Book reviews

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  • Book Review : A Review Of A Book Review

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    Book reviews are just that: a review of a book. They can be used for news articles, blogs, or academic journals. A book review is more than just a book report. It can give the reader more of an insight into not just the book, but the author as well. Most authors write of what they know. For example, some authors have backgrounds in law enforcement so they write about cases they know or have worked. Other authors research groups of people, for example the Knights Templar, and write of what they

  • For this assignment I read the book reviews Limits of Endurance ‘Defiant,’ by Alvin Townley; He

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    For this assignment I read the book reviews Limits of Endurance ‘Defiant,’ by Alvin Townley; He Accused ‘An Officer and a Spy,’ by Robert Harris; Breaking In ‘The Burglary,’ by Betty Medsger. For the book review Limits of Endurance ‘Defiant,’ by Alvin Townley the reviewer seem to have thought fondly of this book while writing majority positive things about this novel. The review He Accused which went over the novel ‘An Officer and a Spy,’ by Robert Harris seemed to be majority mixed to the point

  • Book Review : The Book Thief

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    Ms. Hinko CP English 10- P5 13 October 2017 The Book Thief Summer Reading Essay In The Book Thief ,by Markus Zusak, Death explores the world of Liesel Meminger and how she interprets the troubles of her time. In the book Death roams around Germany and is intrigued by Liesel's story. Liesel is a young girl from Germany with a passion of reading books, and she has just moved and is getting used to her new town. Death is a caring character that shows

  • Review Of 'The Book Thief' Essays

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    Review of: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak It seems sometimes like the market for young adult literature is written down to the readers, almost in a condescending manner. That is why a book like The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is so refreshing in this sea of cookie cutter romances and fantasies. While classified as a young adult novel, it deals with very serious themes. The book’s cover comes printed with this label: “It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has

  • Book Review: The Graveyard Book, By Neil Gaiman

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    best book in the world. The Graveyard book, written by Neil Gaiman is a stupendously well-crafted book detailing the life of Nobody Owens, or Bod, a boy whose family has been ruthlessly slaughtered. Bod crawls to the graveyard next to his house, where the inhabitant ghosts take him in and adopt him, where he lives until Bod decides that he wants to live with his own kind: the living. While it is true that all books open up worlds of literature, no book does it better than the Graveyard book of leaving

  • Book Review Of The Movie 'The Jungle Book'

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    The Jungle Book is a movie based on the story of a young boy named Mowgli who was found in the Jungle by a panther named Bagheera. Bagheera found the boy the day his father lost his life to a tiger named Shere Khan but before the tiger ended the man’s life he was burned by the Red Flower, man's’ creation known as fire. Bagheera had taken Mowgli to the animals he knew would raise the young boy like their own and that was the wolves. Akeila was their Alpha and Raksha was the only mother Mowgli knew

  • Book Review: The 39 Clues # 10 Into The Gauntlet

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    Friend, The book I’m currently reading is called The 39 Clues #10 Into The Gauntlet it is about 5 teams competing for the prize of The Master Serum witch gives a person the characteristics of each Cahill Branch. What may interest you is the fact that all the books come with little cards in the beginning of the book that u collect for in game cards and play with others from all around the world while descripting codes from the book as you read throughout the story. Also, if you like mystery books this is

  • In The Dark Side Of Science Book Review

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    In The Dark Side of science by Heather E. Douglas that published in the November (2011) issue of The Scientist, promotes the use of forethought on studies done by scientists. Dr. Douglas focuses on the great need for the studies done to include the negative outcome on life vs just the positive. In a closer reading Dr. Douglas is humanizing the situation to connect with scientists explaining why we need to take responsibility for our actions. Dr. Douglas feels it is in the scientist of who discovers

  • Book Review Of Ricky Tike Tavy

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    BOOK REPORT IKKI TIKKI TAVI Basic Information This story is entitled Ricky Tike Tavy written by Rudyard Kipling. The genre is book stories. The story is taken from the second volume of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling written in Vermont while he was reminiscing his childhood in India. This story takes place in an old house in India during an unspecified time. It was written between 1893 and 1894 and published by Pall Mall Magazine and St Nicholas Magazine. Major character This story is about

  • Alexander Hamilton As A Political Prophet Essay

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    Alexander Hamilton as a Political Prophet January 11th, 1757, the supposed day that a founding father, an American statesman, and the creator of the nation’s financial system was born; his name, Alexander Hamilton. But, before all of those things came to be true, Hamilton was just a boy with an unexciting background. Mr. Hamilton was born in the Caribbean Islands of Nevis to James Hamilton and Rachel Fawcett. He had a normal childhood, spending most of his youth on the island of St. Croix where his