Sunday, March 21, 2010


Title: Uglies
Author: Scott Westerfeld
Pages: 426
Cover Rating: 4/5
Character Rating: 5/5
Plot Rating: 5/5
Overall Rating: 5/5

I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS BOOK!!!! It is my second time reading it... And I thought that I might not like it as much this time.... Since I knew what was going to happen, but I think I liked it just as much, if not more this time around... I think it made a lot more since this time, especially at the beginning... LOVED IT!!!! Wow... It is such a page turner... I finished it within a few days... I have to say I am a big David fan... if they ever make a movie out of it, and they have the whole, "whose side are you on, David, or Zane?" I am so gonna say DAVID!!! hehehe Love the book though... I am very glad that I read it a second time, and I can't wait to read it a third... I recommend this book to EVERYONE! Especially to people that are not that big on books yet... This might start your fascination with them!


Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that? Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be pretty. And when shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world -- and it isn't very pretty.

The Amethyst Ring

Title: The Amethyst Ring
Author: Scott O'Dell
Pages: 212
Cover Rating: 4/5
Character Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5
Overall Rating: 4/5

Okay, first of all I have to say that I did LOVE this book... But..... First with the good... It was written wonderfully. The characters were SO believable... IT showed all their faults... Which I think a lot of books do not... It was wonderful... because the main character you loved... but you slowly saw him changing for the worst... It was so strange... Because you were routing for the main character, but then he would do something, and you are like, "WHAT???" It kind of reminded me of (here comes the bad) the 3rd episode of Star Wars. I always loved Anakin... But in the third one, you saw him slowly corrupted... Yet you still were rooting for him during some of it... Like you did not know what side you wanted to be on... LOVED IT!!! It just crept up so slowly... But it was kind of depressing at the same time... But in a semi-good way. So that is the only reason it could not get 5/5... I highly recommend the series.

(I have decided not to put a plot in, if you read the first 2 books, you will defiantly read this one.)

The Minstrel's Tale

Title: The Minstrel's Tale
Author: Berit Haahr
Pages: 247
Cover Rating: 1/5
Character Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 3/5
Overall Rating: 3.5/5

(Just as a side note the next few books that I review I read a while a go, anywhere from a few months, till right about now.)
I was actually very surprised at how much I liked this book. I must say that I was not that keen on the writing style of the author.... Thought she was very good at coming up with the story... LOVED the characters, but I was not really that crazy, on how she wrote it... Like I was not happy with the way she used her words... In fact I disliked it so much that I almost did not read it! But I stuck with it, and I really LIKED IT!!!! So very happy with it! I thought that the characters were very believable, and I was happy about that... I would recommend it for anyone looking for an easy read, that likes historical fiction!

Determined not to marry the man her father has chosen for her, thirteen-year-old Judith disguises herself as a boy and sets off to become one of the King's Minstrels, yet the journey is long and so she must use her wits to keep herself safe and her identity hidden.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Title: Emma
Author: Jane Austen
Pages: 354
Time took to read: ?
Cover Rating: 4/5
Character Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5
Overall Rating: 4/5

I deeply loved this book... How could I not?? Jane Austen is a master mind when it comes to weaving a plot and incorporating believable characters... This was a great book and I give it full marks for everything... I just wish I had read it all in a shorter period of time... But all in all I LOVED it... I recommend it to all Jane Austen fans..

(this is not really a plot summary, but I liked it... so I thought I would put it here instead.)

Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like." In the very first sentence she introduces the title character as "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich." Emma, however, is also rather spoiled; she greatly overestimates her own matchmaking abilities; and she is blind to the dangers of meddling in other people's lives and is often mistaken about the meanings of others' actions.