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Gregor the Overlander, by Suzanne Collins

gregor the overlanderReview by Eric Wang

What could possibly go wrong in the laundry room? Gregor, an 11 year old boy and his 2 year old sister got sucked through the grate of the laundry room by a mysterious current into the dark underland beneath the city. There, humans, giant bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats, live disturbingly amongst each other. When Gregor figures out that he plays the main role in the strange prophecy of the underland’s future, he wants no part of it. Not until he realized that it was the only way to find his missing father. Unwillingly, he accepted the dangerous quest that will cost him all of his strength, courage, or maybe even his life.
This book is amazing because the author gave the reader similes, and metaphors to make the reader understand more. For example, “before he could answer, she was gulping down the root beer like she’d been lost in the desert.” Also, the author described Luxa’s silver hair as a shiny silver sheet. I could definitely picture what was going on in the book. Overall,this is one of the best fantasy books I read, and rate this book 5 stars.

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Like a River Glorious, by Rae Carson

Review by Sal Meehan Would you kill your uncle in exchange for freedom? In the sequel to Walk on Earth a Stranger, Like a River Glorious, Lee Westfall, the main character, has to decide how far she is willing to go to have freedom. In the first book, we learn that Lee can sense and […]

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Firefight, by Brandon Sanderson

Review by J.J. Stoen SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this review if you have not read Steelheart! In the sequel to Steelheart, David Charleston, a member of a rebelling society called the Reckoners, finds himself in an odd situation. He was moved from Newcago to Babilar, a city in peril. Leaving his friends, he was […]

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Walk on Earth a Stranger, by Rae Carson

Review by Sal Meehan Have you ever tried to hide in plain sight? Leah Westfall or “Lee” has to do that in Walk on Earth a Stranger. In the beginning, Lee is a sixteen year-old girl living in Dahlonega, Georgia with her parents in 1849. She has a normal life going to school and hunting […]

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