Letter to Patricia McCormick

Dear Patricia McCormick, I recently read your novel ‘Never Fall Down’ and have really enjoyed the book. I really transforms my view on war as I can finally see war from the perspective of someone living and experiencing it. The way you put the reader in the shoes of Arn and let us feel every…

BOOK LADDER 2017

How have you built a reading life? I have built a reading life by always having a book with me when I have time. I also try to make time in my day to read, even if it is just for 10 minutes. I am constantly looking for a good book i can enjoy. How…

The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

The Book Thief is a novel written by Markus Zusak. It is a story narrated by ‘Death’. Death tells the story of a girl, Liesel Meminger. The story is set in a sad neighborhood on Himmel Street, in the fictional town of Molching, Germany. The story starts in 1939 in the beginning of WW2 and…

Shatter Me- Tahere Mafi

Shatter Me is a novel written by Tahere Mafi. It is about a girl who realized she had something different from the normal human being. She had a disease that could severely hurt or even kill anyone she comes in contact with, so in result of that, she was locked up in a mental hospital…

Before I Go To Sleep-S.J. Watson

Before I Go To Sleep written by S.J. Watson is a thriller about a 40+ year old lady who got into an accident as a young adult and lost her memory. Christine Lucas’ case isn’t very normal as she wakes up everyday as a younger version of herself and remembers most things that happened before…

Never Fall Down-Patricia McCormick

The novel ‘Never Fall Down’ by Patricia McCormick is a very inspiring and powerful book. The book is about a boy, Arn, who lived through the Khmer Rouge. The book starts of with Arn’s joyful life in Cambodia with his siblings and parents. The novel takes you through the ups and downs of Arn’s life….

The Scarlet Ibis-James Hurst

  The Scarlet Ibis is about a boy named Doodle who is born mentally and physically challenged. Doodle was a disappointment to the family. His brother has always dreamed about having a brother who could be normal and play ball with him but obviously doodle wasn’t the one to do that with him. The brother…