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Review: 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

by First Mate Keira December 21, 2014
Review: 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

by First Mate Keira Title: 13 Treasures Author: Michelle Harrison Format: Hardback Page Count: 355 Grade Reading Level: Grade 5–8 Summary: Tanya knows that at age 13 she can no longer get away with talking to faeries or about them in front of others as both adults and kids couldn’t see them. Only her. She’d […]

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Review: Mission (Un)Popular by Anna Humphrey

by First Mate Keira December 21, 2014
Review: Mission (Un)Popular by Anna Humphrey

by First Mate Keira Title: Mission (Un)Popular Author: Anna Humphrey Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 416 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: Margot Button doesn’t worry about New Year Resolutions. She worries about School Year Resolutions. Unfortunately they all seem to be collapsing before 7th grade even starts. Her best friend is sent to […]

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Review: Burned (House of Night, Book 7) by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

by First Mate Keira December 19, 2014
Review: Burned (House of Night, Book 7) by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

by First Mate Keira Title: Burned (House of Night, Book 7) Author: P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast Format: Hardback Page Count: 384 Pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 9+ Summary: Zoey’s soul is shattered and it looks like there’s no way to save her from becoming a wandering zombie-like spirit. But the Nerd Herd won’t […]

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Be a Ninja Parent: Get Your Child Reading with Five Super Sneaky Moves

by First Mate Keira December 18, 2014
Be a Ninja Parent: Get Your Child Reading with Five Super Sneaky Moves

Are you tired of fighting your child on the importance of reading? Do you wish you could snuff the “I hate/can’t read” stubbornness and get them to read without having to “force” it on them? Use these five sneaky moves to brush up on your ninja skills and you can do just that. Turn your […]

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Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Case of Tangled Love by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira December 17, 2014
Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Case of Tangled Love by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: C.Y.A.: The Case of Tangled Love (A Covert Youth Agency Novel, Book 1) Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 258 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 8-14 Summary: The Covert Youth Agency (C.Y.A.) is the brainchild of Peter “Pi” Samuels (sophomore), a kid born on March 14 (which explains […]

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Review: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) by Jennifer Estep

by First Mate Keira December 16, 2014
Review: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) by Jennifer Estep

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) Author: Jennifer Estep Format: Ebook Page Count: 368 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Gwen Frost feels it. She knows the end is coming near. The final battle between Vivian, Agrona, the Reapers, and Loki is around the corner. What will happen? […]

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