Concluding Sentences

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The concluding sentence to a future book:

“She gazed out at the wide open plains of the future, where she would be stuck. Forever.”

A future cliffhanger:
“And then I woke up.”

Those two concluding sentences are great for mysteries and cliffhangers. The second one you can add to any story.

“I Even Funnier”

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reading James Patterson

I’ve recently been reading “I Even Funnier,” by James Patterson. I have to say it’s literally the most funny book ever, as stated in the title. The narrator/main character, Jamie Grimm, is trying to joke his way all up the way up to first place in ‘Planet’s Funniest Kids Comic Contest.’ And now I will write what is on the back of the book:

“Step right up and see me, Jamie Grimm, laugh my way through the roller coaster ride called middle school! Watch me joke my way to the top of the Planet’s Funniest Kid Comic Contest! Be amazed as I fend off the attention of thousands of starstruck girls! Or something like that anyway. . .”

The sequel to “I Funny” only changes the title up a little bit, but it makes the book funnier. Duh.

Lemony Snicket’s new book

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I just met Lemony Snicket. He is a very funny and mysterious man. (Funny as in he has a good sense of humor.) I have read “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” but right now, I’m going to talk about his new book that I just got, “29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy,” by Lemony Snicket, illustrations by his wife Lisa Brown. It is about the Swinster Pharmacy and I really don’t get it at all.

This is what is written on the first page:

1. We are very curious about the Swinster Pharmacy. We traveled all the way from the next town to find out what it sells.

That is all that is on the first page, for there is not much writing in this book.  But, it is all very mysterious. (Did I already say that?) It is a very good book but there’s not much to say about it. But the writing and illustrations are very good.

meeting Lemony

“HOUSE OF HADES” by Rick Riordan

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The first sentence is my favorite: “During the third attack, Hazel almost ate a boulder.”

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This book is perfect for people who like Greek gods and goddesses, sword fighting, giants, titans, and more monsters. It is the fourth book in the series “Heroes of Olympus.” (I recommend reading the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series and other three Heroes of Olympus first.) This book is really good.

In the book, Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase, Jason Grace, Piper McLean, Leo Valdez, Frank Zhang and Hazel Levesque go on a quest following the Prophecy of Seven in a heavily armed warship called the Argo II.

But only five of of the seven are on the ship. In the earlier book, Percy and Annabeth fall into a very dangerous place called Tartarus, and the only way to get out is to through the “Doors of Death.”

Piper, Jason, Leo, Frank, Hazel, and their rescued friend Nico Di Angelo go through many adventures to reach the Doors of Death and rescue their friends.

Meanwhile, Percy and Annabeth struggle through Tartarus, half dead, to reach the same destination.

Stay tuned for the fifth book in the Heroes of Olympus series, “Blood of Olympus,” coming out in Fall, 2014. I assure you it will be awesome!