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Review: Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

by CaptainYarr July 18, 2014
Review: Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Dread Locks Author: Neal Shusterman Format: Paperback # of pages: 176 Grade Reading Level: Summary: Parker Baer is spoiled. He has everything he’s ever wanted and then some. But the only problem is that he thinks his life is dull and boring. He rethinks this observation after a girl named […]

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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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Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire directed by Mike Newell

by CaptainYarr July 11, 2014
Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire directed by Mike Newell

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Director: Mike Newell Run Time: 141 minutes Rated: PG-13 Summary: Harry Potter’s 4th year of Hogwarts begins with his name being picked out of the Goblet of Fire even though he knows he didn’t enter. Without proof that he didn’t put his […]

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Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr July 7, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 435 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 11+ Summary: School hasn’t even started and there’s and escapee from a high security wizarding prison out to kill Harry Potter. He has been warned not to be […]

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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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Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry June 28, 2014
Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: Catching Fire Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Pages: 400 Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Grade Summary: Katniss and Peeta arrive back from the 74th Hunger Games as victors. Katniss thought all she wanted was to go home, but things aren’t the same. Gale is ignoring her and Peeta is trying […]

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