The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is fast paced and delightful. It was an entertaining escape into a world of puzzles and riddles
A young adult award winning novel, a national bestseller, which takes place in Holland during World War II. Ms. Hesse is an author and a journalist
Part historical fiction part art history the story follows Catrin working in Delft create Delft Blue literature. Appearances by masters such as Rembrandt
This is not an uplifting book, but it is a very interesting story and about a young boy, in his formative years living in the Warsaw Ghetto
Mr. Riggs certainly is a talented writer with an eye for strange and wonderful characters. Much like the first book, the author uses weird and mesmerizing photographs to compliment the story.
Article first published as Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins on Blogcritics. About: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a dystopian novel written for young adults (YA). Even though the main audience targeted, the book has struck chords with parents as well and has been a best seller since it came out. 384 pages Publisher: Scholastic Press; Reprint edition (July 3, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0439023521 My rating for The Hunger Games – 4 Buy this book in paper or electronic format Or get The Hunger Games Trilogy in paper or electronic format through the Man of la Book Affiliate Account More books by Suzanne Collins Thoughts: I’ll admit it, I read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (website) because my wife did and I didn’t… we can’t have that now. Can we? I can certainly see why the book was such a hit. The novel struck many chords and many themes (teenage anguish, love, work, poverty and more), was an easy and quick read, as well as full of action. Ms. Collins built a fantastical and believable world where the United States is no more and instead the country is now called Panem which is run from “The Capital” and divided…
It is the end of World War II and 14 year old Michiel becomes unwittingly involved with the Dutch Resistance while aiding a wounded British soldier.
Uncle Misha’s Partisans by Yuri Suhl is a fictional book following the adventures of a Ukrainian boy during World War II.
The book is targets the young adults (YA) market, which it is perfect for. Many young adults will find this book thrilling, I know I did
I have to commend Ms. Malcolm for weaving several different genres into one book – part historical fiction, part romance, part adventure and business intrigue