Coming of Age

Review: Michaela’s Gift by Cordelia Dinsmore

by Tavern Wench Maisie September 18, 2014
Review: Michaela's Gift by Cordelia Dinsmore

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: Michaela’s Gift Author: Cordelia Dinsmore Format: Paperback Page count: 141 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13+ Summary: Michaela Cochrane is one of life’s dreamers, but others don’t see things the way she does. She still believes in fairy tales and castles with enchanted places around them, but her parents […]

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Review: The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2) by Jennifer A. Nielsen

by First Mate Keira September 15, 2014
Review: The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2) by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2) Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen Format: Ebook Page Count: 352 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 11+ Summary: Jaron has inherited a kingdom that is politically unstable – he has one ally, with a princess his throne must marry, and a slew of […]

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Review: Fins are Forever (Fins Trilogy, Book 2) by Tera Lynn Childs

by First Mate Keira September 4, 2014
Review: Fins are Forever (Fins Trilogy, Book 2) by Tera Lynn Childs

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Fins are Forever (Fins Trilogy, Book 2) Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Hardback Page Count: 272 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: Lily Sanderson is about to turn 18 and lose her position as crowned princess to the Thalassinian throne.  She’ll still be a mermaid, but she will […]

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Audio Review: Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers, Book 2) by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

by First Mate Keira August 31, 2014
Audio Review: Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers, Book 2) by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers, Book 2) Authors: Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson Format: Audio book Length: 11 hours and 4 minutes Narrator: Jim Dale Grade Reading Level: 5th Grade+ Summary: Peter and Tinker Bell leave Mollusk Island and his friends behind in order to warn […]

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Review: The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1) by Rick Riordan

by First Mate Keira August 24, 2014
Review: The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1) by Rick Riordan

By First Mate Keira Title: The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, Book One) Author: Rick Riordan Narrator: Joshua Swanson Format: Audio Book CD/Minute Count: 14 CDs (Approximately 16 Hours, 48 Minutes) Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-14 Summary: “Who am I?” is the question on Jason’s mind when he wakes up on a bus heading […]

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Review: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

by CaptainYarr August 22, 2014
Review: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: North of Beautiful Author: Justina Chen Headley Format: Hardcover Page Count: 384 Grade Reading Level: Grades 8-12 Summary: North of Beautiful is about a girl with a port-wine stain on her face. A port-wine stain is basically a big red birthmark. Tera faces many challenges, such as hiding port-wine stain […]

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