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Book Blog 8

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Book Blog 7

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Announcements

Hey, guys!

So, as I have already said, I am back from my summer camp and I have MANY things to tell you!
Firstly, I forgot to mention that I read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley in my books-I-read-during-my-high-school-years-list. Yup.
Secondly, I will be making my book review for Fahrenheit 451 very soon!
Thirdly, I found out on Friday that my summer assignment for AP Literature is to read The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, write 10 dialectical journals (this is easy to do), and to write an essay answering one of three given prompts. Not too bad!
Fourthly, I am currently at my dad's house and have been since yesterday. This is why I have not made another vlog. But I will be returning home tonight and will be home until this Saturday (I am leaving for vacation on Saturday)! I will be seeing Tyler someday this week (he will be coming to my house), and we WILL be creating a vlog (maybe even more than 1!) together. :) So, be looking for that!
Thank you guys so much for reading my b…

I'M BACK!

Hey everyone!!!

I came home last night from my summer camp! I had an AMAZING time and cannot express how much this past week has changed my life.

I will be posting a vlog later this morning (most likely) to give you a more detailed update.

I just came in from a run so I need to go shower.

Be back later~!!!

~Amanda

Book Blog 6

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Bookshelf Tour!

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BOOK REVIEW: INSURGENT BY VERONICA ROTH

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Sarah Dessen Curiosity

So, throughout my middle school/high school years, I have observed many girls reading books by Sarah Dessen. I have always been vaguely interested, but never really acted upon it.

Now that I am back in my reading swing and have been pondering books to read, those books popped back up in my mind.

So, I did a little research, and found that Sarah Dessen has written 11 books, with her most recent one coming out this month.

So, I think I should finally let my curiosity carry me and check these books out!

Sarah Dessen's Books:

(in order from oldest to most recent)

1. That Summer (224 pages)
2. Someone Like You (281 pages)
3. Keeping the Moon (228 pages)
4. Dreamland (256 pages)
5. This Lullaby (345 pages)
6. The Truth About Forever (400 pages)
7. Just Listen (400 pages)
8. Lock and Key (432 pages)
9. Along for the Ride (432 pages)
10. What Happened to Goodbye (432 pages)
11. The Moon and More (384 pages)

These books have all received high ratings and every girl who was reading them said…

Insurgent by Veronica Roth Blurb

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Insurgent by Veronica Roth Rant

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Kill All Da Finals!

Hello, everyone!

So, tomorrow is my final day of my Junior year :)

At 12:34 p.m., I shall walk out of my high school FREE. <3

Umm, okay, so just briefly:

I killed my Pre-Calculus final today :) It was 33 multiple-choice questions, and it was not that difficult. I am praying I did well!!!!

On a booky note, I finished Divergent, as I said on my blog, and am currently 223 pages into Insurgent! It's AMAZING. :D

I will not be making a video tonight (most likely) due to being busy in preparing for my AP Composition final, which is tomorrow.

I will let you guys know what's up!

Ciao~!

Book Blog Video #5

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Divergent Joke JAWS REMIX

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Divergent Joke

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Book Blog Video #4

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Divergent by Veronica Roth Rant: Fears Part 2

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Divergent by Veronica Roth Rant: Fears

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This Week Part 2

So, I have finals this week.

Tomorrow, Monday, will be a normal day with all of my classes.

Tuesday = Periods 2 & 3 finals.

Wednesday = 4th & 5th finals.

Thursday = 6th & 7th finals.

My point?

No blogging, vlogging, or Facebook-ing until after 12:34 p.m. on Thursday.

(Or at least after my Pre-Calculus final ;) )

Bye guys!!!

This Week

4. More. Days.

On Thursday, June 13th, 2013, at 12:34 p.m...

My Junior year of high school will be over.

On August 28th, 2013, my Senior year will begin.

And 180 days from August 28th, 2013...I will graduate.

<3 Go Class of 2014.

Tribute to Characters #1

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This picture makes me sooo sad...Annabeth, Luke, and Thalia... Family, Luke. You promised. I love you, guys.

Book Blog Video #3

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Book Blog Video #2

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Memes

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Uh oh.

Thanks to my clever boyfriend, some memes of me have been started.


                 My description of Invisible Man x)



      My feelings about Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

Thank you, Tyler! :)

BOOK REVIEW: THE MATCHED TRILOGY BY ALLY CONDIE

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Book Blog Video #1

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My Video Book Blog has Begun!

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Enjoy!

Tomorrow

Hello, all :)

I will be sure to write a new post tomorrow.

I finished Reached by Allie Condie today, which is the third and final book in the Matched trilogy.

I give it...2.5 out of 5 stars.

Have a lovely evening~!

Books I Have Read in School

So, this is a list of books/plays that I have read in my high school years thus far (I am currently a Junior).

Freshman:

Lord of the Flies by William Golding The Odyssey by Homer (only part of it. I wish to read all of it this summer.)A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (terribly boring...^.^;)A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry The House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosRomeo and Juliet by ShakespeareSophomore:

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. ClarkeThe Oedipus Plays of Sophocles [by Sophocles]The Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckSiddhartha by Herman Hesse Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe Night by Elie Wiesel Animal Farm by George OrwellChronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel GarcĂ­a Marquez (So boring.)Junior:

Henry V by ShakespeareThe Awakening by Kate ChopinOur Town by Thornton WilderInvisible Man by Thomas Ellison (do NOT read this book.)The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger (AMAZING BOOK.)That is all. :)

Hello

Hello, everyone :)

My name is Amanda M. Heck.
I am currently 16 years of age.
I am a Christian.
I love books.
I am a straight A student (except for math).
I have a passion for running.
I have an amazing, Percy-Jackson-adorable boyfriend.
I am extremely shy.
I have an infatuation with the color blue.
I wish I owned an owl.
Anything else you want to know?
Just ask :)

Summer is quickly approaching, as is the end of my Junior year.
Which means a ton of free time for...READING. <3

I currently have a book list (in no particular order):

-Divergent by Veronica Roth
-The Kane Chronicles series by Rick Riordan
-Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
-The Partials series by Dan Wells
-The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (I have Kleenex at hand)
-The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare

This list WILL grow :) Definitely.

Well, I must go and work on my final project for Marine Biology and prepare for tomorrow.

Have a lovely evening.