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Daily Archives: July 6, 2016

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky This truly is a coming of age story told from one-ninth grader’s perspective. Charlie writes in diary format, which is entertaining because he tells his story exactly the way he thinks thoughts in his head. He is not your most popular character in the social scene, but he finds a place for himself. His diary opens our eyes to the random situations you find yourself dealing with when you enter high school. If you’re in high school, you can relate. If you’re about to go into high…

Beastly

Beastly by Alex Flinn Reading Beastly was like eating the most decadently addictive, gooey, fudge cookie I could get my hands on. Once I started, I couldn’t put it down. I wanted more of author Alex Flinn and to explore her listopia of books like a giddy kid in a candy store. Why you will like it: Set in New York City, a modern Beauty and the Beast, Flinn intertwines multiple fairy tale based characters and modernizes the theme by engaging them in an online web chat to narrate all scenes of the novel. It’s witty, comedic, and…

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks Advanced Reading!  If you enjoy the feeling of being freaked out while reading at night before bed, losing sleep because you wake up sweating from nightmares, or getting in trouble at school because you can’t stop reading a book and focus on your work, then pick up this creepy Zombie Apocalypse novel. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War It’ll be like the cookie you know you shouldn’t be eating, but keep shoving in your mouth anyway. The comprehension level is…