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And Then There Were None

Title : And Then There Were

Author : Agatha Christie

Genre : Realistic Fiction

Rate : ★★★★☆

Summary: This is a story of 10 people going to an island were nobody is on. The 10 people was able to stay in the island for 2 weeks. In those 2 weeks, some curious things happen. People start to die! When 2 people died in a row, the other 8 people thought it was a little weird. So everyone went to find the murder, but one person found a poem that is a little bit connected to the 2 peoples death. When the last day came, the murder is found but it is….

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This book was a little hard for me because it was written in olden English. When I was done reading this book, I was suprised how long the author did not tell who the murder was.  I think this book is good for people who likes to have a thrilling time while reading the book.

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“AND THEN THERE WERE NONE : THEATRE ROYAL GLASGOW 2008.” A TOUCH OF ENTERTAINMENT!!: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE : THEATRE ROYAL GLASGOW 2008. N.p., 1 May 2010. Web. 19 Sept. 2013. <http://touchoftheatre.blogspot.jp/2010/05/and-then-there-were-none-theatre-royal.html&gt;.

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The Legend of Skull Cliff

the legend of skull cliffAuthor: Kristiana Gregory

Genre: Mystery Book

Book Rating: ★★★☆☆

Summary: David who is ten years old and his older brother Jeff and their cousin Claire were camping but one of the campers disappeared from the dangerous Skull Cliff. The police discovered that there was a ransom.

Comment: The three kids moved to a lot of places and it was complicated. That’s why I didn’t like this book that much, but it was interesting and mysterious.

Image from: “Cabin Creek Mysteries: #3 Legend of Skull Cliff.” By Kristiana Gregory, ISBN 9780439929523. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. <http://www.qbd.com.au/product/9780439929523-Cabin_Creek_Mysteries_3_Legend_of_Skull_Cliff_by_Kristiana_Gregory.htm&gt;.

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Daniel X Demons and Druids

daniel xTitle: Daniel X Demons and Druids

Author : James Patterson

Genre: Fiction

Rating:★★★★☆

Summary

Daniel an alien hunter from Alpar Nok, is trying to stop the third badest alien that is about to destroy the earth. A very dangerous  alien and a very dangerous alien. Daniel will fight beta, the bad fire alien. Daniel fights Beta for the first time and is in a dangerous situation with fire. Daniel has the power to create, like his friends and family. He also finds he can be capable of a new power. Time travel. Daniel escapes his dangerous situation by somehow traveling into the Dark ages. He somehow meets King Arthur and Merlin the Sorcerer. (from sword in the stone) . He battles beta then and beats him. But as he travels 1000 years later, he escapes the doom of fire. The night after  Daniel comes back, the final battle begins. Will Daniel beat up the third baddest alien on earth or will the battle be a failure? Read the book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The Daniel X series are really good books.I heve read the first three books (including this one) and they really  are entertaining to me. This book also can be a little funny too. I aslo sometimes think that the book has unexpecting scenes. I recommend this book to people that love to read books that are filled with action.

Bibliography: Sadler, Adam. “DanielX Demons and Druids.” Http://danielx.wikia.com/wiki/Daniel_X:_Demons_and_Druids_%28novel%29. N.p., 19 Sept. 2013. Web.

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Rebecca

Image: Marcy. “Rebecca Book | (Don’t Be) Too Timid and Squeamish.” Dont Be Too Timid and Squeamish. N.p., 29th Sept. 2011. Web. 19 Sept. 2013.

Rebecca

Author:Daphne Du Maurier
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance
Rating: ★★★★★

In my summer holidays, I read a Horror/Mystery novel called Rebecca. There was romance in it as well as many unexpected twists which were very enjoyable.

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again” is this book’s famous opening line. The moment I saw the cover of this book, it looked scary and interesting as it was a dark cover and my eyes got struck to the book very quickly. The first bit was pretty boring to be honest, but after you read the first chapter, it becomes so intriguing and you just can’t stop reading. You would think that Rebecca is the main character as it is the name of the title, but actually it isn’t although Rebecca is an important part of the book.

I really liked the author’s technique of not mentioning the main Character’s name so that the reader could think and wonder about why it isn’t mentioned e.t.c. This book has many twists and I was surprised that the whole story changed at the end because of an unpredictable twist. *spoiler alert!* I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I recommend it you so you can live through the experience I lived in this breathtaking story!

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Among the Hidden

Author: Margarlet Peterson Haddix

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Rate:★★★★★

How many children do you want in future or already have?  Well in this story’s world you only have two choice about this question.  Born one child or none.  So if you born a 2nd child, you have to kill that child.  Obviously, someone will break any law and have a second or third child hiding from the government.  The main character Luke, was born as the 2nd child in one of the family.  He never went to school and never met with people other than his family.  But one day he finds out that there was another hidden child neat him, and the Luke’s new life had started.

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No More Dead Dogs

Author: Gordon Korman

Rate: ★★★☆☆

Summary: Wallace has never lied before. He`s on the football team for his school but is a bench warmer. But the reason why the team could win the championships last year with Wallace`s amazing touchdown. He got famous after the play but he`s kicked off the team for his bad grades. He has to do after school detention with his teacher, but his teacher is the school drama club`s director and Wallace has to stay while the drama club practices and rehearses. But at the rehearsals, accidents keep happening and it always frames Wallace as the criminal. Can he prove the drama club that he’s innocent?

Comments: I like this book because Wallace has a sarcastic side to him, and that makes the book more entertaining. The author has narrated this book as if the characters are actually talking to you. As an example, when the teenage kids tells the story, they use more slang words and when an adult, such as the principal,  they use more formal words. So I thought that was interesting also. I recommend this book to anyone since this book is short and written for fourth to sixth grade students.

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone

The book I read “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s stone is the first book of the Harry Potter series. It is written by J.K. Rowling. It’s about a boy named Harry Potter whose parents were killed by the dark lord, Voldemort. At the same time when Harry’s parents were killed, Voldemort tried to kill Harry too, however somehow Harry survived and Voldemort lost all of his power. This happened when he was a baby. After the incident his uncle took him. When Harry was eleven he received a litter. He was invited to a magic school called Hogwarts. The little surprised him, because he did not know he was a wizard. He thought his parents were killed in a car accident. He did not know his parents were wizard and witch and were killed by the dark lord. He didn’t know anything about his self, his family and magic. With not knowing anything he will start his new life at Hogwarts. Little by little he will know about the connections between himself and Voldemort.

This is the best fantasy book I’ve ever read. I’ll give five stars to this book. I’ll strongly recommend this book to everybody who can read English. I liked the magic, the action, how the story goes on, and every character. You need to read the book to know how well is the story. I recommend you read the book first and then watch the movie.

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