Snapshot

AGE RATING: 14+

TEEN RATING: 4.1/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: Despite being a short novel physically and a short story, Snapshot is by no accounts a novel to laugh at or pass over because as small and short as the book may seem it packs a punch only few authors are capable of delivering with such few words. Whatever Snapshot lacks in size, it makes up for it many times over in the quality and the lasting effect the story has on the reader. If ever there was a time to heed the warning, “Never judge a book by it’s cover,” it would be with Snapshot. Continue reading Snapshot

New York 2140

AGE RATING: 14+

TEEN RATING: 3.9/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: An incredibly complex and intricate story line which at times was astonishing to read because of the sheer scale and complexity of the plot. However the same intricacy which at times made the novel such a breathtaking read, was also ironically it’s downfall at times, due to the length of time the plot took to develop and mature. Overall a great read, however long it may have been at times. Continue reading New York 2140

Department 19

AGE RATING: 13+

TEEN RATING: 3.5/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: Certainly an incredible amount of background work must have taken place to give the book such a realistic and tactile feel to it, while also integrating it into the history of the human race so soundly. Cementing the authenticity of Department 19 as almost, real. But, vampires don’t exist? Or do they? Altogether a great and slightly different read! Continue reading Department 19

Ender’s Game

AGE RATING: 13+

TEEN RATING: 4.8/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: An incredibly written story, with plenty of twists and turns along the way. Each to keep us guessing, at where the final destination may actually be in the grand scheme of things. If written differently Ender’s Game could easily have become incredibly boring and an easily forgettable story. Fortunately for us, however, Orson’s writing technique and his ability to leave us all in the dark makes Ender’s Game and sensational read. Leaving you lost for words, deep in thought and wishing for more… Continue reading Ender’s Game