Coming of Age

Review: Education of Bet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

by First Mate Keira January 15, 2015
Review: Education of Bet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

By First Mate Keira Title: Education of Bet Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted Format: Hardback Page Count: 186 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Elizabeth (Bet) Smith desires to be schooled. She’s wants more than anything to attend lessons and to learn things. She doesn’t understand why Will Gardener, the nephew of the man who houses her, […]

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Review: The Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) by Jennifer Nielsen

by First Mate Keira January 13, 2015
Review: The Shadow Throne  (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) by Jennifer Nielsen

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) Author: Jennifer Nielsen Format: Ebook Page Count: 341 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 8-12 Summary: The Kingdom of Carthya is surrounded on all sides by enemies. Allies are too far away to help. King Jaron must use his wits to outwit neighboring […]

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Review: Through Indigo’s Eyes by Tara Taylor and Lorna Schultz Nicholson

by Tavern Wench Maisie January 12, 2015
Review: Through Indigo’s Eyes by Tara Taylor and Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: Through Indigo’s Eyes Author: Tara Taylor and Lorna Schultz Nicholson Format: PDF ebook Page Count: 288 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 13+ Summary: Indigo Russell keeps having psychic visions of events, and she doesn’t know why she is having them, and it scares her as the visions are so […]

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Review: Vamped by Lucienne Diver

by First Mate Keira January 11, 2015
Review: Vamped by Lucienne Diver

by First Mate Keira Title: Vamped Author: Lucienne Diver Format: Paperback Page Count: 230 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 8+ Summary: After a make-out session at an after prom party with suddenly hot Bobby, Gina wakes up inside a coffin. She’s a vampire! Luckily Bobby’s there to meet her on the other side with necessities […]

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Review: The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, Book 4) by Melissa de la Cruz

by First Mate Keira January 4, 2015
Review: The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, Book 4) by Melissa de la Cruz

by First Mate Keira Title: The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, Book 4) Author: Melissa de la Cruz Format: Hardback Page Count: 384 Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade + Summary: The Van Alen Legacy begins approximately a year after the events of Revelations. We find Schuyler and Oliver at a party in Paris where the […]

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Review: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) by Jeanne DuPrau

by First Mate Keira December 8, 2014
Review: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) by Jeanne DuPrau

By First Mate Keira Title: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 352 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When the people of Ember emerge from underground they are in shock. Following Lina and Doon’s advice they all trickle down to the road […]

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