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Teen and Young Adult

The Program by Susan Young| Berg’s Book Club

  Book Title: The Program Book Author: Susan Young Book Series: N/A Genre: Teen and YA, Dystopoan First Published: March 2013 Star Rating⭐⭐⭐ This book was another one of my pop-sugar prompts: A book about a problem facing society today. I chose this book for this particular prompt because I feel that mental health is an issue facing modern day society, along with other disabilities. Especially with the trouble we are having with […]

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Blame by Simon Mayo| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Blame Book Author: Simon Mayo Book Series: N/A Genre: Teen & YA, Dystopia, Sci-fi First Published: July 2016 Star Rating⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ One word to describe this book: WOW! It is a book set in the not so distant future, following the journey of Ant and her little brother, Matthew. I heard about this book after going to a joint talk with authors Phillip Reeve and Simon Mayo. Both authors had a lot of interesting things […]

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“Eragon” (The Inheritance Cycle, #1) by Christopher Paolini Book Review | The Sunday Review

Originally posted on It’s Me, Lizzie!:
After some downtime, the Sunday Review is back with a vengeance! A … fairly gentle vengeance, but a vengeance. Today, we’ll be taking a look at something which is fairly nostalgic for me, and which holds a lot of weight as something to endlessly rant about. Yes, we’ll be looking at that classic in the realm of hatedom: Christopher Paolini’s Eragon. It’s got swords.…

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Fearless | Berg’s Book Club

 It’s not often I give a book five stars, but this book I have loved since secondary school (High School). Why do I love it? Tim Lott is able to create believable characters from the get-go, I’ll explain more but first, here is a short synopsis of the plot. City Community Faith School is an institution purporting to be a girl only boarding school. No one visits and children do […]

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Existence | | Berg’s Book Club

This week is the last Wednesday of December and I have decided to participate in the Popsugar reading challenge of 2018. So for this week, I am going to review a book by Abbi Glines: Existence. I am also going to tell you about the Popsugar challenge. Book Review First is the book: Existence is about the girl Death falls in love with. I read the book before and remember enjoying it at […]

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“A Study in Scarlet” | It’s Me Lizzie Book Review

Originally posted on It’s Me, Lizzie!:
Title: A Study in Scarlet Series: Sherlock Holmes, #1 Author: Arthur Conan Doyle Published: Enhanced Media Publishing, March 2017 (originally published 1887) Genre: Mystery, Classic Rating: ★★★★ Amazon | Goodreads ? ? Goodreads Synopsis: A Study in Scarlet  is the first story to feature Sherlock Holmes. The story opens with Holmes and Watson meeting each other for the first time, and their decision to become flat-mates at 221B Baker Street. Soon…

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“Banded” | It’s Me Lizzie Book Review

Originally posted on It’s Me, Lizzie!:
Title: Banded (Banded, #1) Author: Logan Byrne Published: April 2014 Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian Rating: Are you having a laugh mate? Amazon | Goodreads Goodreads Synopsis In dystopian Manhattan, society is divided into six zones, with each one representing a citizen’s benefit to society: Stalwart (strength), Astute (intelligence), Collusive (greed), Radiant (beauty), Quixotic (no life direction), and the Altruistic (willingness to help others). On a citizen’s sixteenth birthday,…

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