Author: Ryan Graudin

Book Review: Blood for Blood

Posted January 4, 2018 by Maryam in book review, Maryam / 0 Comments
Book Review: Blood for Blood

HELLO THERE. I am back huehue. It’s been a truly long while since I last wrote a review on this blog. Life has been prettttty hectic since the start of 2017 and it took me a long while to get used to school life. I even had to shut down my personal book blog because it did not seem wise to continue it when I haven’t blogged in almost a year. BUT ANYWAYS. Back to the review! It’s safe to say that this book broke me, shattered me, killed me. I mean, HELLO WHAT IS THIS. For someone who isn’t a more »

Book Review: Wolf by Wolf

Posted January 21, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 3 Comments
Book Review: Wolf by Wolf

Wolf by Wolf starts out on a cattle car heading to a concentration camp, and very quickly the reader learns that this is going to be no ordinary book. It’s sad, devastating, but also full of suspense, revenge, and excitement. It could very easily have become a book that tried to do too much, since it’s alternate history, a bit sci fi, and a road trip story. But instead it was fabulous. THIS is the book that is going to cement Ryan Graudin in the YA Hall of Fame. (I know we don’t actually have one, but…) I was hooked more »

Book Review: The Walled City

Posted October 22, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Walled City

My expectations for The Walled City were through the ROOF. Why? Well, I was going to write a book about Kowloon Walled City at one point. Not at all like this one, but I had studied and researched the setting and its inhabitants for a pretty long time, devouring websites, blogs, articles, and documentaries. There is not a lot out there, almost as if the people that used to live there want to keep the enclave’s secrets under wraps. But if it could be found, I found it. As far as I know, there weren’t ANY works of fiction that used more »