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jash_v

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Story Thieves | James Riley
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Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Date started: December 17, 2019
Date finished: December 20, 2019
Why I chose this book: I chose this book because I liked how descriptive the summary is, and it had some parts that made me want to continue reading it.
Summary: Owen is an ordinary guy, but when he was in class he was something unusual about Betahny(his classmate.)

jash_v Owen doesn't know that Bethany is a half fictional, but when he saw her jump into a book he wanted to see his favourite book series Kiel Gnomenfoot. But Bethany wasn't interested in that, she is busy looking for her father that disappeared into a book when she wa a kid. Owen gave an idea on how she can find her dad, but in return she had to bring him to his favorite series. So Bethany agreed, but she had a rule for Owen she said not interfere in t 1mo
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Top Ten | Katie Cotugno
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Genre: Romance, Young Adult
Date started: December 5, 2019
Date finished: December 19, 2019
Why I chose this book: I chose this book because it was about friendship.
Summary: Ryan is a popular hockey player in their high school team, and Gabby is the type of person who likes taking pictures. gabby and Ryan are different from each other, but they still maintain to keep their friendship.

jash_v They both faced many challenges (fights, parties, and trips that went wrong) and still got through all of it together. They never left each other's side but now that they are graduating high school and attending different colleges, they chose to honor their friendship by making 10 important moments of their friendship. 1mo
jash_v The 10 important moments were:

10. “Where to begin? Maybe the night we met.“
9. “Then there was our awkward phase.“
8. “When you were in love with me but never told me“
7. “Those five months we stopped talking were the hardest of my life.“
6. “Through terrible fights“
5. “And emotional makeups“
4. “You were there for me when I got my heartbroken.“
3. “but at times, you were also the one breaking it.“
2. “Above all, you helped me make sense of the
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The Blackthorn Key | Kevin Sands
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Genre: HIstorical Fiction, Paranormal Fiction
Date started: November 14, 2019
Date finished: November 20, 2019
Why I chose this book: I chose this book because it's full of mystery and it was had an interesting plot.
Summary: In the year 1665, and an orphan apprentice named Christopher Rowe (protagonist) is assisting his master Benedict Blackthorn.

jash_v Benedict is a kind and smart person, and he encourages Christopher to be better than him. But then, a strange cult started, and it began to murder all of London apothecaries (people who sell medicine.) He knew that he and his friends would be in danger, so he tries to stop the cult by solving riddles, codes, and it leads him to the truth about the Cult of the Archangel. 1mo
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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings | Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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Genre: Fiction
Date started: December 10, 2019
Date Finished: December 13, 2019
Why I chose this book: This was suggested by one of my friends, and they said it has a great plot.
Summary: The narrator in this book writes entries in a secret diary, and during her 3-month stay in an estate, she wrote something every day. On the first entry, it contained details about the reason why they were staying in an estate.

jash_v Her husband John diagnosed her with “a slight hysterical tendency.” The symptom showed were unclear, but her husband kept insisting that nothing was wrong with her. John is a respected physician, so she never doubted his assumptions. For the rest of their stay, she takes medicines and her husband has made a strict daily schedule. The narrator felt something was strange about the house, but John never paid attention. (edited) 1mo
jash_v There is a room at the first floor and the narrator kept insisting her husband that they should stay there. The room is spacious and airy, and the windows had bars on them, the walls had a yellow wall paper that had been ripped off but still they chose to sleep there. 1mo
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Don't You Cry | Cass Green
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Genre: Romance, Suspense,Thriller
Date started: November 23, 2019
Finished: December 1, 2019
Why I chose this: I chose this book because the summary at the back of the book was very descriptive and I wanted to read more of it.
Summary: Nina was in a blind date when suddenly she started to choke, and she was saved by a waitress named Angel. At first, Angel wasn't too nice to Nina, but when she saw her dying she came and save her.

jash_v Later that day, Nina heard a knock on her door. When she opened it she saw Angel holding a gun in front of her face. A few minutes later, Angel's brother suddenly appears covered in blood and he was holding a newborn baby in his arms. 1mo
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The 39 Steps | John Buchan
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Genre: Fiction, Thriller
Date started: December 3, 2019
Finished: December 16, 2019
Why I chose this book: I chose this book because it is a book that contains 2 stories
Summary: On vacation in London, Canadian Richard Hannay is involved in a worldwide spy ring related to the mysterious “39 steps.“ He then encounters agent Annabella Smith, who was killed in his apartment later on.

jash_v He was blamed for the murder, and his job is to escape from the police, while he tries to prevent Professor Jordan from sending secrets out of the country. 1mo
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Projekt 1065 | Alan Gratz
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Projekt 1065
Genre: Spy Fiction and Adventure fiction
Date started: December 2, 2019
Date Finished: December 12, 2019
Why did you choose this book: I chose this book because the cover was eye catching and I like to read mystery fictions.
Summary: Michael is a member of Hitler Youth, but he has a secret, he is a spy from Ireland. When he figured out that his friend's dad was in charge of “Projekt 1065“ he uses his photographic memory to steal it.

jash_v He faces many struggles along the way such as conquering his fear for heights, hiding a pilot from the Hitlers, stealing a project, going against his friends, and more. 1mo
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Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Date started: October 23, 2019
Date finished: December 10, 2019
How did you pick this book: It had an interesting book cover, so I decided to read it.
Summary:
Matt is a clone who is treated like an animal. He is the clone of El Patron( the most powerful person) and when he is not present people treat Matt differently. Before he found out that he was a clone, he lived very peacefully.

jash_v When he encountered the Alcran family and they found out that he was a clone, they trapped him inside a jail cell for a long time. After the abuse, torture, and almost death experiences he was let out. (edited) 2mo
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The Old Man and the Sea | Ernest Miller Hemingway
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Genre: Literary Fiction
Dare Started: October 7,2019
Date Finished: October 7, 2019
How did you choose this book: This book was recommended by one of my friends, and they said that the author is good at writing.
Summary: This book is about an old man who set out to the seas and for 84 days he comes home empty handed. On the 85th day, his bad luck ended as a big fish was caught but he cannot pull it in. Instead, the fish begins to pull the boat.

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City of Bones | Cassandra Clare
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Genre: Fantasy Fiction & Adventure Fiction
Date started: September 12, 2019
Date Completed: November 12, 2019
How did you choose this book: This was the only book I have not read.
Write a brief summary of the novel; who was the protagonist; what was his/her problem and how was the problem resolved? Clary is the main protagonist and when she went to the Pandemonium Club in NYC she encountered a murder.

jash_v Clary was about to call the police, but she didn't because the body disappeared into thin air and the murderers cannot not be seen by anyone else. The murderers introduced themselves as Shadowhunters “a secret tribe of warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons.“ Within 24 hours, her mom disappeared and there was no clue of her whereabout. 2mo
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