Guest Review

Review: Three Black Swans by Caroline B. Cooney

by Second Mate Embry April 22, 2014
Review: Three Black Swans by Caroline B. Cooney

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Three Black Swans Author: Caroline B. Cooney Format: Hardcover Page Count: 288 pages Reading Grade Level: Grade 7-10 Summary: During her sophomore science class, Missy is given an assignment to create a scientific hoax. (Example = burying a leftover chicken bone from dinner and later finding it and […]

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Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry April 15, 2014
Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Mockingjay Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: After Katniss’s survival of the Quarter Quell, she is whisked of to underground (literally and figuratively) District 13. Over the course of the book Katniss is preparing for when she can go […]

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Review: Freeze Tag by Caroline B. Cooney

by Second Mate Embry April 4, 2014
Review: Freeze Tag by Caroline B. Cooney

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Freeze Tag (Point Series) Author: Caroline B. Cooney Format: Paperback Page Count: 176 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: When Meghan, Lannie, and West were kids they played freeze tag. When Lannie was it and tagged somebody they actually froze! She didn’t want to un-tag Meghan because she […]

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Review: Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse by Kaleb Nation

by First Mate Keira March 30, 2014
Review: Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse by Kaleb Nation

by First Mate Keira Title: Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse Author: Kaleb Nation Page Count: 464 pages Format: Hardback Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Bran Hambric is different from other boys and doesn’t even know the true extent of it. He was found as impossible as it might sound in a locked bank vault. […]

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Review: The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, Book 1) by Julie Kagawa

by PirateYarr March 23, 2014
Review: The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, Book 1) by Julie Kagawa

Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds Title: The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, Book 1) Author: Julie Kagawa Format: Hardback Page Count: 512 pages Grade Reading Level: Age 14+ This story was written in the first person. In giving names to the parts of her book, Julie gives you hints as to what each part is about. […]

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Review: Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls: Book 3) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry March 21, 2014
Review: Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle's Rules For Girls: Book 3) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls: Book 3) Author: Meg Cabot Format: Hardcover Page Count: 240 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Allie gets excited when she learns that that they are getting a new student from Canada! Mostly because that means she won’t […]

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