Don’t Miss this Book Reviews of The Book of Atrus (Myst, Book 1)!

Book Review: Beautiful

Rating: 5 stars

This book starts off where BoT (Book of Ti’ana) had left off. It introduces young Atrus as he begins to learn the D’ni life and their past. Atrus learns everything, from the life of his grandfather, his mother, and the D’ni through the voice of his grandmother, Anna. When his father, Gehn, a son of the couple Anna (Ti’ana) and the fated Aitrus, comes into the cleft to pick up his son to take him to D’ni. Atrus begins to learn more about D’ni life, their culture, their talents, everything. Until his father became mad.

The Book of Atrus is yet another fantastic novel written by the talented Rand Miller, writer at online assignment writing service. It leaves a wonderful ending for the PC game Riven: The Sequel to Myst which is a computerized/playable sequel of this novel. This is one of the finest novels alongside Book of Ti’ana. It introduces our hero Atrus in his young life. This is definitely recommended and it’s a wonderfully written novel. I highly recommend it!

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Book Review: How good can you get?

Rating: 5 stars

The Myst series was such a wonderful series, after I found out they made a book about the history of Myst, I basically thought that it would be horrible. Grave mistake. This is one of the best books I have ever read. It couldn’t get any better.

The creators of Myst even helped make it, and they knew what they were making. The horrible thing is that these books were discontinued.

Even if they were discontinued, it is not a reason not to buy them. They are all wonderful books and I suggest you get all of them.


The Book of Internet Memes

Book Review: Fun and Amazing

Rating: 5 stars

This book describes the popular trends and influence of funny Internet Memes on our society. For people, who don’t know what is a meme, the author explains this phenomenon: “A meme is a unit of cultural information. They can be any phrase, idea, video, funny image or sound that is transmitted from person to person based on imitation.”

The book is full of old-school memes from Russian Memes (the fast-growing meme website of 2017). “The book of Fucking Hilarious Internet Memes” contains also the best funny articles from Buzzfeed (popular U.S. blog).

Feedbacks by readers:

“So, at first I bought this book just for fun since it looked funny so then I kept on reading it and the end I just laughed. That’s all, just gonna keep on laughing now. “– Matthew Mao

“Bought as a Christmas gift. The book is ok. Full of random “old-school” memes from the early days of memes. Could use an update to make it more modern in its content.”- Tripping Billy



Book Reviews of Maui Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Snorkel, Paddle, Surf, Drive (Hawaiian Hiking Guides)

Book Review: owning the series

Rating: 5 stars

They fit our comfort zone and after two trips to Maui we still haven’t exhausted all the hiking possibilities. The fact that they’re heavy on sports and leave out the hype is what makes them click for us. They haven’t left out family outings and provide a complete rundown of where it’s safe to swim and snorkel. For beach days, we still find Maui our #1 choice and for stand alone guidebooks, the Maui Trailblazer fills the bill.

We’ve also used their Kauai and Hawaii Big Island books. They have the same layout, same adventure driven menu good deal!


Book Review: the good life

Rating: 5 stars

We’ve found a good guidebook is worth its weight in gold and the Maui Trailblazer by the Sprouts got a thorough testing as we explored the island — sublime listing after listing. Mandatory for preplanning. We reserved our Haleakala primitive cabin weeks ahead. For getting around in the jungle world and waterworld, it bulges with all the good stuff.

Book Review: Maui fun in the great outdoors

Rating: 4 stars

Maui begs to be explored and Trailblazer never ceases to provide hours upon hours of excitement, adventure, and exceptional hiking. No other guide remotely comes close to the detail or precision that trailblazer has in regards to hiking. If you’re the type of individual who yearns to see the great outdoors, the scenery that is often forgotten in paradise, then Trailblazer is a must.

Book Review: Nice Mix, Upfront, Straight Advice + some laughs

Rating: 5 stars

It was a fun visit in February. We sketched out a loose To Do List of hikes that we had heard about on the internet. Then bought the Maui Trailblazer and narrowed down how many we could do in a week.

Their day hikes: Two that made our top ten were the Swinging Bridges (reserve a half of a day) and the Twin Falls (easy) trails. Bamboo forests, waterfalls, the geckos on our bedroom walls, shave ice, and the Nene geese were all new to us.

Go there, it’s paradise and bring the Maui Trailblazer to show the way.

Book Review: Heavy on adventures

Rating: 5 stars

Our vacation started with our usual check in and unpack at our rented Kihei condo. We spent day one at the beach park across the street and pigged out at a luau that night. Day two we found this book on the coffee table and took it up to Haleakala. It was with us constantly for the next six days. One of its greatest assets was its organized content. All activities are numbered and their locations correspond to the same numbers on the section’s map so you never are lost. We could open the book up randomly and instantly find the directions and description of a place to snorkel or hike or bodysurf. They closed the beaches at Makena while we were there and having this guide gave us all our alternatives. We switched across to Baldwin Beach and didn’t miss one day in the water.

Popular High Rating Book: A Ring of Endless Light

Book Review: A Ring of Endless Light

Rating: 5 stars

“A Ring of Endless Light” by Madeleine L’Engle is a fictional, poetic story about an almost 16-year-old girl who is spending the summer with her family and Grandfather on Seven Bay Island. Her Grandfather is battling leukemia and a lot of this book is about handling death and questioning life.

Vicky is trying to decide between three different guys: one, Leo, who Vicky wants to just be a friend, Zachary, who drives too fast and scares Vicky most of the time, and Adam, who Vicky feels the closest too, but Adam treats her like a child just when Vicky feels like finally growing up. Confused and curious, Vicky has philosophical discussions with her family and meets Basil, Noberta, and Njord, three dolphins that she can communicate almost telepathically with.

I thought this book was very deep and meaningful because it gives a different perspective on life and death. Teenagers 12-16 would probably enjoy this book the most out of any age group.

Book Review: A Ring of Endless Light

Rating: 5 stars

Commander Rodney is dead and Vicky Austin’s friend Zachary with his suicidal actions may be to blame. Vicky’s grandfather is diagnosed with a terminal cancer and will probably not live through the summer. To get her mind off things Vicky takes up a job helping Adam, who is studying to become a marine biologist, with his project on dolphin communication. Zach brings Vicky down but claims he needs her to stay well. Adam and the dolphins help her be herself but then Adam puts distance between himself and Vicky. Leo, Commander Rodney’s son, is just flat out in love with her.

I found A Ring of Endless Light to be a fun and uplifting novel. I could relate to the way Vicky feels in many of the situations. It’s nice to finally read a book where the main character isn’t a complete idiot. I’d give it a five out of five! I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a pleasant book to read. It’s a real pick-me-upper with strong and powerful writing.

Book Review: One the Greatest! Two Thumbs Up!

Rating: 5 stars

Vicky Austin is so much like me. She is caring, sweet, and at times a little overwhelmed yet she is optimistic about life. She loves to read and write, like me. And she doesn’t know where life is going to take her, but she follows the path with compassion and trust. She doesn’t know if she can make all of the right choices but she never let go of her dreams. I nominate this book for the high-ratings club! A True One Of A Kind! Thumbs up to Mrs. L’Engle!

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She put phrases and lessons to heart and has a way of putting things into the right words. I liked how the author also wrote about death because I know that everyone is confused about tins subject. Some people firmly believe in one thing while other people are confused and wobbling. I remember what the Madeline L’engle writes about death whenever I come across one because her words sooth and help the soul.

I dislike the fact that the characters are a bit to perfect. The Austins are a bit like robots. There is the housewife mom that loves her husband and doesn’t seem to have any arguments are all with him. The father is a strong man that supports his whole family. The oldest brother, like his father, is strong and smart. The youngest sister is beautiful and smart. The youngest brother is cute and innocent. Although Vicky seems more human than her family, she is still robotic. She always tries her hardest and it seems that everyone is drawn to her. Everyone trusts her with his or her secrets and everyone in the story has a longing to be with her. She is the person that people always want to be.

My favorite part of the book is hard to decide, but I think that my favorite part is when Vicky goes and visits the dolphins. I think that this is really interesting because Vicky learns that she can communicate with dolphins. In the beginning, she is really scared, but then she realizes that there is nothing to be afraid of. Soon, she feels comfortable with Basil. She can play with the dolphin and communicate freely. Even though people can’t communicate with dolphins, Vicky can because her mind is somewhat childish, open, and free. I think that this is my favorite part because Vicky’s relationship with Basil is much like my relationship with my friends. When I first made my friends, we were scared and shy, but once we knew each other, we had a lot of fun. When I am with my friends, I become childish, open and free, just like Vicky.

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Book Review: A Ring of Endless Light

Rating: 4 stars

As always, Madeleine L’Engle delivers a stunning piece of fiction with `A Ring of Endless Light.’ Although the main character, Vicky Austin, gives off a distinctive mary-sue air, the book (especially the guys!) are very enjoyable. Pieces of poetry found in this book are beautiful and elegant; they alone would be cause enough to read the book. `A Ring of Endless Light’ also offers the reader an insight into the emotions and thoughts of a teenage girl in a fantastical setting. I would recommend this book for ages 13 and up. If you enjoyed this book, I would recommend Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume, Father Figure by Richard Peck and With You and Without You by Ann Martin as well as the rest of L’Engle’s books.

Book Review: A Ring of Endless Light

Rating: 5 stars

In Madeline L’Enlgle’s A Ring of Endless Light, 15-year old Vicky goes out to visit her sick grandfather to spend some time with him. During her stay, an old family friend, Commander Rodney, dies because he was trying to save another person from dying. On top of this, three young men are trying to get her adornment. Leo, Commander Rodney’ son, is the nervous and puppy like young man who needs Vicky’s attention. Although he may be nice, Vicky just wants to be his friend. Adam, a young man working at the marine biology center, confuses Vicky because he likes her, but pushes her away at the same time. Zachary, the rich, young man Commander Rodney died saving, wants Vicky back and claims that he needs her. Even though she has to deal with her love life, she has to help her grandfather, and other family members. During this vacation, she learns a lot about herself, death, life, her friends and family.

I really liked this book because it is very insightful. It gives me a lot of insight about living life. I want to live my life like Vicky and think like her because she lives her life to her fullest poetical and is moral, unlike me.

Book Reviews of D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths

Book Review: great book

Rating: 5 stars

We used this for our Ancient Greece history (3-4th grade) for homeschool. I also purchased the books on tape version from a museum shop (online) so my 9 year old could “read” it by himself. The text is a bit advanced for his age, but the retellings were wonderful. He really enjoyed the pictures as well. Great book!

Book Review: D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

Rating: 5 stars

This book is used as a textbook in my daughter’s honors middle school. It presents a large amount of information in a clear and logical manner that is interesting to read. My child reads this book even when she is not required, I would highly recommend it!

Book Review: My daughter loved this book!

Rating: 5 stars

We had to purchase this book for my 8-year-old daughter’s challenge class. She absolutely loved it! She read the whole thing cover to cover.

Book Review: Excellent Introduction to Greek Myths for Kids

Rating: 5 stars

This is a great book – I gave it to my 7 year old nephew recently and and he has really taken to it. The stories are obviously compelling but here they are combined with great illustrations in an excellent format.

Well done – has taken me back to my childhood as well.

Book Review: D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

Rating: 5 stars

Genre: Myths and legends

This is a wonderful book with all the classic Greek myths, monsters, and gods and goddesses. Even the most novice beginner will soon be lost in tales of glory, and trickery; great stories of loss and romance. The authors start the book off with a very thorough history of early Greek mythology, with how Gaea, Mother Earth married Uranus, the sky god, and thus gave birth to the titans. It goes on with son killing father, and then again, until the gods are made. At this point in the book the reader is completely spellbound by the succinct but imaginative descriptions, and the sheer enormity of the gods and creatures.

The reader then becomes familiar with each god before the book launches onto tales of bravery and smarts of the humans below, including such classic tales as Hercules and Medusa. There are also some not as well known ones, such as the tale of Europa and Cadmus, or the shocking tale of Sisyphus. Each story is constructed with care as to stick in your memory using bright and vivid full-page illustrations and stories no longer then three or four pages.

I very much enjoyed reading this book, me being a complete novice in Greek mythology I now feel like I’ve been studying it all my life. If you are already a mythology master, this may not be the book for you, but if you are a beginner to the genre then this book would help you fabulously. Some of their other books include D’Aulaires Book of Norse Myths, D’Aulaires Benjamin Franklin, and numerous books on well known figures of our society.