Everlost by Neil Shusterman

Sooooooo. . .just read this novel yesterday – that’s right, I read it in one day! It was hard to put it down, but I can’t say it was one of my favorites – I definitely liked Unwind better! If I can read a book in a day, so can you! Let me know how your reading is coming along!

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It may be Spring break, but I’m sure you are all still reading! What are you reading???

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April 11th Book Talks

Who’s reading what???


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The Giver

Who’s loving it? Who’s hating it? Tell me what you are thinking so far (without giving away the ending please). . .

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Suggestions please

Sooooooo, I just finished The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (thanks Matticus) & had a hard time getting through the first 75% of the story – just wasn’t as interesting or as action packed as Percy Jackson or Lost Hero series’ – maybe b/c the ancient egyptian concepts were a little more difficult to understand. . .dunno. . .anyway, now I need a new novel to read. . .suggestions??

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March 7th Book Talks

Want to post your Book Talk to Ms Fava’s Literary Forum? Here’s your chance. . .ready. . .GO!

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February 7th Book talks

sooooooo, if you’d like to post your book talk on the blog – use this thread (does that make technological sense? is that a techie term?) Same requirements, same grade, and hopefully classmates will have more of a chance to respond! Ready, set. . .GO!

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Fava’s Fave Novels – the novels I just couldn’t put down!

** A Separate Peace by John Knowles ** all-time fave **
The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
The Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer
The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Fallen by Lauren Kate
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

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Fava’s Faves – recommended authors

So, take a look at the list of authors recommended by your classmates:
* Dan Brown
* Suzanne Collins
* Dan Gutman
* Margaret Peterson Haddix
* Anthony Horowitz
* Stephen King
* Lois Lowry
* David Lubar
* Mike Lupica
* Stephanie Meyer
* Walter Dean Meyers
* James Patterson
* Rick Riordan
* JK Rowling
* Louis Sachar
* Nicholas Sparks
* Todd Strasser

Thoughts? Comments? Did I forget anyone?

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

So, Ms Casabona stopped by and she just finished reading this piece of historical fiction – the whole story is narrated by ‘Death’ and it follows Liesel, a German girl living during the Holocaust. When she is brought to live with foster parents who struggle to make ends meet, Liesel tries to have a carefree childhood but faces many obstacles. Personally, I never thought I’d enjoy reading ANOTHER book on the Holocaust b/c I’ve read them all. . .BUT, this is a new take and an emotional rollercoaster (goosebumps)! Add it to my list of Must-read novels! xoxo Ms. C

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