Book Review #35: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Β Matteo Alacran was not born ; he was harvested. His DNA came from El Patron, lord of a country called Opium--a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a [...]

Advertisements

Book Review #19: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

"My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead. I should be dead." Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived, even though her home has been destroyed. Gale has escaped. Katniss's family is safe. Peeta has been captured by the Capitol. District 13 really does exist. There are rebels. There are new leaders. AΒ revolutionΒ is [...]

Book Review #18: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

"Sparks are igniting. Flames are spreading. And the Capitol wants revenge." Against all odds, Katniss won the Hunger Games. She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should be relieved, happy even. After all, she has returned to her family and her longtime friend, Gale. Yet nothing is the way [...]