Book Reviews

Gregor the Overlander

Book Review:  Gregor the Overlander, by Suzanne Collins: I enjoyed the Hunger Games series, and when I checked to see what else Suzanne Collins had written, I found this series. Eleven-year-old Gregor lives in New York City and spends his free time babysitting his little sister and trying not to think about his missing father.… Continue reading Gregor the Overlander

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Dont’ Go

Book Review:  Don't Go, by Lisa Scottoline: Dr. Mike Scanlon is deployed to Afghanistan, leaving his wife and a new baby behind. Amid brutal conditions he and his fellow doctors operate and save lives. Then he gets a call that his wife is dead from a knife wound, and he goes home to bury her… Continue reading Dont’ Go

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Dr. Who

Dr. Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven Last night we saw the movie Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven, the TV show’s two-part eighth season finale, now out on the big screen. This movie, along with the prequel The Doctor’s Meditation (which came on after the movie) gets all the fans excited for Season 9, which… Continue reading Dr. Who

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Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince

Book Review: Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince, by Jennifer Moore Meg Burton is sent from Charleston, South Carolina, to London with orders to find the richest man possible and marry him, in order to save her family from financial ruin. In spite of being unprepared for the dazzling, shallow world of upper class Regency London,… Continue reading Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince

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For the Love of a Good Story

What is it that makes us connect with others?  In today's case, it was a love of books and a desire to write them.  The ACFW Utah chapter met this morning at Barnes and Noble (what better place for a group of writers to meet?), and we had fun getting to know each other.  I… Continue reading For the Love of a Good Story

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Birthmarked

Book Review: Birthmarked, by Caragh M. O’Brien Gaia Stone is a sixteen-year-old midwife who lives in a harsh world where a quota of babies must be handed over to the elite society who lives within the Enclave. When her parents are arrested, Gaia begins to question everything she has been taught. She sets out to… Continue reading Birthmarked