I’d like to live in the Ender’s Game universe. In that book the main character lives in the far future and attends a battle school as a child. He learns to become a great general battling an extraterrestrial army. That universe appeals to me because I love the rigorous nature of the school, the simulated … Continue reading Living in Ender’s World
After I finish reading Robogenesis I’m going to read The Strange Case of Origami Yoda. Why? 1. STAR WARS REFERENCES! 2. I hear it’s a pretty funny book. 3. After thumbing through the pages it reminded me of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. I’ll write about it when I’m done. If you’ve read it, comment … Continue reading My next book
One of my all-time favorite books is The Trumpet of the Swan. It’s not the best-known E. B. White book, but it’s the one I can’t seem to forget. I haven’t read it in about 35 years, but I still remember learning the word “watercress” from a description of a sandwich the swan was eating … Continue reading The Trumpet of the Swan
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
(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 really didn’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.