Coming of Age

Review: The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal

by First Mate Keira April 17, 2014
Review: The False Princess by Eilis O'Neal

by First Mate Keira Title: The False Princess Author: Eilis O’Neal Format: Hardback Page Count: 319 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 11-19 Summary: Nalia is a shy bookworm princess whose only close friend is her best friend Kerinan, the son of an earl. On her 16th birthday, Nalia is told she’s a substitute princess; a […]

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Review: Vamped by Lucienne Diver

by First Mate Keira April 1, 2014
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 Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) by Jennifer Nielsen

by First Mate Keira March 17, 2014
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: Revelations (Blue Bloods, Book 3) by Melissa de la Cruz

by First Mate Keira March 15, 2014
Review: Revelations (Blue Bloods, Book 3) by Melissa de la Cruz

by First Mate Keira Title: Revelations (Blue Bloods, Book 3) Author: Melissa de la Cruz Narrator: Christina Moore Format: Audiobook CD Count + Minutes: 5 CDs (6 Hours) Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade + Summary: Schuyler is now officially adopted by the Forces and living under the same roof as Jack and Mimi. Talk about […]

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Review: The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott

by First Mate Keira March 6, 2014
Review: The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott

by First Mate Keira Title: The Unwritten Rule Author: Elizabeth Scott Format: Hardback Page Count: 210 Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade + Summary: All girls grow up knowing the unwritten rule. That you don’t date your friend’s exes is pretty much a given… but what about wanting to be with the guy while your friend […]

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Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

by First Mate Keira February 25, 2014
Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Reviewed First Mate Keira Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author: Brian Selznick Format: Hardback Page Count: 533 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 3-6 Summary: Hugo Cabret is an orphan and he lives inside the walls at a train station in Paris. His uncle had trained him to fix the station’s clocks before he disappeared. […]

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