Guest Review

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: The Blacksmith’s Daughter by Arley Cole

by Tavern Wench Maisie July 20, 2014
Review: The Blacksmith's Daughter by Arley Cole

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: The Blacksmiths Daughter Author: Arley Cole Format: E-Book Page Count: 224 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Synopsis: This is fantasy at its best with an evil baron and a powerful wizard joining forces to take over Acwellen Lex’Magen’s land using political means, then underhand ones when he doesn’t […]

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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: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

by First Mate Keira July 15, 2014
Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer 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 […]

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Audio Review: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox (Book 6) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira July 14, 2014
Audio Review: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox (Book 6) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox, Book 6 Author: Eoin Colfer Narrator: Enn Reitel # CDs / Minutes: 8 CDs (9 hours, 54 minutes) Format: Unabridged Compact Disc Grade Reading Level: 6.2; Ages 10-17 Audio Clip Preview: Summary: Artemis’ mother is sick and fairy magic just makes it worse. […]

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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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