Guest Review

Review: I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter

by Second Mate Embry March 23, 2015
Review: I'd Tell You I Love You But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls) Author: Ally Carter Format: Hardcover # of pages: 288 Grade Reading Level: 7-10 Grade Summary: Cammie Morgan goes to a school for geniuses (but really it’s a school for training spies). Cammie’s schedule […]

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Review: Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke

by Second Mate Embry March 22, 2015
Review: Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Igraine the Brave Author: Cornelia Funke Format: Hardcover Page Count: 212 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: As a daughter of two magicians, Igraine is expected to follow in their footsteps, casting spells and concocting potions, right? Actually, all she wants to be is a knight and have […]

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Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

by First Mate Keira March 21, 2015
Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card Narrators: Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison Format: Unabridged Audio Book # CDs + Minutes: 9 CDs (11 hours, 11 minutes) Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade Summary: In a near-future society, the human race is in a war against the buggers, a hostile alien race, […]

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Review: The Seeing Stone by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira March 19, 2015
Review: The Seeing Stone by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Seeing Stone (Book 2: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 109 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When Simon is captured by goblins, Jared and Mallory must find a way to get him back. Thimbletack knows what to do […]

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Review: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) by Lemony Snicket

by cookcutlery March 11, 2015
Review: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) by Lemony Snicket

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) Series of Unfortunate Events Author: Lemony Snicket Illustrator: Brett Helquist Format: Hardback Page Count: 162 Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Violet, Kluas and Sunny Bauldilair were at the beach when Mr. Poe comes and tell them that their parents had died in a […]

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Review: The Center of the Storm by Ann Simko

by PirateYarr March 5, 2015
Review: The Center of the Storm by Ann Simko

Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds Title: The Center of the Storm Author: Ann Simko Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 210 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 16+ Warning: Parents may decide that they want to read this book first because it does deal with sensitive issues such as cutting, abuse, and suicide. Summary: This story was written […]

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