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Taken by Edward Bloor

Taken

By Edward Bloor
2
Rated by
Anonymous
Mar 11, 2022

Taken by Edward Bloor is a mystery/fantasy novel that explores the idea of what the future will be like. It's the year 2030 and kidnapping is one of the most lucrative industries. Charity Meyers, a daughter of a rich family, the prime target for kidnapping, was taken from her family. Following standard procedure, she keeps calm and waits for her parents to pay the ransom. When things don’t go as planned, Charity finds herself in the center of a larger scheme.

Teen Review
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire

By Suzanne Collins
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Jan 11, 2022

In the second book of The Hunger Games series Katniss is dealing with the aftermath of surviving The Hunger Games. She is very glad to be back home but nothing feels quite right. People in district 12 are being beaten, she is supposed to get married soon, a rebellion is starting, and her relationship with Peeta is almost invisible. Katniss and Peeta need to truly convince the citizens of Panem that they are madly in love. Katniss is dealing with all of this when the Quarter Quell challenge is announced.

Teen Review
Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3

3
Rated by
Marrick N.
Jan 11, 2022

Tobey Maguire reprises his role as Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, made in 2007. In the third installment of the franchise, Peter must go through the motions of vengeance and remorse while dealing with 2 of his most grueling foes yet, Venom (Topher Grace) and Sandman (Thomas Haden Church).

Teen Review
Cover photo of the book The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

By Suzanne Collins
5
Rated by
Anna S.
Jan 3, 2022

In this gripping novel, Katniss Everdeen is a 16-year-old girl living in a hopeless world. Her father has passed away. Her family barely has enough food to survive. Then it gets even worse. Katniss’ sister Prim gets selected to be a part of The Hunger Games. Katniss takes her sister's place and has to fight for her life in a game of death. Katniss is competing in the Games when her fellow contender Peeta, also from District 12, expresses his fondness of her. How will Katniss balance the need to live for her family and the way she feels for Peeta?

Teen Review

Divergent

By Veronica Roth
5
Rated by
Shreya A.
Dec 29, 2021

Divergent is a heartwarming and heart wrenching fictional novel by Veronica Roth. This book is about a girl named Beatris (she goes by Tris).  Since she is sixteen she has to choose between the 5 factions, Candor the honest, Amity the peaceful, Abnegation the selfless, Dauntless the brave, and Erudite the smart. Tris finds out that she is divergent. She chooses Dauntless and trains to get a good ranking.

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Spiderman Homecoming movie

Spider-Man Homecoming

3
Rated by
Marrick N.
Dec 20, 2021

Tom Holland plays Peter Parker in John Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming. After fighting with the Avengers and acquiring a new high-tech suit from Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Peter must return back to normal life. Living with his aunt May (Marisa Tomei), Peter must keep his identity a secret while trying to prove himself to be more than a friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man by facing his most threatening villain yet, the Vulture (Michael Keaton).

Teen Review
Spider-man 2

Spider-Man 2

5
Rated by
Marrick N.
Dec 16, 2021

Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker (Spider-Man) in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2, made in 2004. In the second installment of this franchise, Peter is torn on whether he should continue the mantle of Spider-Man, or put down the mask and pursue his love for Mary Jane (Kristen Dunst).His conflicts with his idol-turned villain, Dr. Otto Octavios (Alfred Molina), leaves him lost and makes him realize the struggle of living a double life.

Teen Review
Pray For Silence by Linda Castillo

Pray For Silence

By Linda Castillo
5
Rated by
John M.
Dec 16, 2021

Pray for Silence, the sequel to Sworn to Silence, again follows Chief of Police Kate Burkholder in the mixed Amish and “English” town of Painters Mill, Ohio. On a chilly night in October, a family of seven was found murdered on their farm. With little clue to work with, Kate is desperate to catch the murder, even if she has to put herself in danger.

Teen Review
Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge

Eeny Meeny

By M.J. Arlidge
3
Rated by
John M.
Dec 16, 2021

Two people wake up abducted, imprisoned, and left alone with a gun. Only one person will walk away. Detective Helen Grace faces off against a notorious anonymous serial killer, known for abducting victims in pairs and forcing them into traps similar to those seen in the Saw movies. After finishing Eeny Meeny, I was a little disappointed at the lack of character development.

Teen Review
Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

Sworn to Silence

By Linda Castillo
5
Rated by
John M.
Dec 13, 2021

Set in the rural town of Painters Mill, Ohio, a gruesome serial killer shattered the sense of safety held by the Amish and “English” residents. Now, sixteen years later, Kate Burkholder returns to Painters Mill as Chief of Police. All is well until a new body is found. Kate must prevent more deaths, and by doing so may put those who mean the most to her in danger.

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