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The Fire Wish– A Review

The Fire Wish– A Review

My Thoughts The Fire Wish is an enjoyable book for anyone interested in fantasy fiction. This book is strong in the use of the world Lough has set it in. The description of the world is extremely well done. Readers will finish this book wishing to go to the Jinni cavern as well as the […]

Posted July 11, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 0 Comments
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Monster– A Review

Monster– A Review

My Thoughts Monster provided a unique look at the prejudice and misunderstandings of African Americans. Steve Harmon’s story was a look into Harlem culture specifically. This book examines innocence in light of prejudice. Readers will finish this book feeling a sense of understanding towards African American culture, a sad sense of understanding. This book is a […]

Posted June 28, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 2 Comments
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Speak– A Review

Speak– A Review

My Thoughts Speak is a highly controversial book for some people. Many people have banned it due to the content matter. It should be known that the topic of rape is heavily discussed in this book, thus why many people have issues with the book. Ultimately, this is a fantastic book to have on one’s shelf, […]

Posted June 22, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 1 Comment
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Out of Darkness– A Review

Out of Darkness– A Review

My Thoughts Out of Darkness is a tough book to read due to dark themes, but readers should not be dissuaded. This book puts a spotlight on racism in the south. East Texas during the 1930’s was a highly racist time period for anyone who was not white. This book dives into racism that is […]

Posted June 15, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 1 Comment
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Z for Zachariah– A Review

Z for Zachariah– A Review

My Thoughts Z for Zachariah is a classic novel in YA literature. This book is told in a diary format which lends well to newer readers. This novel is strong for the simple language and the attention to detail. Diary formats are great for younger and newer readers because it allows the reader an easier […]

Posted June 11, 2017 by Aleya in aleya, College Assignment, Reviews / 0 Comments
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The Arrival – A Review

The Arrival – A Review

This is a title I was not expecting to pick up. I’d had another book planned for the graphic novel portion of our reviews to do, but that one was checked out. Instead I found this silent masterpiece and I’m definitely impressed. Bibliography Tan, Shaun. The Arrival. New York, Arthur A. Levine Books, 2006. ISBN 9780439895293. Critical […]

Posted December 2, 2016 by Aleya in aleya, books, College Assignment, Reviews / 1 Comment
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The Graveyard Book – A Review

The Graveyard Book – A Review

The first one (for this section) I picked up was Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. For those that don’t already know, I adore Gaiman’s work. I’ve read all of Sandman and it’s a must read. I’ve also read Neverwhere (both regular print and a graphic novel adaptation). I’ve even listened to Trigger Warning and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Gaiman […]

Posted November 30, 2016 by Aleya in aleya, books, College Assignment, Reviews / 1 Comment
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