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Review: If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where’s My Prince? by Melissa Kantor

by First Mate Keira April 16, 2014
Review: If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince? by Melissa Kantor

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where’s My Prince? Author: Melissa Kantor Format: Hardback Page Count: 283 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 7-9 Summary:  Lucy Norton is a modern day Cinderella. Forced to move from San Francisco to Long Island because of her dad’s remarriage, she’s struggling to find […]

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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: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

by CaptainYarr April 13, 2014
Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Number the Stars Author: Lois Lowry Format: Paperback Page Count: 156 Pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Two years into World War II, Nazis are hunting Jews. Annemarie Johansens is a 10 year old girl living in Copenhagen, Denmark. But everything changes once her best friend, Ellen Rosen has […]

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Review: Iron Queen (Iron Fey, Book 3) by Julie Kagawa

by First Mate Keira April 11, 2014
Review: Iron Queen (Iron Fey, Book 3) by Julie Kagawa

By First Mate Keira Title: Iron Queen Author: Julie Kagawa Format: Kindle ebook Page Count: 368 (paperback) Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Meghan and Ash have been banished. Puck follows the couple and is banished also. The false Iron King still sits on the throne and the Summer and Winter Courts need a champion. […]

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Review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) by Aimee Carter

by First Mate Keira April 9, 2014
Review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) by Aimee Carter

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) Author: Aimee Carter Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Kate Winters back from her forced summer holiday as the new Queen of the Underworld, has found her husband, Henry to be very distant. She doesn’t understand […]

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Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira April 7, 2014
Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira Title: Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy Series, Book 1) Author: Richelle Mead Format: Paperback Page Count: 332 Grade Reading Level: Grade 9+ Summary: After two years on the run, Rose Hathaway and Vasilisa (Lissa) Dragomir are captured by a group of Guardians and sent back to St. Vladimir’s Academy. Lissa is a […]

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