The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Read: July 10th, 2011 My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads blurb: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the... Continue Reading →

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The Magician’s Nephew (The Cronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S Lewis

My Rating: 5 stars Goodreads Blurb When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory's peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment, they set off on the adventure of a lifetime. What happens to the children when they touch Uncle Andrew's magic rings is far beyond anything even the old magician could have imagined.... Continue Reading →

The Hunger Games by Suzane Collins

My rating: 5 Stars Goodreads blurb In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the... Continue Reading →

The House on Prague Street by Hana Dementz

Rating:5 Stars My Review This story takes place during the second World War in Czechoslovakia where Helen's, a young girl through whose eyes we witness the heart wrenching events, sunny and care free world comes a-tumbling down when the Western parts of Czechoslovakia, known as the Sudetenland, were tamely handed over to the Nazis.Helen's German... Continue Reading →

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