Action & Adventure

Review: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

by First Mate Keira September 29, 2014
Review: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

Review by First Mate Keira Title: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Author: Karen Foxlee Format: Hardback Page Count: 233 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10 to 14 Summary: Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard is not a child amused by fantasy. She much prefers her fun logical, organized, and science-driven, which is why it’s particularly ironic she’s put […]

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Review: The Violet Keystone (Seventh Tower, Book 6) by Garth Nix

by Quartermaster Alyx September 24, 2014
Review: The Violet Keystone (Seventh Tower, Book 6) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: The Violet Keystone (Seventh Tower Series, Book 6) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 233 pages Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Grade Summary: Tal wakes up to find himself trapped in the Hall of Nightmares, but thankfully not for long. He escapes and runs right into Crow. Crow claims that […]

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Review: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape by Georgi Bond

by First Mate Keira September 24, 2014
Review: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape by Georgi Bond

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape Author: Georgi Bond Format: Hardback Page Count: 336 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 9-12 Summary: When Lily shoots fire from her fingertips, she thinks she is dreaming, but she’s really trapped in the dreamscape, thanks to a new computer game called Colony that is […]

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Review: Lost (The Magic Thief, Book 2) by Sarah Prineas

by First Mate Keira September 23, 2014
Review: Lost (The Magic Thief, Book 2) by Sarah Prineas

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Lost (The Magic Thief, Book 2) Author: Sarah Prineas Format: Audiobook Narrator: Greg Steinbruner Listening Length: 6 hours and 22 minutes Grade Reading Level: Grade 5+ Summary: Pyrotechnics and magic do not mix. They combust! Big huge explosions! The kind that get you an order of exile. But without his locus […]

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Review: My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

by First Mate Keira September 22, 2014
Review: My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

by First Mate Keira Title: My Fair Godmother Author: Janette Rallison Format: Hardback Page Count: 320 Pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 4-9 Summary: Two sisters, one boy, a disaster in the making, n’est pas? Enter Chrysanthemum (Chrissy) Everstar, a fairy godmother-in-training looking to make a little extra credit and get good recommendations to get into […]

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Review: The Wish by D S Affleck

by Tavern Wench Maisie September 19, 2014
Review: The Wish by D S Affleck

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: The Wish Author: Dominic Affleck Format: Paperback Page Count: 314 Pages Grade Reading Level: 8-14+ Summary: When faced with the question what would you wish for if you had the chance, most of us would say money or possessions, but it can be interpreted in many different ways, fame, […]

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