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Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska

by First Mate Keira November 18, 2014
Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska

by First Mate Keira Title: Alice in Wonderland Director: Tim Burton Run Time: 108 Minutes Rated: PG Summary: Grown-up Alice revisits the Wonderland of her youth, a place she’s dreamed about since she was six, in a retelling of the classic storyline, when a white rabbit shows up at her engagement party and leads her […]

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Review: Just for Fins (Fins, Book 3) by Tera Lynn Childs

by First Mate Keira November 12, 2014
Review: Just for Fins (Fins, Book 3) by Tera Lynn Childs

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Just for Fins (Fins, Book 3) Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Hardback Page Count: 256 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13 and up Summary: When Lily decided she couldn’t give up being the Crown Princess of the underwater mermaid kingdom Thalassinia, she knew she would be taking a more […]

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Review: Perchance to Dream by Lisa Mantchev

by First Mate Keira November 10, 2014
Review: Perchance to Dream by Lisa Mantchev

by First Mate Keira Title: Perchance to Dream [Théâtre Illuminata (Act 2)] Author: Lisa Mantchev Format: Kindle Ebook Page Count: 352 (Hardback) Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Act 1 was in the theater, Act 2 explores the world outside the theater. Don’t be fooled though, the world is a very different place than how […]

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Review: The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl, Book 8) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira November 9, 2014
Review: The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl, Book 8) by Eoin Colfer

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl, Book 8) Author: Eoin Colfer Format: Ebook Page Count: 336 Pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Opal Koboi is ready and willing to cause havoc again (are we done with her yet?) and this time she plans to use her double to escape […]

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Review: Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, Book 1) by Jenna Black

by First Mate Keira November 7, 2014
Review: Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, Book 1) by Jenna Black

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, Book 1) Author: Jenna Black Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14 and up Summary: Dana Hathaway wants to be normal, but with an alcoholic mother, she’s in constant fear of discovery or humiliation. Her dad is someone to avoid according to […]

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Review: The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2) by Rick Riordan

by First Mate Keira November 2, 2014
Review: The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2) by Rick Riordan

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus, Book 2) Author: Rick Riordan Format: Audiobook Listening Length: 13 hours and 27 minutes Narrator: Joshua Swanson Grade Reading Level: Ages 9+ Summary: Percy doesn’t know who he is, all he knows is that these Gorgons he’s fighting don’t stay dead. Saving an old […]

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