Evaluation of Wonder I never really realized how much I loved reading this book until it was finished. After it was all done, and after hearing everyone’s side to the story, I realized how sad I was that it was done, and how much it touched my heart. In every single part, no matter the person it was about, I always empathized for them and was able to truly understand how they were feeling, or what they were going through. That is just one of the great things the author was able to do with her book. I loved the way she wrote the book and broke it up into different parts showing the perspective of the different characters. Out of the eight parts there was only one I didn’t really enjoy. I am definitely looking forward to watching the movie, and interested to see how the director has written it.
― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down As I read this novel, I could not stop crying. The way that the characters persisted moved me, the ending was a perfect mix of joy and pity, and the imagery was far beyond amazing. This quote, specifically, speaks to me because I can apply it to any aspect of my life, especially throughout my metaphorical journey in seventh grade. This book of poetry is not a series of poems that I tell my story through, but rather a biography written about the challenges and successes in my life. I have changed and evolved into the scholar and young woman that I am today throughout one school year, which is remarkable and overwhelming all at once.
This short novel have taught me something important. This mere world of fictional characters, places, and actions have shown me that i've got a wonderful sister (don’t tell her I said that), and two outstanding parents. And that's all you need. Those connections, shared memories, and strong bonds is enough to keep a family together. Not a fancy car, a private island, or an unlimited bank accountant. So I say thank you Cadence, thank you Mirren, Johnny and Gat. Thank you for teaching me a lesson, for showing me that fiction is oh so close to
The Catcher in the Rye and The Glass Menagerie The person someone becomes is influenced by the losses they have experienced in their life. In Catcher in the Rye the main character Holden Caulfield is devastated by the loss of his younger brother Allie to leukemia. The loss of Allie
Both Raymond Carver’s “Signals” and Malie Meloy’s “Ranch Girl” display intense and emotional instances driven from a relationship. “Signals” exemplifies the tense relationship between old lovers with problems communicating. ”Ranch Girl” demonstrates an underlying relationship between young people, where communication is also lacking. The two stories are mysterious, explaining contained
Readers will be glued to their seats when they step into Lauren Oliver’s Delirium. Lena Haloway and her best friend Hana were intended to spend 1 last summer together. 1 last magnificent summer before they both would get the “cure” and forget everything. When Lena falls in love 95 days before her cure what will happen to the life she thought she was supposed to live? I loved the way that Lauren Oliver made the reader feel like they were truly part of the story by added fake excerpts of stories mentioned in the book before new chapters. She also included songs mentioned in the story to keep the reader’s interest. It made me feel like a citizen in the book itself. I enjoyed how Lauren Oliver tied romance with adventure. This was great
Author Stacy Claflin writes in three different genres, and as the case with her Gone trilogy, often from multiple points of view. The result is stories that are filled with suspense, mystery and intrigue. Today we talk to her about how emotionally taxing it is to write about certain topics, how she finds balance in her busy life and what readers can expect from her
Five years ago, Taylor messed up badly at her lake house in the Poconos and avoided going back. But when her father is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, her family decides to visit the lake house one last time. Morgan Matson’s Second Chance Summer recounts a story of friendship and love when times are tough.
As Gillian sipped her hot vanilla latte, she flipped through the book that was nearly halfway in. Completely engulfed in “When Hearts Align”, she could feel every emotion that leapt off the pages.
Later in the chapter, I was happy to read that Lindsay had a great life going for her. She is one of my favorite characters in this book, and I was joyed to read that she had found a great husband. I also thought it was completely selfish for J.D’s mother to ask him to move to Dayton with her newest boyfriend. I was also sickened to read that J.D’s mother sent him to a therapist just so she could interrogate him about how he acted towards his mother. I think if J.D saw an actual therapist, he could have really benefited from it. I also really respected that Lindsay dropped everything she was doing to go pick up J.D from Dayton. I think this really speaks to their relationship, and how much she cares for her brother. I was also stunned to read that J.D’s mother agreed to marry a man she had only known for one week. I knew that she had relationship issues, but this still shocked me. I think J.D eventually became numb to the amount of partners his mother brought home. The story of J.D’s mother begging for his clean urine was extremely sad to me. I think
“Wake up.” My lungs filled with oxygen as I drew in a deep breath. I gently closed the book in front of me as my eyes slowly refocused on my surroundings. I felt like I had been drowning for hours and could just now come up for air. Except I didn’t want to. The water that had confined me flowed from a completely different world which I had no desire to leave. I could imagine myself as a part of that world’s adventures and playing a role in the story’s unfolding. A connection had formed between me and the characters, as if I had stood with them and their experiences had become my own. In the moments while I read, nothing had the ability to distract me from their struggles and their triumphs. In chunks their world consumed my time, my emotion, and my thinking.
Book Three of The Amped Series takes you on a journey to the conclusion of Alexis and Aidan’s story at break-neck speed,
The use of character, style, and point of view that Atwood uses to write this story gives you a real feeling of pity for these characters, only having horrible lows or average highs in their relationships. It appears that there is no great place to be in her story. Reading this story for the first time, the reader could assume Atwood has an obsession with bad relationships, boring average marriages, and death. The key to understanding what the author is trying to convey is realizing how the stories all link together and how they all lack the essence of excitement and desire. The author brings the idea that without focusing on the “how and why” of life and only focusing on the “what, what, what” will leave you with an average
I enjoyed this exciting read because certain parts were full of suspense, keeping me at the edge of my seat. Plus, other parts of the book were very emotional, either tragic or content, this made me curious about what would
In this strangely lonely book, where neither love or romance changes the narrative, friendship of a real and lasting