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Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry July 28, 2014
Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

By Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Author: Suzanne Collins Page Count: 358 Format: Hard Cover Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Gregor gets a letter from Vikus to come to the Underland immediately to try to find the cure for the “Curse of the Warmbloods” which affected all […]

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Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Author by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry July 22, 2014
Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Author by Suzanne Collins

By Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Author: Suzanne Collins Page Count: 309 Format: Hard Cover Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Gregor doesn’t expect to go back to the Underland world ever again. This all changes when Boots, his sister, gets kidnapped by giant cockroaches that inhabit Regalia. Determined […]

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Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry July 19, 2014
Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Turnabout Author Margaret Peterson Haddix Page Count: 223 Format: Hardcover Grade Reading Level: Ages 12+ Summary: Amelia Hazelwood, Annabeth Flick, and 40 or more others from Riverside nursing home are selected at the old age of 100 to live forever. In a doctor’s experiment called Project Turnabout. The […]

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Review: Wing Nut by MJ Auch

by Second Mate Embry July 13, 2014
Review: Wing Nut by MJ Auch

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Wing Nut Author: MJ Auch Format: Paperback Page Count: 256 Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-8 Summary: Grady Flood and his mom Lila have been moving around from place to place ever since his dad died. Lila gets a job looking after an old man named Charlie Fernwald. But […]

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Review: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

by Second Mate Embry July 4, 2014
Review: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Author: Ann Brashares Format: Paperback Page Count: 294 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 12 and up Summary: Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen are about to spend their 1st summer apart when they stumble upon “the pants” in Carmen’s closet. As they try them […]

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Review: Moving Day (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 1) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry July 2, 2014
Review: Moving Day (Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Book 1) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Moving Day (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 1) Author: Meg Cabot Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 240 Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Allie Finkle is pretty happy with her life … even though her brothers are annoying and her best friend cries over everything. Things start going […]

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