Science Fiction

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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Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry July 19, 2014
Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Turnabout Author Margaret Peterson Haddix Page Count: 223 Format: Hardcover Grade Reading Level: Ages 12+ Summary: Amelia Hazelwood, Annabeth Flick, and 40 or more others from Riverside nursing home are selected at the old age of 100 to live forever. In a doctor’s experiment called Project Turnabout. The […]

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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: Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) by Beth Revis

by First Mate Keira April 27, 2014
Review: Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) by Beth Revis

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) Author: Beth Revis Format: Hardback Page Count: 416 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14 and up Summary: Godspeed is a spaceship that was sent into space by a group on earth, hoping to find a new earth planet. Amy joined her […]

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