Book Review: A MONSTER CALLS BY PATRICK NESS

Book Title: A Monster Calls

Author: Patrick Ness (original idea by Siobhan Dowd)

Genre: low fantasy novel written for children

Summary: Thirteen year old Connor is having a bit of a rough time. First of all, his mom is really, really sick. Then there’s his dad, who’s too busy with his other family, but Connor is pretty used to that right now. Then there’s his grandmother, and they both don’t get along at all. Finally, there’s a monster that visits him at midnight. The monster strikes a deal with Connor– he’ll tell him 3 true stories, and the forth story must be Connor’s. As easy as it sounds, Connor isn’t sure he’s ready to face what he’s hidden so deep within himself for so long.

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“Made in UAE – New books for Emirati children” Exhibition

The Untitled Chapters Team is proud to annonce a series of events called the “Made in UAE  New books for Emirati children” Exhibition organized by the Goethe – institute featuring Emirati Writers bringing in new books into the market for Emirati Children. Go ahead, support and see what Emirati Writers are capable of

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Book Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien

Book Title: The Hobbit

Author: J.R.R Tolkien

Genre: Fantasy

Summary: A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS

 

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

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Book Review: WINTERGIRLS BY LAURIE HALSE ANDERSON

Book Title: Wintergirls

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson

Genre: Young Adult

Summary: Lia and Cassie are best friends, and each other’s support to maintain their matchstick figure. But when Cassie dies, Lia does the only thing that makes her feel in control- lose more weight, as much as possible, as fast as possible. None of her family members are aware of her “goal”, and there’s only Cassie, haunting Lia through her deteriorating state, and beckoning her to the other side.

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A Reading Kabocha READ-A-THON

Reading is one of the passtimes that we just simply adore, we can get lost in a book for hours and so with that said, We are pleased to announce that our good friend Asma A.J from A Reading Kabocha, the Emirati Book Blooger will be holding a READ-A-THON on her blog this December How does it work? Starting from December 1st, you pick up a book, and read. Once done, you pick up another and read- repeat until the last hour of December 3rd.    Where can we sign up? You can sign up for this by going to the A Reading Kabocha website and sign … Continue reading A Reading Kabocha READ-A-THON