Genre: Law & Crime

Book Review: Execution (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

Posted June 21, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Execution (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

“You don’t have to be perfect to be good. You can do bad things and still be a good person.” The final book in Alexander Gordon Smith’s Escape From Furnace series, Execution, finally brings Alex Sawyer and his friends face-to-face with Alfred Furnace. It’s taken five books for Alex to have this confrontation, and though enjoyable I found it […]

Book Review: Fugitives (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

Posted June 14, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Fugitives (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

“We haven’t escaped from our prison, we´ve just moved into a new one. And although there are countless places to hide, there´s nowhere to run.” Fugitives picks up immediately following the events in Death Sentence. Alex and his friends are now out of Furnace Penitentiary, and try to make their way to safety to hide from Alfred Furnace’s […]

Book Review: Death Sentence (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

Posted June 13, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Death Sentence (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

“And if there’s nothing left of you but darkness, how can you not become a monster?” After Alex, Simon, and Zee failed in their second attempt to escape Furnace Penitentiary, Readers are left wondering what will become of them now they’re in the Warden’s evil clutches. Author Alexander Gordon Smith delivers another riveting entry to […]

Book Review: Solitary (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

Posted June 5, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Solitary (Escape from Furnace) by Alexander Gordon Smith

“There was only Furnace. It was our world, our grave, our hell.” Book two in Alexander Gordon Smith’s Escape From Furnace series, Solitary, picks up immediately following the events of the first book. Alex and his friends have made their escape from Furnace Penitentiary, only to discover they’ve traveled deeper underground with no idea how to get to […]

Book Review- Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Posted January 27, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Book Review- Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell is a beautifully written story about Richard and Mildred Loving’s fight to legalize their marriage. The story is told in verse and through historical documents from that time. We read as Richard and Mildred grow up together in Caroline County […]

Book Review: Burning by Danielle Rollins

Book Review: Burning by Danielle Rollins

Burning by Danielle Rollins takes place in the Brunesfield Correctional Facility, which houses dangerous girls who aren’t sentenced to prison. Angela Davis is one of those girls, except she’s scheduled to get out in three months. Until Brunesfield receives a new occupant. One with strange and deadly abilities. The race is on to see if Angela […]

Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

The Good…: Marie Lu’s Legend takes place in the dystopian society of a futuristic United States. The country is divided by some mysterious circumstance into two separate and unequal nations: The Colonies of America and The Republic of America. As the two nations engage in an ongoing war for supremacy, two teens fight for survival and each other. […]