"I don’t want to be a princess. I don’t want the spotlight and the chaos and the duty. But more than that, I want the people I love to be safe, and I’ll do whatever it takes to make it happen." - 52% Take the Key and Lock Her Up (2016) is the third installment in … Continue reading Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row #3) by Ally Carter
"I am the villain of my own story." - p. 120 See How They Run (Scholastic 2015) is the second book in Ally Carter's Embassy Row series. I very much enjoyed the first novel, All Fall Down, and was eager to continue the series. The sequel did not disappoint. We begin with our anti-heroine, Grace, who … Continue reading See How They Run (Embassy Row #2) by Ally Carter
Deception Point is a political and scientific action-thriller, written by Dan Brown in 2001. When NASA discovers that a meteor in the Arctic Circle contains fossils of life in space, the information is about to change the world. But as the evidence unravels, it becomes questionable whether the meteor is a massive sham. If so, … Continue reading Deception Point by Dan Brown
Animal Farm is a political parable from Orwell’s era, about Communism. The farmers represent the royals and capitalists, the pigs are the Communists, and every other animal represents some other faction of society. It is a very brief book and an entertaining story.