Book Reviews

Review: The Gilded Wolves

I borrowed this book from the library several months ago now--during my summer holidays--and I read it promptly, but I haven't been very proactive in writing the review for it. Luckily, I take notes after finishing a book so that everything I want to write about it is fresh down on the page for me to revisit. Before I get into a new review, I figure I might as well catch myself up and write the ones I've been putting off. So, here I am drinking peppermint tea and freaking out about this intricately gorgeous cover that holds an even more intricate and gorgeous story...

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Code Name Verity

After getting this at my favorite second-hand bookstore, I had high expectations. The synopsis and quotes on the cover from places like the New York Times made it sound like such a good book. Let’s just say that as of this moment, I finished it ten minutes ago. I still am not sure how my expectations of this book effected my reading experience, but it was a rollercoaster...

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The Book Thief

I had noticed this book from time to time, but I never actually read it until just recently. In my English class, we had to pick a book out of about ten options for our literature group to read and discuss over the next two weeks. When I saw that this was one of the options to pick from, I was excited. It looked like the most interesting choice (also the longest to some of my group’s dismay). Luckily, the rest of the group did agree and we picked The Book Thief...