Fantasy · Thriller · Young Adult

The Hunger Games Trilogy…I didn’t want to love them but I did

Title: The Hunger Games/Catching Fire/Mockingjay Author: Suzanne Collins Published: Scholastic Press, 2008/2009/2010 Genre: Mystery Length:  384/391/400 pages Rating: 8/10 I finally succumbed to The Hunger Games trilogy. My friend Shannon raved about the books and then I found out that a high school in New Jersey had their entire 9-12 grade student body read The Hunger Games for their summer reading… Continue reading The Hunger Games Trilogy…I didn’t want to love them but I did

Fantasy

The Name of the Wind…lets just say it made my top 10 list

Title: The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1) Author: Patrick Rothfuss Published: DAW Books/2007 Genre: Fantasy Length: 662 Rating: 10/10 I’ve read very few books that make the rest of the books I own pale in comparison or that I finish and immediately want to read again. But Patrick Rothfuss’ debut novel, The Name of the Wind, is… Continue reading The Name of the Wind…lets just say it made my top 10 list

Chick Lit · Fun Read · Literature

Free Food for Millionaires…a smart, ambitious and fun read

Title: Free Food for Millionaires Author: Min Jin Lee Published: Warner Books/2007 Genre: Literature/Chick Lit/Fun read Length: 560 pages Rating: 7.5/10 Free Food for Millionaires was recommended to me by Sara S., a friend I made during a work trip to CA this past April. I finally nabbed it at the Carnegie Library last week and now… Continue reading Free Food for Millionaires…a smart, ambitious and fun read