Jess’s home in Bridge to Terabithia

The descriptions of Jess’s home in Bridge to Terabithia remind me of my family’s house when I was a kid. The author describes the floorboards as creaky and the house as very old and drafty, which was also true of the house in which my family lived. I kept picturing my own house when Jess … Continue reading Jess’s home in Bridge to Terabithia

Leviathan: Why I didn’t like Alek at first.

(mention book title, author, and topic) Alek is one of the two main characters in Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan. I realized a few chapters in that I┬áreally┬ádidn’t like Alek. Every time he did something I thought of him as a spoiled brat. I started skimming over his dialogue and not paying close attention. It turns out … Continue reading Leviathan: Why I didn’t like Alek at first.