Series: The Giver Quartet

Messenger by Lois Lowry | Review

Messenger by Lois Lowry | Re..

Review: Messenger is the third installment in Lowry’s The Giver Quartet, and it is beautiful. In this story, we meet Matty again. Matty was first introduced in Gathering Blue as Matt. In this story, Matty lives with Seer in Village, and has grown a few years older and more mature. Village is a place that […]

Posted July 19, 2011
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry | Review

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry..

  Review: I recently read The Giver for the first time as part of the 2011 Dystopian Challenge and thought it was amazing. I really love dystopian novels that are smart and entertaining, but this one seemed particularly thought-provoking. In fact, when I was finished with the book, I really had the sense that I […]

Posted July 19, 2011
The Giver by Lois Lowry | Review

The Giver by Lois Lowry | Re..

Review: Eleven-year-old Jonas lives in a “perfect” society: there is no war, no poverty, no hunger, no sickness. Everyone has equality and there is Sameness. Everyone is given a job when they turn twelve, and Jonas is quickly approaching this important age. Jonas is selected by the Community to be the very honorable “Receiver of […]

Posted June 3, 2011