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Review: Above the Veil (Seventh Tower, Book 4) by Garth Nix

by Quartermaster Alyx November 23, 2014
Review: Above the Veil (Seventh Tower, Book 4) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: Above the Veil (The Seventh Tower, Book 4) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 248 Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Summary: Running from Sushin, Tal and Milla meet up with Ebbitt and the rebels, who call themselves the Freefolk. Once safe, Milla takes her leave and goes back to the […]

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Review: Twilight (Twilight, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer

by CaptainYarr November 21, 2014
Review: Twilight (Twilight, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Twilight Author: Stephenie Meyer Page Count: 498 Format: Paper back Grade Reading Level: 9 – 12 Summary: Bella Swan moves to a small town called Forks in Washington, USA and meets a different boy, Edward Cullen. He’s more than a little different; he’s a vampire. Bella doesn’t know this, yet […]

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Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska

by First Mate Keira November 18, 2014
Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska

by First Mate Keira Title: Alice in Wonderland Director: Tim Burton Run Time: 108 Minutes Rated: PG Summary: Grown-up Alice revisits the Wonderland of her youth, a place she’s dreamed about since she was six, in a retelling of the classic storyline, when a white rabbit shows up at her engagement party and leads her […]

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Review: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) by John Grisham

by Cap'n Evelyn Knifenose November 17, 2014
Review: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) by John Grisham

Reviewed by Captain Evelyn Knifenose Title: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) Author: John Grisham Format: Hardback Page Count: 256 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Theo’s young friend April, who is from a troubled family, has gone missing. Usually they text and phone each other. April was petrified because her mother left her […]

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Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

by First Mate Keira November 16, 2014
Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

by First Mate Keira Title: Enthusiasm Author: Polly Shulman Format: Hardback Page Count: 198 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: When Julie Lefkowitz’s enthusiastic friend Ashleigh falls in love with Julie’s Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice, she drags Julie into a wild adventure involving crashing Forefield Academy, an all-boys prep school, Founder’s Ball, in […]

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Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

by First Mate Keira November 14, 2014
Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Reviewed First Mate Keira Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author: Brian Selznick Format: Hardback Page Count: 533 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 3-6 Summary: Hugo Cabret is an orphan and he lives inside the walls at a train station in Paris. His uncle had trained him to fix the station’s clocks before he disappeared. […]

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