This semester I read the second book in the Divergent series, Insurgent. So far I'd have to say that the second one is my favorite because of the amazing plot twists and the cliff hangers at the end of each chapter. The main character Tris has to go through more problems as she tries to help save her faction and the rest in the country while also trying to figure out the huge secret that everyone is keeping from her. This secret is so big people have died for it! Definitely recommend it to…Continue
September 11, 2001 is a day that will forever stay in the minds and hearts of Americans. The book, "Love is the Higher Law," by David Levithan, describes not only the events of 9/11 but how it affected the lives of 3 separate teenagers living in New York.
What I really liked about this book is the different perspective that I got about 9/11. The three main characters Claire, Jasper, and Peter were all in separate places in the city when the planes hit the Twin Towers and because of…Continue
John Green's book, Looking for Alaska, from the moment I saw the cover, captured my attention. On the cover of the book a trail of smoke in centered in black, my first impression was, "how the heck does smoke have anything to do with Alaska?" My question was…Continue
From your parents, grandparents, neighbors, and strangers you are constantly hearing little nuggets of wisdom passed on from generation to generation. Over the summer, I read the books The Last Lecture, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, and What Happened to Goodbye and am now given the chance to find pieces of wisdom for myself in each of these books. Mitch Albom, Randy Pausch, and Sarah…Continue