Action & Adventure

Movie Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief directed by Chris Columbus

by First Mate Keira April 23, 2014
Movie Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief directed by Chris Columbus

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Director: Chris Columbus Length: 119 minutes Rating: PG Summary: The mythical world is hunting unsuspecting Percy Jackson. He is said to be the Lightning Thief, the one who stole Zeus’ master thunderbolt. Dark angry clouds are gathering across the world […]

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Review: Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher

by First Mate Keira April 21, 2014
Review: Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher

by First Mate Keira Title: Stoneheart Author: Charlie Fletcher Format: Hardback Page Count: 450 Grade Reading Level: Grades 5-8 Summary: 12 year old George Chapman is on a field trip with his class to the Natural History Museum in London. When he’s removed from the rest of the class for something he didn’t do, George […]

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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: 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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Review: The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen (Changeling, Book 2) by Delia Sherman

by First Mate Keira March 31, 2014
Review: The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen (Changeling, Book 2) by Delia Sherman

by First Mate Keira Title: The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen Author: Delia Sherman Format: Hardback Page Count: 289 Grade Reading Level: Grade 6-8 Summary: After Neef’s quest for the Green Lady and the return of Changeling to regular New York, all was suppose to settle down. Instead Neef’s fairy godparents are sending her […]

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Movie Review: The Princess and the Frog directed by Ron Clements and John Musker

by CaptainYarr March 28, 2014
Movie Review: The Princess and the Frog directed by Ron Clements and John Musker

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: The Princess and the Frog Directors: Ron Clements and John Musker Run Time: 95 minutes Rated: G Summary: All Tiana wants is to own a restaurant, but when she’s convinced to kiss a frog that claims he is a prince she’s in for a big surprise. She get turns into […]

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