Monthly Archives: November 2014

Curses and Smoke by Vicky Alvear Shecter – Book Review

My book review is on the amazing story Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii . Curses and Smoke is a 311 paged book by Vicky Alvear Shecter.   This book takes place long ago when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in Pompeii.  This detailed … Continue reading

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Matched, by Ally Condle – Book Review

An interesting book that I read recently was the 366 paged book, Matched  by Ally Condle. This book takes place sometime in the future, when technology has failed the previous generation. A government group called the Society takes control, and decides … Continue reading

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The First Space Mission, an Epic Fail?

The First Space Mission, an Epic Fail? One of the most interesting facts that I learned today, was that the first space mission was programmed to land and discover more about Earth’s “sister planet”, Venus! NASA called the spacecraft Mariner … Continue reading

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