The Merchant of Death (Pendragon #1) by D.J. MacHale

The Merchant of Death by D.J. MacHale Publisher: Aladdin Release: 2002 Reading Platform: Apple Books Synopsis: BOBBY PENDRAGON is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special about Bobby. He is going to save the world. And not just Earth as we know it. Bobby … Continue reading The Merchant of Death (Pendragon #1) by D.J. MacHale

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

There are times when the tumultuous emotion of a novel hinders an honest opinion. There are even times when the unexpected twists of an author's imagining leave the reader with a quiet sense of baffled awe. Combined, these factors may result in a truly interesting review. Being only the second novel by Hemingway I have … Continue reading A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The Breeders by Matthew J. Beier

The Breeders by Matthew J. Beier Publisher: Epicality Books Release: 2012 Image Source: The Author Synopsis: THE STORM HAS COME.  The homosexuals, once an ostracized social minority, have taken over the world. They understand the angers of an overpopulated planet, usurped government power, and created a culture of perfectly engineered families. But Grace Jarvis and Dex Wheelock … Continue reading The Breeders by Matthew J. Beier

Rivers of Fire (Atherton #2) by Patrick Carman

Rivers of Fire by Patrick CarmanPublisher: Little, Brown and CompanyRelease: 2008Image Source: BookCloseOutsOther Titles in Series: The House of Power, The Dark PlanetRating:Characters- 17/20Plot- 19/20Writing- 19/20Originality- 19/20Recommendation- 20/20Overall- 94/100 or ASynopsis: Atherton was once a magnificent three-tiered world, but few of its inhabitants know the truth of its dark origin: it is a giant man-made … Continue reading Rivers of Fire (Atherton #2) by Patrick Carman

Lowering the Wall by Gregg Ivers

Lowering the Wall: Religion and the Supreme Court in the 1980s by Gregg IversPublisher: The Anti-Defamation LeagueRelease: 1999Genre: Political OpinionLowering the Wall: Religion and the Supreme Court in the 1980s is an intriguing analysis of the erosion of church-state separation in a particular decade of American History. The author, Gregg Ivers, warns of the degradation … Continue reading Lowering the Wall by Gregg Ivers

The House of Power (Atherton #1) by Patrick Carman

The House of Power by Patrick CarmanPublisher: Little, Brown and CompanyRelease: 2007Image Source: Junior Library GuildOther Titles in Series: The Rivers of Fire, The Dark PlanetRating:Characters- 17/20Plot- 19/20Writing- 18/20Originality- 20/20Recommendation- 20/20Overall- 94/100 or A-Synopsis: Dr. Harding is the futuristic mad scientist responsible for creating Atherton: a three tiered satellite world orbiting the fallen Earth. But those … Continue reading The House of Power (Atherton #1) by Patrick Carman

The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time #1) by Robert Jordan

The Eye of the World by Robert JordanPublisher: Tor FantasyRelease: 15 Nov 1990 (832 pages)Image Source: Splash of Our WorldsOther Titles in the Series: Check hereRating:Characters- 20/20Plot- 19/20Writing- 20/20Originality- 19/20Recommendation- 20/20Overall- 98/100 or A+The Wheel of Time turns and the Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even … Continue reading The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time #1) by Robert Jordan

Ptolemy’s Gate (Bartimaeus Trilogy #3) by Jonathan Stroud

Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan StroudPublisher: DoubledayRelease Date: 2005Synopsis Source: AmazonOther Titles in Series: The Amulet of Samarkand (#1), The Golem's  Eye (#2), The Ring of Solomon (prequel)Rating:Characters- 20/20Plot- 19/20Writing- 19/20Originality- 18/20Recommendation- 20/20Overall- 96/100 or ASynopsis: Three years have passed since the magician Nathaniel helped prevent a cataclysmic attack on London. Now an established member of … Continue reading Ptolemy’s Gate (Bartimaeus Trilogy #3) by Jonathan Stroud

The Cloudy Corners of Creation by Mark Tate

The Cloudy Corners of Creation by Mark TatePublisher: Outskirts Press.Release Date: 2012 Image Source: linkSynopsis: Dr. Tate has written an introduction to the subject of the paranormal for seekers of all faiths, especially Christians. He has surveyed a large number of books, articles, websites, television, and radio programs in his presentation of the subject of … Continue reading The Cloudy Corners of Creation by Mark Tate

The Golem’s Eye (Bartimaeus Trilogy #2) by Jonathan Stroud

The Golem's Eye by Jonathan StroudPublisher: Hyperion BooksRelease Date: 2006Image Source: linkOther Titles in Series: The Amulet of Samarkand (#1), Ptolemy's Gate (#3), The Ring of Solomon (prequel)Rating:Characters- 20/20Plot- 19/20Writing- 19/20Originality- 19/20Recommendation- 20/20Overall- 97/100 or ASynopsis: At only fourteen, Nathaniel is a rising star: a young magician who is quickly climbing the ranks of the … Continue reading The Golem’s Eye (Bartimaeus Trilogy #2) by Jonathan Stroud