Science Fiction

Review: A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer

by BookWatch November 1, 2014
Review: A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer

by Bookwatch, guest reviewer Title: A Girl Named Disaster Author: Nancy Farmer Format: Paperback Page Count: 320 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: This is a story about an African girl whose mother was killed by a leopard, whose father had gone away, and who soon will be married to a cruel man who […]

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Review: Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

by First Mate Keira October 30, 2014
Review: Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

by First Mate Keira Title: Academy 7 Author: Anne Osterlund Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 259 Grade Reading Level: Grade 8 + Summary: Academy 7 is like Star Wars meets Harry Potter. Two kids, Aerin and Dane, must overcome great odds to attend and survive their first year in the universe’s most prestigious school. Aerin […]

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Review: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape by Georgi Bond

by First Mate Keira September 24, 2014
Review: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape by Georgi Bond

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape Author: Georgi Bond Format: Hardback Page Count: 336 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 9-12 Summary: When Lily shoots fire from her fingertips, she thinks she is dreaming, but she’s really trapped in the dreamscape, thanks to a new computer game called Colony that is […]

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Review: The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson

by CaptainYarr September 6, 2014
Review: The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: The Girl Who Owned a City Author O.T. Nelson Page Count: 200 Format: Paperback Grade Reading Level: 5.1, Ages 12-17 Summary: In a city called Glenbard a plague took place. Everyone over the age of 12 was dead. Once the plague passed, all the kids under 12 didn’t know what […]

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Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) by Douglas Adams

by First Mate Keira August 19, 2014
Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) by Douglas Adams

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) Author: Douglas Adams Format: Audio Book Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins Narrator: Stephen Fry Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: The Earth is doomed. Plans were submitted to clear a pathway through the solar system […]

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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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