Review: The Hiding Place

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imageTitle: The Hiding Place

Author: Corrie ten Boom and John and Elizabeth Sherril

Series: None

Publisher: Batnam

Publish Date: October 1 1984

Genres: NonFiction, Biography

At one time Corrie ten Boom would have laughed at the Idea that there would ever be a story to tell. For the first fifty years of her life nothing at all out of the ordinary had ever happened to her. She was an old-maid watchmaker living contentedly with her spinster sister and their elderly father in the tiny Dutch house over their shop. Their uneventful days, as regulated as their own watches, revolved around their abiding love for one another. However, with the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, a story did ensue.

Corrie ten Boom and her family became leaders in the Dutch Underground, hiding Jewish people in their home in a specially built room and aiding their escape from the Nazis. For their help, all but Corrie found death in a concentration camp. The Hiding Place is their story.

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Review: To Kill a Mockingbird

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imageTitle: To Kill a Mockingbird

Author: Harper Lee

Series: None (but soon to be!)

Publisher: NA

Publish Date: July 11, 1960

Genres: Contemporary, Fiction

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.

Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior – to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos.

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Review: Champion

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imageTitle: Champion

Author: Marie Lu

Series: Legend Series

Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons

Publish Date: November 5, 2013

Genres: Young Adult, Dystopian

He is a Legend.

She is a Prodigy.

Who will be Champion?

June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic—and each other—and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government’s elite circles as Princeps-Elect, while Day has been assigned a high-level military position.

But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them: just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic’s border cities. This new strain of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the only one who knows the key to her country’s defense. But saving the lives of thousands will mean asking the one she loves to give up everything.

With heart-pounding action and suspense, Marie Lu’s bestselling trilogy draws to a stunning conclusion.

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Movie Review: Grease

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imageMovie Review: Grease

I’m pretty sure everyone has seen the movie, it’s a classic. (Warning: If you have not seen this movie, I suggest you watch it before reading this review, spoiler alert). But I don’t believe it should be a classic. Hear me out on this, think about what the movie’s main message is. If you can’t get the guy of the dreams its your fault. And to get the guy, completely change the way you look/act to what he likes. It is also has themes of the dangers of teenage pregnancy. And last but not least the douchest of all douche guys all in one high school.

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Movie Review: Love, Rosie

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Boom Third Post this night, thank you Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha
This movie was so cute, adorable, and just perfect. It is a British film that was released on October 22, 2014 in the United Kingdom. It stars Lilly Collins as Rosie and Sam Clafin as Alex (you will always be Finnick in my heart R.I.P.) The movie centers around their relationship and their relationships with other people.

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Review: Our Beautiful Child 

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imageTitle: Our Beautiful Child

Author: Annalisa Crawford

Series: None

Publisher: Battered Suitcase Press

Publish Date: June 2014

Genres: Realistic Fiction, Horror

“The Boathouse collects misfits. Strange solitary creatures that yearn for contact with the outside world, but not too much. They sit, glass in hand, either staring at the table in front of them, or at some distant point on the horizon.” … so says the narrator of Our Beautiful Child. And he’s been around long enough to know. People end up in this town almost by accident. Ella is running away from her nightmares, Sally is running away from the memories of previous boyfriends and Rona is running away from university. Each of them seek sanctuary in the 18th century pub, The Boathouse; but in fact, that’s where their troubles begin. Ella finds love, a moment too late; Rona discovers a beautiful ability which needs refining before she gets hurt; and Sally meets the captivating Murray, who threatens to ruin everything. Three women. Three stories. One pub.

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