Month: November 2018

Bilbo’s Last Song by J. R. R. Tolkien: Book Review

“Farewell to Middle-Earth at Last, I see the star above your mast!” Bilbo’s Last Song is considered by many to be Tolkien’s epilogue to his classic work The Lord of the Rings. As Bilbo Baggins takes his final voyage to the Undying Lands, he must say goodbye to Middle-earth. Poignant and lyrical, the song is both a

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia #2)by C.S. Lewis: Book Review

“They say Aslan is on the move. Perhaps he has already landed,” whispered the Beaver. Edmund felt a sensation of mysterious horror. Peter felt brave and adventurous. Susan felt as if some delightful strain of music had just floated by. And Lucy got that feeling when you realise it’s the beginning of summer. So, deep

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The Magician’s Nephew (The Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis: Book Review

NARNIA…where the woods are thick and cold, where Talking Beasts are called to life…a new world where the adventure begins. Digory and Polly meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives burst into adventure when Digory’s Uncle Andrew, who thinks he is a magician, sends them hurtling to…somewhere else. They find

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The 100 (The 100 #1) by Kass Morgan: Book Review

No one has set foot on Earth in centuries — until now. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents — considered expendable by society — are being sent on a dangerous mission: to recolonize the planet. It could be their second

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The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo: Book Review

In 1907, fourteen-year-old Laura, living with her family on one of the stormy Isles of Scilly, records in her diary how her dream of participating in a shipwreck rescue is finally realized. – Goodreads My Review My Rating: 4/5 What a beautiful book. It was a quick read – well worth 30 minutes of anyone’s

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The Well of Ascension (Mistborn #2) by Brandon Sanderson: Book Review

Vin, the street urchin who has grown into the most powerful Mistborn in the land, and Elend Venture, the idealistic young nobleman who loves her, must build a healthy new society in the ashes of an empire. Three separate armies attack. As the siege tightens, an ancient legend seems to offer a glimmer of hope.

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