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Book Jounal Update--Artemis Fowl

Mar. 24th, 2006 | 11:23 am
mood: listless...whatever that is... listless...whatever that is...
music: silence. (litterally)

A. The title of the book is Artemis Fowl, and the author is Eoin Colfer.
B. Edna, a good friend of mine, says that this is her favorite book series, and I heard a lot of interesting things and, after reading a small description of just the character Artemis Fowl, I immediately checked it out from the library, seeing that Edna wasn't going to lend me hers.
C. The setting of the book is mainly in the Fowl Manor, in the future. It also takes place underground, where fairies live, also in the future.
D. The general tone of the book was calm and complicated.
E. I feel a little confused, but overall excited when reading this book.
F. The thing that I have in common with Artemis Fowl is that I like to be a higher status than everyone else, as does he.
G. I would like to switch lives with Artemis Fowl because he has everything planned a step ahead of everyone else, and he is extremely intelligent. Also, he seems to lead an interesting life, even if he is a criminal...
H. Yes, I would like to go and live in the world this book is set in because it has magical creatures, whom I would love to be and live under the surface of the earth, working away...
I. If the main character of the book(Artemis Fowl) moved to my house, I think the first thing we would have to do would be get a lot of computer screens and computers for him to be on-line, which he loves to do and does a lot...
J. I would recommend that other people read this book, because it is great!! ...but, you might need a dictionary at hand if your vocabulary is low...
K. Other things you need to know about this book would be the fact that, I feel I must say, Artemis Fowl is 12 years old and a millionaire, not to mention a criminal mastermind. Just keep that in mind as you read on in this book.
L. On a scale of one to ten, I would give this book a nine and a half, for being a bit confusing, but an overall good good book.

Where Are You When I Need You?

Feb. 2nd, 2006 | 05:17 pm
mood: rushed rushed
music: Waking Up -- Julien-K

Title: Where Are You When I Need You?
Author: Suzanne Newton

# of pages: 199/199
Setting: Tucker around the end of the school year
Summary: Missy is dead set on going to college once she graduates from collage...until things get a bit more complicated, with arguments, jealousy, and some...love? Now she's questioning her going to college at all...
Vocabulary: 1.
External Conflict: Missy having to battle against the cold when she rides her bike home.
Internal Conflict: Missy questioning her decision to go to college.
Notes: I, over all, liked this book, but I couldn't stand the fact that the author never told you what (beware of a small spoiler) Missy's haircut looked like!!

-not completed-


Feb. 2nd, 2006 | 04:30 pm
mood: blah blah
music: None

Title: Girlhearts
Author: Norma Fox Mazer

# of pages: 210/210
Summary: After Sarabeth's mom dies, her whole life changes, and dealing with it was harder than she thought...
Vocaboulary: 1.
External Conflict: Billy yelling at Sarabeth when he had had enough.
Internal Conflict: Sarabeth adjusting with her new life, now that her mom's gone.
Other Notes: I thought that this was a good, but sad book. If you don't like sad books, then don't read this one.

(((If you think that mensioning the death of Sarabeth's mom is a spoiler, you know she will from the very first sentence, so it's not.)))

~it's not done yet....~

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Dec. 12th, 2005 | 04:22 pm
mood: ...I feel like hurting you... ...I feel like hurting you...

~December Grade~

Title – A Series of Unfortunate Events - The Penultimate Peril
Author - Lemony Snicket
# of pages - 353
Setting - Hotel Denouement the few days before a meeting of various noble people
Example of Internal Conflict - the Baudelaire orphans deciding who is or isn't a noble person
Example of External Conflict - the harpoon gun killing -----
Favorite Characters' Details - Violet : an inventor, ties up her hair to think better, female, oldest of the Baudelaire children, friend of the Quagmire triplets, lost parents in a fire
Other Characters' Details - Claus : male, smart, middle Baudelaire child, takes notes in his common place book, figures things out fairly quickly, wears glasses, friend of the Quagmire triplets, lost parents in a fire
Sunny : femlae, youngest Baudelaire dhild, loves to chew on things, barely learning how to walk and talk, has a launguage of her own that siblings understand, friend of the Quagmire triplets, lost parents in a fire
Summary - The Baudelaire orphans are just coming from a terrible ride in a submarine
Recommendation - It is a slightly confusing book, so if you don't like books that make you think or that vare sad, this book isn't for you, but it still is a great book. At parts, things start to look up for the Baudelaire children, so this one is kind of happier
Why I chose this book - I chose this book because ever since I read the first book, I've liked this series of books and have kept on reading book after book. When I heard that this book had come out, I tried to get my hands on it as soon as possible.

Nancy Drew Files 109

Nov. 8th, 2005 | 05:45 pm

Nancy witnesses a virtuoso performance played in the key of D...for danger
((from the back of the book))

Title - Nancy Drew : Love Notes
Author - Carolyn Keene
# of pages - 152/152
Setting - Westbridge, Massachusetts before a Music Festival
Example of Internal Conflict - Nancy deciding who did the crime and who's safe to tell what she's dicovered
Example of External Conflict - Keiko falling off of her horse and hurting her wrist
Favorite Characters' Details - Nancy Drew : female, loves to solve mysteries, shoulder-length reddish blonde hair, blue eyes, slender build
Other Characters' Details - Bess Marvin : female, George's cousin,
Ted Martinelli : male, blond hair, green eyes, athletic build, pianist, morning person, athletic, from California
Keiko Yamamoto : female, waist-length glossy black hair, 'night owl', pianist, from Japan
Alexander Poliakin : male, from Russia, long dark hair, dark beard, broad shoulders, stooped posture, pianist, great knowledge of mushrooms
Curt Lucas : male, cleft chin, sharply chiseled features, thick shock of silver hair, award-winning broadway compser, judge at Music Festival
Summary - Nancy Drew thinks that her trip to the little town of Westbridge would be relaxing, but when she meets the three piano finalists of a Music Festival and terrib;e things happen to them all, her 'relaxing vacation turns into another mystery for her to solve! Who is doing this and why? And what will happen after things warm up between her and Ted? Read to find out!
Recommendation - I think that this a good and interesting book, full of action and mystery! ...but the back of them book lies in some places....
Why I chose this book - I went to the book store and saw a bunch of Nancy Drew book, read the back of the book, and decided that this had an interesting plot, so I bought it.


Nov. 7th, 2005 | 03:35 pm
mood: ah! so refreshed! ah! so refreshed!

You're invited...to die.
((from the cover, just sounded interesting and decided to put it here))

Title - Fear Street : Trapped
Author - R.L. Stine
# of pages - 146/146
Setting - at Shadyside High on a Saturday during detention
Example of Internal Conflict - Elaine deciding whether or not to sneak out of detention with the other trouble-makers
Example of External - Elaine falling through the rotted wood and hurting her ankle on the hard floor
Favorite Characters' Details - Elaine Butler : gets good grades, student council, track, and the newspaper, never got a detention before (this is her first)
Other Characters' Details - Mr. Savage : principal of Shadyside High, large and tired-looking eyes with dark bags under them, cheeks are sunken, always wears a black suit and tie
Bo Kendall : jet-black hair, stories about him saying--he got into fights, smoked in class, set fire-crackers off in the boy's restroom, and maybe stole a car (no-one knows for sure), sets paper on fire at beginning of book, trouble-maker
Max : heavyset, hair hung down into his face, had a razor stubble as thick as sandpaper, artist, Bo's good friend, did graffiti [hence the reason for his detention]
Darlene : brown-haired, pretty, wears too much make-up (making her not prettyImage hosted by Photobucket.com[gave her face a 'harsh' quality])
Jerry Fox : short, slight, sandy-colored hair that was curly and cut close to his head, a 'good kid'
Summary - Elaine was a good kid, but if your missed 3 homework assignments in Mr. Forest's class, it was straight to Saturday detention for you. No second chances. When she got to school on Saturday, rain poured out mercilessly, but into detention she went. In the detention room, 4 other kids were in there. Not her usual crowd, but she doesn't have a choice.
Then, the 3 mischief-makers decide to sneak out and get themselves some snacks, so Elaine follows, with Jerry close behind her. Afterwards, they hear footsteps, and run into the auditorium for safety. But what will they do after Elaine falls through a rotted board in a hidden room? What happens when the 5 students decide to explore the dark, damp place Elaine fell into? It will be more than I'm sure they've bargained for. Read it to find out!!
Recommendation - I recommend that you read this book, because it is scary and interesting all at the same time! But if you don't like the sight of every bone in someone's body being crushed, then don't read it....
What made me read this book - I ws looking in a book-store to see which book to buy, and I decided on a Nacy Drew book. But then I saw a bunch of books by R.L. Stine and, from experience, knew that they were scary, so decided to get one. I didn't like the cover, but the first page sounded interesting, so I brought it home and read it and here it is!

Book Journal official Entry - Harry Potter 6

Oct. 11th, 2005 | 04:06 pm
mood: confused, but not here  -.- confused, but not here -.-

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Title: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Author: J.K. Rowling
# of pages: about 700 (I borrowed it from a friend and can't remember... Image hosted by Photobucket.com)
Setting: Hogwarts and other various places around the wizarding world
External Conflict: The evil water stuff by the ---- horocrux
Internal Conflict: Harry deciding whether or not he like Ginny and whether to show it.
Favorite Character: Harry, and I like him paticularly in this book because he is being really clever in spots, and is going through a small breakdown in his head, which is happening to me recently.... (Image hosted by Photobucket.com)
Plot Summary: Harry Potter is going back to Hogwarts, but this time, Snape isn't his potion teacher! An old potions teacher from Hogworts (and Dumbledore's old friend) returns, thanks to Harry's convincing. Harry is now being taught lessons by Dumbledore and is learning all there is known about Volemort's past as Tom Riddle and the Dark Lord. Now, who will teach Defense Against the Dark Arts? Snape! Harry and friends aren't liking that class much this year at Hogwarts...and what will become of the old potions book that Harry found whose previous owner was the mysterious 'Half Blood Prince'? And who is this Half Blood Prince? Will any more beloved characters die? Read to find out!

Recommendation: I recomend that you READ THIS BOOK!!!! It is the best book ever! ^~^

ps: I put the warning at the top because I don't like to know pretty much anything before I read a certain book, just that it's recommended by a friend or something...

Miracle Girls

Sep. 29th, 2005 | 07:09 pm
mood: okay okay

Miracle Girls
Nami Akimoto

Miracle girls is a pretty good book. I just read the first one, and it isn't that exciting, but I like it anyway. Its about two twins who have psychic powers when together. Although they are twins, their personalities are total opposite. Toni is athletic, pretty smart, and goes to an all girls school while Mika is a super smart girl who goes to a totally different school and is very bad at sports.
The trouble begins when Mika is chosen to be in the Sports Fair relay race by lottery. She hates Jackson's guts, and loosing the relay will mean that she'll never hear the end of it. She convinces Toni to switch places with her for one day, and being different personalities and all...people started to suspect.
Luckily for Toni though, Mika's friend Jessie helps her survive the day. But what happens when Mr. Kagura, Mika's scary science teacher, catches on to them on the day of the Sports Fair? He learns about their switch, and their psychic powers!!
Toni wins the race, and then Mika is asked to do more running, Toni offers to switch again. But it's not all for Mika. Toni wants to see Jackson again. Toni (as Mika) helps decline the offer, and survives for the day. But then Jackson shows up at their house!!! What'll happen next? Read the book to find out!


PS: its too bad that my randomness never comes out on my personal journal...just my Book Journal....Its not fair! T-T

Harry Potter

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 04:30 pm
mood: crushed! T-T crushed! T-T
music: the Power Puff Girls

Okay. Now that I know what's what and all, I shall just put the whole story summary now, instead of pretending I haven't read it.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
J.K. Rowling

I personally think that this is the greatest Harry Potter book yet, full of suspense and drama. Like in all of the books before, it had deaths and drama too, but this one is like the climax; what all of the other books were building up to. The death of ---- (I'm not going to spoil that! read it yourself! :P) was so sad! It made me cry~! T-T And I think that Snape is awesome, exspecially at the beginning of the book, where I admired him most. Image hosted by Photobucket.com He kinda reminded me of Shadow...I guess. The Unbreakable Vow was also a very interesting part because he was taking a big risk. I also thought it was interesting how Voldemort's past was laid out and such. And Harry's getting the memory! Awesome~! But I was kind of disapointed to find out that the Half Blood Prince was -----. (again, no spoilers) I didn't really like the potions teacher this year...I almost never do. >,< It almost seemed as if Harry's whole world (in this book) was being thrown into deep sadness...The death and the funeral made me cry though~! T-T I am a very sensitive person! {not!}

Over all, I still think that this is the greatest book ever~! {or at least in the Harry Potter series.}
I can't wait for the next book to come out! Image hosted by Photobucket.com