REVIEW: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

I spotted the cover of The Mysterious Benedict Society around, oh, a year or so ago. It looked interesting, but it was in hardback and I don’t have that kind of moola to spend. I decided to wait until it came out in paperback, and then I had to wait until it was actually in stock at a bookstore around here and then I had to rediscover it because I had actually forgotten about it. Read More …

The Name of This Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch

So, yeah, this is a Series of Unfortunate Events rip-off, only it’s less depressing, has less moody characters, weirder villains (if possible), and codes to decipher. I liked it! It’s not entirely like Lemony Snicket’s books, of course, but it does resonate heavily of them. However, like I said, there’s practically no depressing parts and the writer is willing to actually tell us things, although very grudgingly. What he does’nt tell us are things that Read More …