Category Archives: Young Adult

Catching up on the books I’ve read

While I intend to return to book blogging I’m not sure how I feel about reviewing the books I read. My “reviews” have always been short no matter how I feel about the book I’ve read. Then again perhaps the … Continue reading

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Title: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1: The Lightning Thief Author: Rick Riordan Publication Date: March 2006 ISBN: 978-0786838653 Number of Pages: 400 What if the gods of Olympuswere alive in the 21st Century? What if they still fell in … Continue reading

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“Zahrah the Windseeker” by Nnedi Okorafor

Title: “Zahrah the Windseeker” Author: Nnedi Okorafor Publication Date: February 2008 ISBN: 9780547020280 Number of Pages: 320 In the northern Ooni Kingdom fear of the unknown runs deep, and children born dada are rumored to have special powers. Thirteen year … Continue reading

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“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman

“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman Publication Date: September 2008 ISBN: 9780060530921 Number of Pages: 320 Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a sprawling … Continue reading

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