the giver

Dystopic Mashup: The Forgetting Review

The Forgetting is one of those books that seems like a mashup of like 5 different things. Divergent, The Giver, Alive, The Purge. The Forgetting takes place in the city of Cannan. A self-sufficient ci...

5.6 Average

The Forgetting Spoilers Review

The Forgetting mashes up many different properties. The romance is a little insta-lovey and the main characters forgets to speak a lot. The villains also mustache twirl a lot. But what's up with the w...

5.2 Average

The Forgetting Vlog Review

Divergent meets The Giver meets Alive... with a healthy dose of The Purge. This odd little sci-fi dystopia is a book that will capture some people's interest over others. It focuses on solving the mys...

5.2 Average

Freedom to Read Week 2016 | Book Tag

In honour of Freedom to Read Week Chelsey and Alexandra do the Freedom to Read Tag!

The Giver: THE FIRST TRAILER IS HERE

OH MY GOD THE FIRST TRAILER HAS FINALLY BEEN RELEASED! I don’t know what to say. It looks interesting. I’m a little bit sad that it’s not in black and white. I’m interested in ...

The Giver

Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. 1994 ...

The Giver: A Book Discussion

Sometimes we plan to talk about one thing and end up talking about something COMPLETELY different. Chelsey and Alexandra look back on The Giver and how it changed how they look at books. They also ...

First Official Photos from The Giver

It seems like our prayers have been answered! In our recent video looking at the upcoming movie adaptations of teen books (watch it here) Read and I discussed The Giver.  The movie is slated to be rel...

2014 Teen Movie Adaptations

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMnm3SKwWQo?showinfo=0] There are 7 fantastic teen books that are being adapted for the big screen in 2014. Here is a quick preview and our expectations for 20...

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