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Review: 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

by First Mate Keira December 21, 2014
Review: 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

by First Mate Keira Title: 13 Treasures Author: Michelle Harrison Format: Hardback Page Count: 355 Grade Reading Level: Grade 5–8 Summary: Tanya knows that at age 13 she can no longer get away with talking to faeries or about them in front of others as both adults and kids couldn’t see them. Only her. She’d […]

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Review: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) by Jennifer Estep

by First Mate Keira December 16, 2014
Review: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) by Jennifer Estep

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) Author: Jennifer Estep Format: Ebook Page Count: 368 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Gwen Frost feels it. She knows the end is coming near. The final battle between Vivian, Agrona, the Reapers, and Loki is around the corner. What will happen? […]

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Review: The Field Guide by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira December 13, 2014
Review: The Field Guide by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Field Guide (Book 1: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 107 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: The Grace children are moving into their crazy aunt’s ramshackle house. It’s so rundown it’s practically falling apart. Of the three, Jared […]

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Review: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

by Master Llama December 10, 2014
Review: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

by Master Llama, guest reviewer Title: Graceling Author: Kristin Cashore Format: Paperback Page Count: 480 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Katsa has an extraordinary talent. A scary talent. She can kill people with skill and ease. This is her Grace. Her uncle the king uses her gift to his advantage, making her do […]

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Movie Review: Beastly starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer

by First Mate Keira December 7, 2014
Movie Review: Beastly starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer

by First Mate Keira Title: Beastly Director: Daniel Barnz Duration: 86 minutes Rating: PG-13 Summary: Kyle Kingsbury is a vain and arrogant young boy. He really steps in it when he unknowingly meets and antagonizes a witch at school going by Kendra. On the night of a school dance he’s bewitched to appear as ugly […]

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Review: Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

by First Mate Keira December 3, 2014
Review: Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

by First Mate Keira Title: Ella Enchanted Author: Gail Carson Levine Format: Paperback Page Count: 240 Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Grade Summary: Not long after Ella of Frell’s birth did her life take a sudden and most serious turn for the worse. She was enchanted by Lucinda, a fairy who flouts all the rules and […]

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