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Brenden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
read in February, 2011
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Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island was a treat to read. I have read the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Stevenson and I really enjoyed it. Treasure Island was different though in that it was not as deep or significant in its message...more
Brenden rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World by Jennifer Armstrong
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Jennifer Armstrong’s rehashing of the story of Shackleton and his crew on the Endurance is a noteworthy rendition of the tale for its simplicity and ease of read, however, it offers readers little more than a dumbed down version of the story, and whi...more
Brenden rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Kit's Wilderness by David Almond
Kit's Wilderness
by David Almond
read in March, 2011
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Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond is “pretty good.” This was not very easy for me to say however. After reading Almonds self-written introductory page “About the Author” I was disgusted with his pomposity and self-indulgent sticky self-approbation. It...more
Brenden rated a book 1 of 5 stars
The New Policeman by Kate Thompson
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According to the Independent, The New Policeman is a “beautifully original book.” I agree with this statement, but like the Independent, have nothing better to say about the book or the writing. It is original, but as many original things are, it is...more
Brenden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2011
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I was looking forward to reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Having finished it, I understand why it won the Carnegie Medal in 2010. Gaiman knows how to write. The book was laced with little tidbits of myth and historical fantasy, but it was n...more
Brenden rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison
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The story follows Georgia as she attempts to balance home life, school, and boys. In the beginning she runs into a boy she calls a "Sex God" and from that point the book revolves around her adoration of him. Between the silly dialogue, the cartoon th...more
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41519 ENGL 300R LONDON — 18 members — last activity Dec 20, 2010 02:01PM
This group is for students enrolled in ENGL 300R at BYU's London Centre in winter 2011.
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