Monthly Archives: December 2013

Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Synopsis (from When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver—who alone holds memories of pain and pleasure in life. Now there can be no turning back from the truth. Continue reading


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Filed under Ages 10-12, Ages 13-15, Ages 15+, Books I Loved, Dystopian

Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Synopsis (from Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Continue reading


Filed under Ages 13-15, Ages 15+, Books I Loved, Contemporary