Category: Giveaway Hop

Darkness and Light

Darkness and Light in Young Adult Books By Adam Burgess “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Steven Kloves Recently, an article was posted by the Wall Street Journal which set… Continue Reading “Darkness and Light”

Review: Stick by Andrew Smith

Stick by Andrew Smith Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 23 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Andrew Smith’s Stick is a powerful story about love and brotherhood.  Not since Brothers by Ted van Lieshout has there been such a touching, personal,… Continue Reading “Review: Stick by Andrew Smith”

Review: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand Final Verdict: 1.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 13 Plot/Story:  1 – Unbelievable Plot/Story. I must preface this review by stating that, having read Ayn Rand’s “About the Author” section, prior to reading this book, I commenced this monster with… Continue Reading “Review: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand”

Review: I’ll Get There. It Better be Worth the Trip by John Donovan

I’ll Get There. It Better Be Worth the Trip by John Donovan Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0   YTD:  5 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful   What is hardest to believe about I’ll Get There. It Better be Worth the… Continue Reading “Review: I’ll Get There. It Better be Worth the Trip by John Donovan”

Review: The Boy With the Cuckoo-Clock Heart by Mathias Malzieu

The Boy With the Cuckoo-Clock Heart by Mathias Malzieu Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 53 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Malzieu’s The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart is a fantastical tale of one boy’s struggle to love “normally” and… Continue Reading “Review: The Boy With the Cuckoo-Clock Heart by Mathias Malzieu”

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