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Review: The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1) by Jennifer A. Nielsen

by First Mate Keira July 6, 2014
Review: The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1) by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1) Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen Format: Hardback Page Count: 342 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10 and up Summary: Four teenage Orphan Boys are taken from various orphanages around the country of Cathrya. One boy is killed almost immediately as a message […]

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Audio Review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

by First Mate Keira May 28, 2014
Audio Review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Host Author: Stephenie Meyer Format: Audio Book Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins Narrator: Kate Reading Grade Reading Level: Grades 9-12 Summary: The earth was invaded quietly and circumspectly. Humans realized too late when “miraculously peaceful” events took place like junkies turning themselves into hospitals and polite arguments […]

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Review: Boys are Dogs by Leslie Margolis

by CaptainYarr May 27, 2014
Review: Boys are Dogs by Leslie Margolis

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Boys are Dogs Author: Leslie Margolis Page Count: 195 Format: Hardback Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Annabelle is going into 6th grade at her first coed (boys and girls) school. She and her mom move in with her mom’s boyfriend (a.k.a. Dweeble), and because of the big move they […]

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Review: The Castle (Seventh Tower, Book 2) by Garth Nix

by Quartermaster Alyx May 6, 2014
Review: The Castle (Seventh Tower, Book 2) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: Castle (Seventh Tower, Book 2) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 215 pages Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Summary: “Castle” starts off directly after the first installment (“The Fall”), with Tal and his newly-acquired companion Milla making their way across the ice back to the Castle to collect two Primary […]

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Review: The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal

by First Mate Keira April 17, 2014
Review: The False Princess by Eilis O'Neal

by First Mate Keira Title: The False Princess Author: Eilis O’Neal Format: Hardback Page Count: 319 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 11-19 Summary: Nalia is a shy bookworm princess whose only close friend is her best friend Kerinan, the son of an earl. On her 16th birthday, Nalia is told she’s a substitute princess; a […]

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Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira April 7, 2014
Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira Title: Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy Series, Book 1) Author: Richelle Mead Format: Paperback Page Count: 332 Grade Reading Level: Grade 9+ Summary: After two years on the run, Rose Hathaway and Vasilisa (Lissa) Dragomir are captured by a group of Guardians and sent back to St. Vladimir’s Academy. Lissa is a […]

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