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Nov 19, 2021

Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead is a thrilling and funny fiction novel by Rick Riordan. This book is about a guy named Magnus Chase.  He and his friends travel across the nine worlds in search of a way for them to defeat Loki and return him to his chains and delay Ragnarok at the same time. I love the way the author makes the most serious moments really funny and exciting. The sarcasm in this book is so funny and original, I couldn’t stop laughing! I recommend this book to anyone who wants a good laugh with adventure and fighting mixed in. That is why I rate Magnus Chase and the Ship of

Oct 21, 2021

Crooked Kingdom is #2 of the Six of Crows duology. It’s about an impossible heist completed by six unlikely friends that become family. The goal of the heist is to become incredibly rich, but the goal gets side-tracked as their story progresses.


Crooked Kingdom is so much fun. I rate it a 4 out of 5 because I wish it was longer and that my favorite character had longer chapters. The relationship dynamics are so fun. The fantasy world is well made and interesting. Especially when you get all of the perspectives that Bardugo provides. It has of the thrill a heist should have with

Oct 21, 2021

At 40 years old, Linus Baker is a quiet, simple man who lives a solitary, uneventful life. Every morning he goes to the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, where he works as a Case Worker writing report after report, either encouraging or discouraging the continuation of orphanages that serve as homes to children with magical abilities. In the evening, he returns to his tiny house, which is situated in the midst of hundreds of the same identically tiny houses. Rinse. Repeat. Rinse. Repeat. Linus Baker has grown accustomed to this routine that runs like clockwork, and likes his comfortable

Thorn by Intisar Khanani

Thorn

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Oct 21, 2021

A retelling of the Goose Girl, Khanani introduces us to Princess Alyrra who is soon to be betrothed to the Crown Prince Kestrin. She travels to his kingdom with her handmaiden where the Lady, a fae folk, switches their appearances and uses this to capture Kestrin. Distraught, Alyrra has to warn him of the fake princess and the soon coming danger to his life. She soon realizes that he’s aware of this, and Alyrra comes to accept her new life. She takes on the position of a goose girl and the new name of Thorn. The handmaiden sets out to make the goose girl’s life miserable, and Kestrin gets

Oct 21, 2021

Finding Dory was amazing to watch and look at. The animation was spectacular, the storyline was tremendous, and the parts where Dory forgot what she was saying and started all over again were funny. In this new and improved version of the original Finding Nemo, Dory is searching for her parents and gets lost throughout her journey. Dory is a fish who has short-term memory loss which makes her journey even harder. She meets new friends as Marl in and Nemo try to keep up with her and make sure she is safe. I had an amazing time watching Finding Dory and I highly recommend it to everyone because

Jan 15, 2021

Elizabeth Berg’s The Story of Arthur Truluv (2017) is a realistic fiction novel telling the interweaving stories of Maddy Harris, Arthur “Truluv” Moses, and Lucille Howard. One day, while Maddy is visiting the cemetery to escape her school lunchroom, she runs into Arthur, who is visiting his wife’s grave; they become fast friends and join forces to combat their loneliness –Maddy’s from the estrangement of her father and boyfriend and Arthur’s from the death of his wife. Lucille, Arthur’s next-door neighbor, soon meets Maddy, and the three come together and form a chosen family while they all