Monthly Archives: May 2014

Book #9: Wizards First Rule

For years I have avoided the fantasy epics. Not because I had never read one before, but because of their covers. Whenever I saw one of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time Books I thought of elves and men going … Continue reading

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Book #8: Eon

I’m becoming burned out with YA Fiction. I took a YA Literature and Children’s Literature class last semester and had to read over thirty YA novels; not to mention all the ones I read on my own time. Therefore I … Continue reading

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Book #7: The Gifts of Imperfection

This is a book for everyone, and I mean everyone. There are a lot of inspirational and self-help books that work for some people but just don’t resonate with others. The topic of this book will speak on some level … Continue reading

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Book #6: The Rithmatist

I enjoy Brandon Sanderson’s work because he likes to do things a little differently than what is commonly found in fantasy novels. When there is powerful magic in a fiction story the main character is usually a part of it. … Continue reading

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Book #5: The Rook

Daniel O’Malley’s debut novel starts off running and doesn’t slow until the final page. It was recommended to me by my brother and I have since recommended it to several others. Not surprisingly, I have yet to find someone who … Continue reading

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Book #4: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

I will be skipping several books as I want to talk about the one I just read while it is still firm in my mind. After reading it, I have reaffirmed a conclusion that I have again and again when … Continue reading

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Book #3: Outliers

I’m not a big nonfiction reader. I started experimenting with the genre several months ago when I was required to read a young adult biography of James Madison called The Great Little Madison. After reading it I realized how little … Continue reading

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