than he could ever have expected...
Suspense, secrets and thrilling action from the pen of J.K. Rowling ensure an electrifying adventure that is impossible to put down.

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Why Does The Raven Cycle Have to Be Over?? – The Raven King {Review}

Posted May 9, 2016 in Reading, Review / 0 Comments

Why Does The Raven Cycle Have to Be Over?? – The Raven King {Review}The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
Series: The Raven Cycle #4
Publisher: Scholastic (2016)
Audiobook
{11 hours and 51 minutes} (438 pages)
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Also by this author: Shiver, The Scorpio Races, The Raven Boys
Also in this series: The Raven Boys, The Dream Thieves, Blue Lily, Lily Blue
Reading Challenges: Read 2016

Synopsis

Nothing living is safe. Nothing dead is to be trusted.
For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king. One by one, he’s drawn others into this quest: Ronan, who steals from dreams; Adam, whose life is no longer his own; Noah, whose life is no longer a lie; and Blue, who loves Gansey…and is certain she is destined to kill him.
Now the endgame has begun. Dreams and nightmares are converging. Love and loss are inseparable. And the quest refuses to be pinned to a path.

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