Tag: YA Literature


Bridge to Terabithia – Katherine Paterson: A Review

Bridge to Terabithia – Katherine Paterson: A Review

Title: Bridge to TerabithiaAuthor: Katherine PatersonDate Finished: August 26, 2007Pages: 128Rating: 3/5 This is the story of Jess, who is determined to be the fastest runner in his 5th grade class. In between his duties both to the farm and his family (due to being the only boy), he practices and practices. This is all fine and well until Leslie, a new student who moved next door to Jess, runs in the race as well…and […]

Posted 30 August, 2007 by Trish in Reading Nook, Review / 9 Comments
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Little Women – Louisa May Alcott: A Review

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott: A Review

Title: Little WomenAuthor: Louisa May AlcottPages: 388Date Finished: July 27, 2007Rating: 3.5 I haven’t been this glad to be rid of finished with a book in a long time–probably since I was reading The Portrait of a Lady. In retrospect, I liked the first part of the book, but I think that is just in comparison to the second part of the book because while reading the beginning I was often annoyed. Urg! Little Women, […]

Posted 27 July, 2007 by Trish in Reading Nook, Review / 16 Comments
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling

 Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Author: J.K. Rowling Date Finished: July 23, 2007 Pages: 759 Rating: 5/5 I think in a few weeks or so I’ll write a proper review, but right now all I want to say is Beautifully done. I couldn’t expect any more (and wouldn’t expect any less) from this book. That’s all for now–I just don’t want to limit myself on what I can say without providing spoilers…

Posted 24 July, 2007 by Trish in Reading Nook / 5 Comments
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling: A Review

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling: A Review

Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceAuthor: J.K. RowlingPages: 652Date Finished: July 19, 2007 (re-read)Rating: 4.5/5 I had fun with this one. If you’ve read my complaining posts recently, you know that I’ve been taking a lot of road trips with hubby. A few months ago I read to him for a few hours while we were driving and have since then made it a habit. It took many many hours (and 4? different trips) […]

Posted 18 July, 2007 by Trish in Reading Nook, Review / 5 Comments
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