First Mate Keira

Review: The Royal Treatment (Princess for Hire #2) by Lindsey Leavitt

by First Mate Keira July 23, 2014
Review: The Royal Treatment (Princess for Hire #2) by Lindsey Leavitt

by First Mate Keira Title: The Royal Treatment (Princess for Hire #2) Author: Lindsey Leavitt Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 272 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6–8 Summary: Desi Bascomb’s job as a princess double or stand-in was in jeopardy from her actions helping out Level 1 princesses, but luckily everything got sorted out. Now […]

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Review: Aries Rising by Bonnie Hearn Hill

by First Mate Keira July 16, 2014
Review: Aries Rising by Bonnie Hearn Hill

by First Mate Keira Title: Star Crossed: Aries Rising Author: Bonnie Hearn Hill Format: Paperback Page Count: 278 Grade Reading Level: Grades 7-9 Summary: Logan McRae just wants two things out of life. First, she wants Mr. Franklin to get her into the summer writing camp. Then she wants a date with Nathan. When she […]

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Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

by First Mate Keira July 15, 2014
Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card Narrators: Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison Format: Unabridged Audio Book # CDs + Minutes: 9 CDs (11 hours, 11 minutes) Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade Summary: In a near-future society, the human race is in a war against the buggers, a hostile alien […]

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Audio Review: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox (Book 6) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira July 14, 2014
Audio Review: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox (Book 6) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox, Book 6 Author: Eoin Colfer Narrator: Enn Reitel # CDs / Minutes: 8 CDs (9 hours, 54 minutes) Format: Unabridged Compact Disc Grade Reading Level: 6.2; Ages 10-17 Audio Clip Preview: Summary: Artemis’ mother is sick and fairy magic just makes it worse. […]

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Have You Ever Read a Book on a Field Trip?

by First Mate Keira July 12, 2014
Have You Ever Read a Book on a Field Trip?

I’ve always been the kid on the field trip with a hefty sized book on her person. If the book was too big though, I usually stowed it away on the bus. I love to read and usually on field trips, even noisy, fun, rowdy ones, there’s going to be down time. It’s normally on […]

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Review: Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

by First Mate Keira July 10, 2014
Review: Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

by First Mate Keira Title: Demonglass (Hex Hall, Book 2) Author: Rachel Hawkins Format: Hardback Page Count: 359 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Demonglass is the sequel to Hex Hall. Sophie Mercer recently found out she’s a demon, not a witch, that’s why her magic is different and more powerful. It even explains […]

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