Action & Adventure

Movie Review: Rio starring Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway

by First Mate Keira July 31, 2014
Movie Review: Rio starring Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway

by First Mate Keira Title: Rio Director: Carlos Saldanha Duration: 96 minutes Rating: G Summary: Meet Blu. He’s a flightless baby macaw stolen from the forests surrounding Rio de Janerio. Taken to America he’s lost in the streets by a shipping mishap and discovered by a young girl, Linda. They grow up together and neither […]

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Audio Review: The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson, Book 5) by Rick Riordan

by First Mate Keira July 29, 2014
Audio Review: The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson, Book 5) by Rick Riordan

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Last Olympian Author: Rick Riordan Narrator: Jesse Bernstein Format: Audio Book # CDs + Minutes: 9 CDs (11 hours, 01 minutes) Grade Reading Level: 6 – 8 Grade. Summary: The final showdown has begun and it’s time for Percy Jackson to hear the prophecy in full. The […]

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Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry July 28, 2014
Review: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins

By Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Author: Suzanne Collins Page Count: 358 Format: Hard Cover Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Gregor gets a letter from Vikus to come to the Underland immediately to try to find the cure for the “Curse of the Warmbloods” which affected all […]

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Review: The Spirit War (The Legend of Eli Monpress, Book 4) by Rachel Aaron

by First Mate Keira July 25, 2014
Review: The Spirit War (The Legend of Eli Monpress, Book 4) by Rachel Aaron

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Spirit War (The Legend of Eli Monpress, Book 4) Author: Rachel Aaron Format: Ebook Page Count: 544 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 15+ Summary: Eli Monpress is on his way to earning the largest bounty in the world. Along the way he gathered friends, master swordsman Josef Leichten, […]

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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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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

Reviewed by First Mate Keira 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. There’s […]

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