Saturday, September 22, 2012

Trying to post a video about the book Unstoppable by Nick Vujicik. Looks like all I can post is the link..: Unstoppable is by the same author as the book Life Without Limits.

Monday, September 3, 2012

An incredibly good book!

While I had at first thought that this book might be kind of weird, there wasn’t much selection to choose from if I wanted a print book from the blogging program, so I ordered The Orphan King to read and review, and now am glad I did! This book piqued my interest from the first page and kept me eager to continue reading. Thomas, an orphan who doesn’t have a clue of what his family’s mysterious past is or the destiny he is to fulfill, escapes the corrupt monastery where he was raised and ends up on an urgent quest with three mysterious companions who may or may not be just what they seem: a knight, a pickpocket, and a mute and deaf girl. Can Thomas trust them? Are they allies or enemies? And what lies beyond the walls of the city Magnus? I just have to add, I really liked the bold, creative, ingenious main character Thomas- and mischievous young Tiny John, the pickpocket. All the characters were well-written and memorable, but those two were my favorites! I read this whole book in less than 24 hours and couldn’t put it down! (My mom and two of my siblings have also read it now, and they were hooked, too!) I am now eagerly anticipating the second book in the series, Fortress of Mist, which is coming out in February. To sum up, the author, Sigmund Brouwer, writes a captivating and unforgettable story. I wish I could give this book more than 5 stars because it was way more than just a good book. This book was outstanding! A big thank-you to WaterBrook Multnomah for a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest revew!