Book Review: Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour

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Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

My Rating: 4.5 stars

Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour is a heartwarming YA, stand-alone book by Morgan Matson. Amy is dealing with her father’s death and Roger has problems of his own. The book follows them on a road trip to Connecticut.

This is the first time I read a road-trip book and it was this aspect that drew me to this it.

Book Review: Kings or Pawns (Steps of Power: The Kings, Book I) by J.J Sherwood

Kings or Pawns (Steps of Power #1; The Kings #1)

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Genre: Adult High Fantasy

My Rating : 5 stars

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

You know that wonderful feeling when you’ve found an amazing new series and you just know that you’re gonna spend a lot of time reading and thinking about it?

That’s what I’m feeling right now.

Review: The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh

The Portrait of a Lady

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Khushwant Singh is one of the most acclaimed writers of Indian literature. I have been meaning to read his works for a while and finally got the opportunity when I had to read his short story, The Portrait of a Lady for school. It is actually part of a collection of stories by the same name. However, I only read this story and I’m going to talk about it only.

Book Review: The Code Of Manavas: Beyond The Realm by Arpit Bakshi

The Code Of Manavas: Beyond The Realm

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Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Indian Mythology

My Rating: 3.75 stars

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“When the sole purpose of existence becomes existence itself, does it not defy the very purpose of higher living?”

The Code Of Manavas: Beyond The Realm by Arpit Bakshi is a Science-Fiction, post-apocalyptic book set in the  year 2050. It is an amazing mix of Indian mythology and futuristic technology. The book follows

Book Review: Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson: Book 1) by Louise Rennison

Genre: Young Adult, Humor, Teen Fiction

My Rating: 4 stars

The Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series follows the miserable and wonderful life of a young teenage girl. It contains

Book Review: Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra and Clare Sarah Rees Brennan

Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, #1)

 

Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult

My Rating: 3 stars

 

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy is a companion series of novellas to The Mortal Instruments . It follows Simon as he trains to become a shadowhunter. This short story  includes his arrival in the Academy  and the first days of his training.

Book Review: The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

 

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Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

My Rating: 4 stars

“It’s all in the view. That’s what I mean about forever, too. For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You never know for sure, so you’d better make every second count.”

Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

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Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
My Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Magnus Chase was sleeping peacefully under a bridge (or as peacefully as a homeless teenager can) when his friend Blitz kicked him awake and told him to run for his life. He meets his Uncle Randolph who informs him that his long-lost father is a Norse god. He doesn’t think things can get any weirder until he dies.

Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

 

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky follows the story of 15-year-old Charlie who is about to start his freshman year in High School. He starts writing letters to an anonymous friend telling him about his life.