Book Review: The 117-storey treehouse

Published: 22 August 2019 Favorite quote: 🌳"Can't" "can" "can't" "can"🌳 (reminded me of fights I still have with my sisters) Page length: 371 Review: I read this whole book in about 45 mins. I'm the kind of person who'd read anything, even a picture book. I just take pleasure in reading.😋 This is a book for kids of …

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Book Review: We hunt the flame by Hafsah Faizal

Blurb: People lived because she killed. People died because he lived. Nobody knows that Zafira is the Hunter. Forced to disguise herself as a man, she braves the cursed forest to feed her people. If she is exposed as a girl, all of her achievements will be rejected. Nasir is the infamous Prince of Death, …

Book review: The killing joke by Christa Faust and Gary Phillips

Blurb: A tragic, unnamed engineer-turned-criminal is immersed in chemicals that disfigure him bizarrely, driving him mad and thus giving birth to the Joker. While the insane criminal is imprisoned, Batman and Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) patrol Gotham City together, taking down perps such as the crime boss Maxie Zeus. Simultaneously Detective Harvey Bullock works with Commissioner …

Book review: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Blurb: Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; …

Book Review: The Wonderling by Mira Bartok

Blurb: Welcome to the Home for Wayward and Misbegotten Creatures, an institution run by evil Miss Carbunkle, a cunning villainess who believes her terrified young charges exist only to serve and suffer. Part animal and part human, the groundlings toil in classroom and factory, forbidden to enjoy anything regular children have, most particularly singing and music. …