Monthly Archives: May 2015

Task 5: A Book with a Number in the Title – Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

With the arrival of the Great Recession there are many citizens who find themselves out of work with few prospects. Clay Jannon, a former web-designer is one such unfortunate individual. But his long period of unemployment finally comes to a … Continue reading

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Task 41: A Book by an Author I’ve Never Read Before – Wildwood

When Prue’s brother Mac is lifted out of the park and kidnapped by a murder of crows there is no other option: she must rescue him. But what begins as a simple search and rescue into the infamous Impassable Wilderness … Continue reading

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Task #39: A Book with Magic – Clariel

This really wasn’t a hard task to fulfill. In fact I’m quite certain that it is the easiest requirement in this book challenge. There are millions of books to choose from. So the question is, which book with magic did … Continue reading

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Task 36: A Book Set in High School – Iron Trials

So I fudged a little on this one. It doesn’t take place in high school per say… the students start when they are twelve, which is a little before high school, and they are at an underground academy where they … Continue reading

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Task 35: A Book Set in the Future – The Golden Transcendence

The climactic finish to the Golden Age Trilogy is here. And by ‘here’ I actually mean on my blog seeing as the book was published back in 2003. It was definitely climactic; with much more action, much less description, and … Continue reading

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Task 10: A Mystery or Thriller – Ripper

I’ve read one of Isabel Allende’s books in the past and it was a phenomenal read. For those of you who have read Isabel Allende’s debut novel, The House of Spirits, you will know for yourselves. For those who haven’t … Continue reading

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Task 9: A Book by a Female Author – The Elegance of the Hedgehog

I stumbled upon this book as a recommendation from my mom who, like myself, enjoys listening to audio books. And here I must confess that a couple of the books that I’ve reviewed are in fact books that I have … Continue reading

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