Take a Bow Review

Title: Take a Bow

Author:  Elizabeth Eulberg

Number of Pages: 278 pages

Date Published: April 1st 2012

Publishing Company: Point

“My life has been one big audition.”

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We Were Liars Review

Title: We Were Liars

Author: E. Lockhart

Number of Pages: 227 pages

Date Published: May 13th 2014

Publishing Company: Delacorte Press

Summary (slightly modified):

A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
True love.
The truth.
Read it.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

Go and read this book now, because you can’t know anything about it if you want to enjoy it. If you read this review it is at your own stake. The smallest details are spoilers. My rating is 5 out of 5. Now go and read it!

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Review

Title: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Review

Author: Patrick Süskind, John E. Woods (Translator)

Number of Pages: 263 pages

 Date Published: November 1997

Publishing Company: Penguin Books, Ltd

The title explains the book itself. In the eighteenth century, a woman gives birth to Grenouille. Grenouille is very strange, to say the least (one strange thing about him is that he has no scent.) The story just continues to follow Grenouille’s life. How as he grows up,  he captures scents and then gets obsessed with making perfumes. Then, he comes upon the scent of virgin girls and from there, Grenouille wants to make the ultimate perfume. Continue reading

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories Review

Title: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

Authors: Stephanie Perkins  (Editor), Holly Black , Ally Carter , Matt de la Pena ,Gayle Forman , Jenny Han , David Levithan , Kelly Link , Myra McEntire ,Rainbow Rowell , Laini Taylor , Kiersten White

Number of Pages: 320 pages

Date Published: October 9th 2014

Publishing Company: St. Martin’s Press

Let’s take a second to look at all of these amazing authors who wrote one book together!

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Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore Review

Title: Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore

Author: Robin Sloan

Number of Pages: 288 pages

Date Published: October 2nd 2012

Publishing Company: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Books Number in Series: Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, 1

Summary:

The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest. The bookstore’s secrets extend far beyond its walls.

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone Review

Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Author: Laini Taylor

Number of Pages: 418 pages

Date Published: September 27th 2011

Publishing Company: Little Brown Books for Young Readers

Books Number in Series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, 1

 “Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love.

It did not end well.”

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