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Monday Book Tally 9/24

Last week, I mentioned that I was almost done with Patrick Ness’s Monsters of Men. Well, I finished it this week. I have to say that I was a bit sad to finish this series. I’ve gotten to know Viola and Todd – and even Mayor Prentiss – so well over these three books that I’m going to miss them. That just goes to show you how great Ness is as a writer. There are powerful scenes from these books that have stayed with me – Manchee’s final scene, the end of The Knife of Never Letting Go (book #1), 1017’s final look at Todd as he flees New Prentisstown – and all of them deal with characters I grew to care about. Who are your favorite characters? Do you have any characters that you miss? Be sure to leave a comment and tell us about them!

This week, I also finished reading the short story prequel called “The New World” that Patrick Ness gave away for free. An amazing writer who gives a story to his fans for free… It doesn’t get much better than that!

So, what books did you finish this week? I can’t wait to hear about them!

Here’s our class tally:

Core 1: 12

Core 2: 9

Core 3: 18

Core 4: 15

And here are a few of the titles that we finished:

Nothing But the Truth by Avi

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Loser by Jerry Spinelli

Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Bone series by Jeff Smith

Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi

Bang! by Sharon Flake

Keep the titles coming! Check back next Monday to see what your classmates are reading…

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