Allison Allain

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The Beginning of Everything (International Edition&hellip by Robyn Schneider
Book Review  The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
The Beginning of Everything was written by Robyn Schneider and originally published in August 2013 by Katherine Tegen Books.
Ezra Faulkner was the golden boy of Eastwood High: homecoming king, student body president, captain of the tennis team and a popular cheerleader for a girlfriend. Everything seemed perfect until the car accident that shatters his knee, his chances of playing tennis and his social status all in an instant. After a summer of solitude, and no longer fitting in with his previous group of friends he finds himself sitting at a table with his old friend Toby and his band of misfits. He also meets the… Read more
The Returned by Jason Mott
The Returned by Jason Mott
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The Returned was written by Jason Mott and originally published in August 2013 by Harlequin Mira

Harold and Lucille Hargrave have changed a lot over the years. They have grown old since the unfortunate drowning of their only son Jacob on his eight birthday in 1966. They have finally settled into their lives without him when one day Jacob shows up on their doorstep looking just like he had the day they had last laid eyes on him. Jacob isnt the only one who has come back; all around the world people have been returning from beyond. People dont know how to react; Could this be a sign of the end or a miracle from God? Are these really their loved ones or an imitation of some sort… Read more
This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship Of Victor &hellip by Kenneth Oppel
This Dark Endeavour  The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein was written by Kenneth Oppel and originally published in 2011 by Harper Trophy Canada

Most people have heard of Dr. Frankenstein and his monster; if not from Mary Shelleys book Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus, than from one of the many movie adaptations that have been made since the books 1818 release. I was lucky enough to be assigned Frankenstein when I was in University and really enjoyed the book though I really must revisit it since it has been too long and details escape me. When I first heard that Kenneth Oppel was writing a prequel series I knew I had to read it because I love a good origin story… Read more