Fantasy

Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) by Trenton Lee Stewart

by First Mate Keira October 1, 2014
Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) by Trenton Lee Stewart

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) Author: Trenton Lee Stewart Format: Paperback Page Count: 495 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-15 Summary: Are you smart enough to attend the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened? Apply and find out today. Why I started this book: […]

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Review: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

by First Mate Keira September 29, 2014
Review: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

Review by First Mate Keira Title: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Author: Karen Foxlee Format: Hardback Page Count: 233 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10 to 14 Summary: Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard is not a child amused by fantasy. She much prefers her fun logical, organized, and science-driven, which is why it’s particularly ironic she’s put […]

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Review: Persephone’s Orchard (The Chrysomelia Stories, Book 1) by Molly Ringle

by First Mate Keira September 26, 2014
Review: Persephone's Orchard (The Chrysomelia Stories, Book 1) by Molly Ringle

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Persephone’s Orchard (The Chrysomelia Stories, Book 1) Author: Molly Ringle Format: Ebook Page Count: 370 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 9-12 Summary: Sophie Darrow is just your average college freshman – she writes a food blog on fruits and vegetables –  has a Greek god friend from the other side of […]

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Review: The Violet Keystone (Seventh Tower, Book 6) by Garth Nix

by Quartermaster Alyx September 24, 2014
Review: The Violet Keystone (Seventh Tower, Book 6) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: The Violet Keystone (Seventh Tower Series, Book 6) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 233 pages Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Grade Summary: Tal wakes up to find himself trapped in the Hall of Nightmares, but thankfully not for long. He escapes and runs right into Crow. Crow claims that […]

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Review: Lost (The Magic Thief, Book 2) by Sarah Prineas

by First Mate Keira September 23, 2014
Review: Lost (The Magic Thief, Book 2) by Sarah Prineas

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Lost (The Magic Thief, Book 2) Author: Sarah Prineas Format: Audiobook Narrator: Greg Steinbruner Listening Length: 6 hours and 22 minutes Grade Reading Level: Grade 5+ Summary: Pyrotechnics and magic do not mix. They combust! Big huge explosions! The kind that get you an order of exile. But without his locus […]

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Review: My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

by First Mate Keira September 22, 2014
Review: My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

by First Mate Keira Title: My Fair Godmother Author: Janette Rallison Format: Hardback Page Count: 320 Pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 4-9 Summary: Two sisters, one boy, a disaster in the making, n’est pas? Enter Chrysanthemum (Chrissy) Everstar, a fairy godmother-in-training looking to make a little extra credit and get good recommendations to get into […]

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