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Review: Bras and Broomsticks by Sarah Mlynowski

by CaptainYarr August 20, 2014
Review: Bras and Broomsticks by Sarah Mlynowski

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Bras and Broomsticks Author: Sarah Mlynowski Narrator: Ariadne Meyers Format: Audio Book # CDs + Minutes: 7 CDs (8 hours, 11 minutes) Grade Reading Level: Ages 12-17 Summary: Rachel discovers that her little sister, Miri, is a witch and that her mom is also! Her dad is about to remarry. […]

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Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) by Douglas Adams

by First Mate Keira August 19, 2014
Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) by Douglas Adams

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) Author: Douglas Adams Format: Audio Book Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins Narrator: Stephen Fry Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: The Earth is doomed. Plans were submitted to clear a pathway through the solar system […]

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Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry August 16, 2014
Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback Page Count: 374 Grade Reading Level: 6 – 8 Grade. Summary: Katniss Everdeen’s sister was picked for the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games were established a long time ago when one district of thirteen tried to rebel against the capital. After […]

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Review: Lucinda’s Secret by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira August 13, 2014
Review: Lucinda's Secret by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Lucinda’s Secret (Book 3: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 108 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Thimbletack has stolen the Field Guide (or so the Grace children believe) and they want it back. However they are not the only […]

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Review: Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

by First Mate Keira August 11, 2014
Review: Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

by First Mate Keira Title: Prom and Prejudice Author: Elizabeth Eulberg Format: Hardcover Page Count: 231 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-14 Summary: Like how the movie Clueless is the high school version of Jane Austen’s Emma, Prom and Prejudice is the perfect updated foil for Pride and Prejudice also set in high school. Two […]

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Review: Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, Book 2) by Brandon Mull

by First Mate Keira August 10, 2014
Review: Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, Book 2) by Brandon Mull

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, Book 2) Author: Brandon Mull Format: Hardback Page Count: 441 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Siblings, Kendra and Seth, wish it was still summer vacation. They miss hanging out at Fablehaven with all of the magical creatures. When a new kid […]

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