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Kubo and the Two Strings

By Laika
5
Rated by Rachel C.
Jun 20, 2017

"If you must blink, do it now. Pay careful attention to everything you see and hear, no matter how unusual it may seem. And please be warned, if you fidget, if you look away, if you forget any part of what I tell you, even for an instant, then our hero will surely perish."


Thus begins the saga of Kubo.


I don't want to give away plot details, so I'll talk about themes. There is exploration of family, both good and bad. Well-meaning relatives can want what they feel is best for you, but still be hurting you. But the ones who shelter you, no matter how flawed, will do their best by you

Ender's Game

By Orson Scott Card
4
Rated by Hope H.
Nov 25, 2014

Confession #1: I shy away from Science Fiction.Confession #2: I checked this out because the audiobook was readily available... Confession #3: And maybe because there was a lot of buzz about the movie.


And you know what? I liked it. A lot. So much that I immediately started listening to another book in the series because I couldn't compel myself to finish my weekend housework unless my mind was in the universe of Ender Wiggin.


Admittedly, it took awhile getting used to young children conversing in such a mature tone, but the characters drew me in. Ender is unrealistically pure, a type of