Bream Gives Me Hiccups

Eisenberg's novel is absolutely brilliant, and everyone needs to read it.  He stunningly captures what it's like to be nine years old, which means you feel nine again, too. He points out things that may not have been obvious to an adult's mind, that will wow you. Although the entire story isn't about a nine year old … Continue reading Bream Gives Me Hiccups

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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock is one of the best novels I've read, hands down. If you didn't get excited about Herr Silverman, you are either a liar, or an idiot. You choose. The book is about a suicidal boy, who is saying goodbye to his four friends, and mother. He plans to shoot a boy named … Continue reading Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Everything, Everything

Nicola Yoon's story Everything, Everything, is a must read!  Yoon's story really makes you think, which is probably cliche, because all books should make you think. It's hilarious in a sincerity, sad, full of anguish, and most importantly, love. Our main character is Madeline Whittier a girl who has SKID row, and has never left … Continue reading Everything, Everything

Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25

My first thought when I saw this series is "Did they write another dystopian novel?!"I had just finished the Divergent and Maze Runner series and was looking for my next fix. It was SO worth it. The main character's name is Michael Vey, who is just another nerdy kid at his school. On top of that, he … Continue reading Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25