Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Theo Decker is in major trouble! ┬áThe principle called his mother and they have an appointment with him this very morning and Theo is sure it will mean suspension at the very least and maybe even more if they have … Continue reading

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Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth

In a post apocalyptic world, Beatrice Prior has known only a world divided by factions. Her family is part of the Abnegation faction, a selfless group that puts others before themselves and where service to others is the highest goal. … Continue reading

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The Wind Is Not A River by Brian Payton

On June 6, 1942 the Japanese invaded the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska and occupied the islands of Adak and Kiska. ┬áThis little known military encounter during WWII becomes the backdrop of Payton’s novel of devotion between a … Continue reading

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Command Authority by Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney

Present Day Crimea: Russians invade on a pretext, saying the area is unstable and they must protect Russian nationals in the Ukraine. Russian President, with ties to the KGB and a nostalgia for the good old days of the former … Continue reading

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