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REVIEW: Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

REVIEW: Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars, Genre: Contemporary Fiction (WARNING), Pages: 225, Level: Easy Book Description: “A billion husbands are about to be replaced.” From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes this novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing … Continue reading

REVIEW: Specials (Uglies #3) by Scott Westerfeld

REVIEW: Specials (Uglies #3) by Scott Westerfeld

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars, Genre: Dystopian Fiction, Pages: 372, Level: Easy Book Description: “Special Circumstances”: The words have sent chills down Tally’s spine since her days as a repellent, rebellious ugly. Back then Specials were a sinister rumor- frighteningly beautiful, dangerously strong, breathtakingly fast. Ordinary pretties might live their whole lives without meeting … Continue reading

REVIEW: Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk

REVIEW: Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 304, Reading Level: Intermediate Book Description: When the plot of your first novel partially hinges on anarchist overthrows funded by soap sales, and the narrative hook of your second work is the black box recorder of a jet moments away from slamming into the Australian outback, … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

REVIEW: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Pages: 313, Reading Level: Easy Book Description: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid … Continue reading

REVIEW: A Darkness Shattered by Bruce Clothier

REVIEW: A Darkness Shattered by Bruce Clothier

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars, Genre: Zombies, Pages: 204, Reading Level: Easy Book Description: Expect something very different in this gripping story of the zombie apocalypse. This detailed and fast-paced thriller gives you a roller coaster ride with alternating scenes of tense, exciting action and heartbreaking pain. Michael Nelson’s world has suddenly been ripped … Continue reading

REVIEW: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

REVIEW: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 310, Reading Level: Easy Book Description: I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school- until now. He’s about to start 5th grade at … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

REVIEW: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 552, Level: Easy Book Description: It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing … Continue reading

REVIEW: Room by Emma Donoghue

REVIEW: Room by Emma Donoghue

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 321, Level: Easy Book Description: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him … Continue reading