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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is about a contest within a virtual world called the OASIS, the prize being the multibillion dollar fortune left by the game's creator, James Halliday. The challenge is a search for his hidden egg in OASIS. Avatars searching for the egg (aka gunters) have to find three keys and… Continue reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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Stolen by Lucy Christopher Review

Stolen is about a girl named, Gemma, who gets kidnapped from the airport by Ty. He takes her away from everything and everyone she knows to a make shift house, surrounded by sand, middle of nowhere. Throughout the book, Gemma's emotion shift, as she begins to show signs of Stockholm syndrome towards the end of the… Continue reading Stolen by Lucy Christopher Review

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

For my eighth-grade english class I was required to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and I'm glad I did. It's a classic story that educates readers about racial animosity in the 1930s. Harper Lee perfectly used metaphors, along with foreshadowing, to portray the story. In particular, she uses the metaphor "it's a sin… Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Anna and the French Kiss was one of those books that I never wanted to put down. I only left it when I had to go to school or it was too late that my eyes could no longer focus. It's a light, feel-good romance book. It takes place in Paris at an American boarding school,… Continue reading Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins