The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Stars: ****1/2 I was sent this book for review. It will not count for most of my challenges because I started it in 08 and finished it in 09. Summary: Todd Hewitt is the last boy in Prentisstown. But Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in a constant, overwhelming, never-ending… Read More »

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Stars: **** This book was read for the 888 Challenge, Classics Challenge 2008, Well-Rounded Challenge, Novella Challenge, Herding Cats and Book Awards II Challenge (National Book Award). I’d also like to recommend it as a book for next year’s Numbers challenge and the Bibliography challenge if it comes back. Summary: Guy Montag was a fireman… Read More »

The Boy From Earth by Richard Scrimger

Stars: **** Tundra Books published this book but I did not receive it as a review book. I just picked it up on my own. It was read for the Canadian Book challenge. It’s actually also the 4th in a series of which I haven’t read any of the first three. Oh well I like… Read More »

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Stars: ***1/2 This book was read for the Book Awards Challenge, 888 Challenge, Banned Books Challenge, Personal Banned Books Challenge, Decades 08 Challenge, Unread Authors and Newbery Project. Summary: Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears… Read More »

Leaving Simplicity by Claire Carmichael

Stars: **** I got this book for review from Annick Press. I also read it as part of the Baby Steps challenge and Unread Authors challenge. This book was very interesting. I’m not usually one for Science Fiction type books, especially ones that depict a very high tech future, however this one intrigued me. In… Read More »