The Halloween Tree—Book Review

As always, book reviews are spoiler-free, designed to highlight the the best qualities of a book and examine its weaknesses. The Halloween Tree is a children's book by Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451. The story follows eight boys on a cinematic adventure through time and place on Halloween night. Here's what you should know: Read Aloud—The Halloween Tree begs... Continue Reading →

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Steelheart—Book Review

As always, the following book review is spoiler free, and highlights the most important qualities of the story. Steelheart is a novel by author Brandon Sanderson about a teenager named David and his quest for revenge on the superheroes (called epics) who have taken over a dystopian, techno-punk Chicago. Not a comic book, but feels... Continue Reading →

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time — Book Review

Note: This review, as always, is spoiler-free. I devoured Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in less than one day and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, it is NOT a children's book. The story follows a fifteen-year-old British boy named Christopher who sees the world in a strictly logical way as he... Continue Reading →

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