Category 5 Bunny reviews

Mini Review: The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard BookThe Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Date Released: September 30th 2007

Pages: 312

Read/listened: 17.5.2014

Format: audiobook

Source: borrowed

Narrator: Neil Gaiman

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After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy...

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Book Review: S – J. J. Abrams & Douglas Dorst

SS by J. J. Abrams and Douglas Dorst

Date Released: October 29th 2013

Pages: 473

Read/listened: 14.5.2014

Format: hardback

Source: bought

Synopsis

 

 

One book. Two readers. A world of mystery, menace, and desire.

A young woman picks up a book left behind by a stranger. Inside it are his margin notes, which reveal a reader entranced by the story and by its mysterious author. She responds with notes of her own, leaving the book for the stranger, and so begins an unlikely conversation that plunges them both into the unknown.

THE BOOK: Ship of Theseus, the final novel by a prolific but enigmatic writer named V. M...

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Book Review: Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

Ready Player OneReady Player One by Ernest Cline

Date Released: August 6th 2011

Pages: 374

Read/listened: 7.3.2014

Format: audiobook

Source: borrowed

Narrator: Wil Wheaton

Synopsis

 

 

It's the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.

Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets. 

And like most of humanity, Wade dreams of being the one to discover the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this virtual world...

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Book Review: No Plot? No Problem! – Chris Baty

No Plot No ProblemNo Plot? No Problem! by Chris Baty

Date Released: September 16th 2004

Pages: 176

Read/listened: 13.2.2014

Format: paperback

Source: bought

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You've always wanted to write, but . . . just haven't gotten around to it.No Plot? No Problem! is the kick in the pants you've been waiting for.

Let Chris Baty, founder of the rockin' literary marathon National Novel Writing Month (a.k.a. NaNoWriMo), guide you through four exciting weeks of hard-core noveling. Baty's pep talks and essential survival strategies cover the initial momentum and energy of Week One, the critical "plot flashes" of Week Two, the "Can I quit now?" impulses of Week Three, and the champagne and roar of the crowd during Week Four...

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Book Review: Spy Glass – Maria V. Snyder

Spy GlassSpy Glass by Maria V. Snyder

Series: Glass #3, Chronicles of Ixia

Date Released: September 1st 2010

Pages: 535

Read/listened: 18.1.2014

Format: audiobook

Source: borrowed

Narrator: Jennifer Van Dyck

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An undercover mission leads to danger, adventure, and an impossible choice. 

After siphoning her own blood magic in the showdown at Hubal, student glass magician Opal Cowan lost her powers. Immune to the effects of magic, Opal is now an outsider looking in, spying through the glass on those with the powers she once had. Powers that make a difference in the world.

Suddenly the beautiful pieces she makes begin to flash in the presence of magic and Opal learns that someone has stolen some of her blood...

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Book Review: Sea Glass – Maria V. Snyder

Sea GlassSea Glass by Maria V. Snyder

Series: Glass #2, Chronicles of Ixia

Date Released: August 18th 2009

Pages: 379

Read/listened: 8.1.2014

Format: audiobook

Source: borrowed

Narrator: Jennifer Van Dyck

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Like the colorful pieces of sea glass washed up on shore, Opal has weathered rough waters and twisting currents. But instead of finding a tranquil eddy, Opal is caught in a riptide. Her unique glass messengers which allow instant communication over vast distances have become a vital part of Sitian society. Once used solely by the Councilors and magicians, other powerful factions are now vying for control. Control of the messengers equals control of Sitia. Unfortunately that also means control of Opal...

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