June 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Breakfast with Buddha

I feel like lately, writing has started to revolve around young adult readers more and more. Authors everywhere have been scrambling to write the next cool novel. The work they produce is still quality, with novels like The Fault in Our StarsThe Hunger Games13 Reasons Why, etc. But I was craving something different. So I picked up Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo.

Breakfast with Buddha is a spiritual fiction…

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Added by Sam Yim on June 4, 2013 at 2:08pm — No Comments

I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris

                                 For my independent reading book this qaurter I read I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris. This book is a nonfiction book but it is also an advice book. The title seemed very interesting to me because we do not hear this in our society today. The overall theme of this book is about a young adult man who discovered what the true meaning of  a dating relationship is all…

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Added by Mackenzie Cox on June 3, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments

War Horse



So, this quarter I somehow fell off my reading game. Meaning, today I’m going to review a movie which was based off the novel War Horse written by Michael Morpurgo. This movie came out on Christmas day in 2011 and was produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy. The movie is about a horse and a boy named Albert and the story about how they became separated and reunited once again. It take’s place during the…

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Added by Bryanna Barrera on June 3, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Paper Towns

            If you’ve read any books by John Green, you know that he is a fantastic author. His book Paper Towns is no exception. It’s a book about a boy named Quentin Jacobsen, who grows up next door to a girl named Margo. They were childhood friends, but when they got older Margo became “popular” and Quentin was labeled “dork”. I thought this was a good representation of high school, because kids can be as close as two friends can possibly be, but high school can change everything.…

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Added by Annie Victor on June 1, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Every Day by David Levithan

     "Every day I am someone else. I am myself-I know; I am myself- but I am also someone else."

     Every Day is a book about a mysterious human being who's given himself the name of A. A changes bodies at midnight and that is when he is ripped out of the body he is currently in. Being ripped out of a body is exactly what it sounds like he says. One day, A is in the body of a boy name Justin, which changes his life…

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Added by Chase Cho on June 1, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

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