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Book Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Pages: 97 Genre: Classic/Fantasy/Children Publication Date: July 4, 1865 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Dreams, Curiosity, Identity, Growing Up Young Alice falls down a rabbit hole and into the land of Wonderland. There are many odd encounters, strange conversations, and several magical creatures. Will she make her way back home? One of major feelings I got while reading was trippy.…… Continue reading Book Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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ARC Review: Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

Pages: 208 Genre: Children/Fantasy Publication Date: May 1, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Rekindling Friendship, Imagination, Magic, Family, Helping One Another, Drought, Farm Life This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. After five years away, Livy returns back to Australia, with her mom and sister, to visit her grandmother. Since Livy was…… Continue reading ARC Review: Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

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Book Series Review: The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins

I have recently finished The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins. This is a children’s fantasy that follows a young boy named Gregor as he ventures to a whole new world under the ground, The Underland. Hence the name of the series. Why did I choose this series? Firstly, I chose this children’s series because I really enjoyed The…… Continue reading Book Series Review: The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins

Pages: 412 Genre: Fantasy/Children/Adventure Publication Date: April 3, 2007 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: War, Loss, Grief, Family, Love, Sibling Love, Death, Friendship, Trust, Persistence, Courage, Compromise War is upon the Underlanders and Gregor finds himself right in the middle of it. With the delusional and unstable Bane as the rat leader, the humans must find a way to protect their…… Continue reading Book Review: Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Gregor and the Marks of Secret by Suzanne Collins

Pages: 343 Genre: Fantasy/Children/Adventure Publication Date: May 1, 2006 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Loss, Grief, Family, Love, Sibling Love, Death, Friendship, Trust, Persistence, Courage, Acceptance As Gregor enters the Underland once again, something goes awry. The future queen, Luxa, receives a seemingly cryptic message. However, she knows exactly what it means. Something bad is happening to the Nibblers (mice), her friends. Their…… Continue reading Book Review: Gregor and the Marks of Secret by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

Pages: 356 Genre: Fantasy/Children/Adventure Publication Date: July 1, 2005 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Loss, Grief, Family, Love, Sibling Love, Family Income, Friendship, Trust, Persistence, Courage, Loyalty, Acceptance, Betrayal When a plague begins to inflict many in the Underland, the Underlanders are in need for Gregor to return. However, his mom is reluctant in allowing both Gregor and…… Continue reading Book Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins

Pages: 309 Genre: Fantasy/Children/Adventure Publication Date:  September 1, 2004 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Family, Love, Sibling Love, Family Income, Friendship, Trust, Persistence, Courage, Loyalty  Young Gregor is back in another adventure in this second installment of the Underland Chronicles.  Gregor is constantly trying to help his family: one parent who works a lot, another parent who is sick, his grandmother…… Continue reading Book Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins