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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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Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry June 28, 2014
Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: Catching Fire Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Pages: 400 Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Grade Summary: Katniss and Peeta arrive back from the 74th Hunger Games as victors. Katniss thought all she wanted was to go home, but things aren’t the same. Gale is ignoring her and Peeta is trying […]

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