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Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry August 16, 2014
Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback Page Count: 374 Grade Reading Level: 6 – 8 Grade. Summary: Katniss Everdeen’s sister was picked for the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games were established a long time ago when one district of thirteen tried to rebel against the capital. After […]

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Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

by First Mate Keira July 15, 2014
Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card Narrators: Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison Format: Unabridged Audio Book # CDs + Minutes: 9 CDs (11 hours, 11 minutes) Grade Reading Level: 9th Grade Summary: In a near-future society, the human race is in a war against the buggers, a hostile alien race, […]

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Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry June 28, 2014
Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: Catching Fire Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Pages: 400 Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Grade Summary: Katniss and Peeta arrive back from the 74th Hunger Games as victors. Katniss thought all she wanted was to go home, but things aren’t the same. Gale is ignoring her and Peeta is trying […]

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Review: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) by Beth Revis

by First Mate Keira June 13, 2014
Review: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) by Beth Revis

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) Author: Beth Revis Format: Hardback Page Count: 369 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Amy and Elder left the safety of the spaceship, Godspeed, for the promise of Centauri-Earth. What they find is not what they expected with dangers they […]

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DNF Review: Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy, Book 3) by Veronica Roth

by First Mate Keira June 11, 2014
DNF Review: Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy, Book 3) by Veronica Roth

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy, Book 3) Author: Veronica Roth Format: Audiobook Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins Narrator: Emma Galvin, Aaron Stanford Grade Reading Level: Grades 9 to 12 Summary: The faction-based government now ruled by the factionless is as much a tyranny as before, but under new management. Tris […]

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Review: The Prince (Selection Trilogy, Book 0.5) by Kiera Cass

by First Mate Keira June 4, 2014
Review: The Prince (Selection Trilogy, Book 0.5) by Kiera Cass

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Prince (Selection Trilogy, Book 0.5) Author: Kiera Cass Format: Ebook Page Count: 64 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Prince Maxon has known he was destined to be with a girl from the Selection. He looks to his parents, especially his mother, and finds the thought very […]

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