Tag: Laurie Halse Anderson

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Three End of Series Mini-Reviews

Three End of Series Mini-Reviews

As I keep mentioning, I’m so far behind on reviews!  So, to speed things up, you should continue to expect mini-reviews like what I’m posting today.  I finished up three series finally over the past two months, so let’s do a quick reflection on them, and then the blurb from Goodreads.  Ashes (Seeds of America… Read more »

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Forge (Chains #2) by Laurie Halse Anderson

Forge (Chains #2) by Laurie Halse Anderson

This is book #7 in my goal for my September is for Sequels Challenge.  Again, it wasn’t on my original list of sequels to fulfill my goal, but it was one I’d been wanting to read for awhile, and I’d checked it out from my school library last May at the end of the school… Read more »

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Gateway 1:  Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Gateway 1: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

This was my first read for the 2011-2012 Gateway Award Possible Nominees. The title didn’t give me any idea what it was going to be about. However, I should have known from reading Speak by this same author that this would be a very deep story. This was a VERY hard book to read. Yes,… Read more »

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Book Review 3:  Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Book Review 3: Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

This is the 2nd book I’ve read by Laurie Halse Anderson, the first being Speak, a REALLY good book. This also turned into being a pretty good book. It is about a slave girl named Isabel and her younger sister Ruth. It is taking place during the time of the American Revolution. Which actually is… Read more »

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Still on track with book number 3

This is going to be a quick blog, because tonight I need to finish book number 3 to stay on track. But I have less than 100 pages left, so shouldn’t be a problem. This is also turning out to be a really good book. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson. Got to have dinner with… Read more »

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Book Review 2:  The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Book Review 2: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Well, when I finished this book I have to say my opinion improved. I still like Hunger Games better though. The book starts out with the man Jack who has just killed a mother, father, and child, and is looking for the baby of the family to finish the job. Somehow the baby crawls out… Read more »

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