Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games
What is it possible to say about The Hunger Games that hasn’t already been said? Everyone knows the gist of what it’s about, so I’m not going to get into that, I’m just going to tell you why you should read it. [[MORE]] From the beginning, it’s a fast-paced, exciting read. A lot of the exposition is interspersed with the action, which keeps it moving quickly. So even...
Nicole Baart - After the Leaves Fall
There is a nasty betrayal a reader feels when discovering that a work they once enjoyed is not fact but fiction. Reading “After the Leaves Fall,” I was afflicted with such a feeling and that was my own fault. Whether I read a misleading blurb somewhere or I confused a description for this book with that of another, I can’t say. I can only remember that I thought I would be reading a heartbreaking...