Advance Reader Copy Review

Review: I Learned a New Word Today… Genocide by Elizabeth Hankins

by First Mate Keira January 23, 2015
Review: I Learned a New Word Today… Genocide by Elizabeth Hankins

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: I Learned a New Word Today… Genocide Author: Elizabeth Hankins Format: Paperback # of Pages: 150 pages Grade Reading Level: 5th – 8th grade Summary: Javier Mendoza is a 5th grade student at Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary. As part of an assignment for social studies he must keep […]

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Review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) by Aimee Carter

by First Mate Keira January 16, 2015
Review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) by Aimee Carter

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) Author: Aimee Carter Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Kate Winters back from her forced summer holiday as the new Queen of the Underworld, has found her husband, Henry to be very distant. She doesn’t understand […]

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Review: The Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) by Jennifer Nielsen

by First Mate Keira January 13, 2015
Review: The Shadow Throne  (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) by Jennifer Nielsen

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) Author: Jennifer Nielsen Format: Ebook Page Count: 341 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 8-12 Summary: The Kingdom of Carthya is surrounded on all sides by enemies. Allies are too far away to help. King Jaron must use his wits to outwit neighboring […]

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Review: The Gettysburg Approach to Writing & Speaking Like a Professional by Philip Yaffe

by First Mate Keira December 24, 2014
Review: The Gettysburg Approach to Writing & Speaking Like a Professional by Philip Yaffe

by First Mate Keira Title: The Gettysburg Approach to Writing & Speaking Like a Professional Author: Philip Yaffe Format: Ebook Page Count: 288 pages Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade+ Why I read this book: I was offered a review copy by the author. In addition, I was interested in learning the secret to effective expository […]

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Review: Wax by Phil Duncan

by Cap'n Evelyn Knifenose December 22, 2014
Review:  Wax by Phil Duncan

Reviewed by Cap’n Evelyn Knifenose Title: Wax Author: Phil Duncan Format: Ebook Page Count: 272 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13+ Summary: Yancey Muncey is a geek. And he is also dead. Then Dr. Blankenship offers to bring him back to life again, in what becomes known as the Frankenyancey Project, and how can his […]

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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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