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Fireborn: The Book that Proves a Sequel Can Outshine the Original

Why do authors do this to me? I mean, I know why, but why?! I just finished this book and I loved it… and yet I want to throw it across the room at the same time. Now I have … Continue reading

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14 – City of Blades:

To summarize in a sentence, this book, as well as its predecessor, are fictional manifestations of The Pedagogy of the Oppressed. What I found enlightening is that when one group is oppressed and given the opportunity to become the oppressors … Continue reading

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1 – Theft of Swords: A Criminal’s Hero Journey

I had heard a lot about these books prior to reading them. My brother-in-law recommended them highly and the reviews that I saw also gave it high acclaim, so I buckled under the pressure and read first book of the … Continue reading

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Task #3: A Book That Became a Movie – The Two Towers

My wife had never read these books or watched the movies, the latter because she wanted to read the books first. So to assist her with her most worthy goal I have been reading them aloud to her. She loved … Continue reading

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Task #16: A Book from an Author You Love that You Haven’t Read Yet – The Mayan Secrets

I’ve always found Clive Cussler’s novels to be both entertaining and relaxing. For anyone who has read any of his books the entertaining part is rather obvious; the reason for their calming affect isn’t the calm and easy-going nature of … Continue reading

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Task #44: A Book Set During Christmas: Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King

So this book isn’t really set during Christmas, but because it’s a fictional story of Nicholas St. North, aka Santa Clause, I considered it an appropriate book for the task. Pitch Black has been freed. Many years have passed since … Continue reading

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Task #13: A Book Set in a Different Country – The Alchemist

I have seen this book on the shelf of my college bookstore for over a year and every time I have wanted to engross myself in its pages. Then my mom gave it to me for my birthday and I … Continue reading

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