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Review: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

by CaptainYarr August 22, 2014
Review: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: North of Beautiful Author: Justina Chen Headley Format: Hardcover Page Count: 384 Grade Reading Level: Grades 8-12 Summary: North of Beautiful is about a girl with a port-wine stain on her face. A port-wine stain is basically a big red birthmark. Tera faces many challenges, such as hiding port-wine stain […]

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Review: Relatively Famous by Jessica Park

by First Mate Keira August 6, 2014
Review: Relatively Famous by Jessica Park

by First Mate Keira Title: Relatively Famous Author: Jessica Park Format: PDF ebook Page Count: 284 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: Dani McKinley is just your normal high school freshman until word leaks out to the press that her father, the guy she’s never known, is none other than B-list actor Mark Ocean. […]

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Review: 24 Girls in 7 Days by Alex Bradley

by First Mate Keira August 4, 2014
Review: 24 Girls in 7 Days by Alex Bradley

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: 24 Girls in 7 Days Author: Alex Bradley Format: Paperback Page Count: 265 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 7+ Summary: Jack Grammer is a dorky senior at City High School with no love life. With only a few weeks before prom he asks and gets rejected. Two friends, Natalie and […]

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GIVEAWAY + Review: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) by Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz

by First Mate Keira June 20, 2014
GIVEAWAY + Review: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) by Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) Author: Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz Format: Paperback Page Count: 112 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 7 and up Summary: Bindi and Robert Irwin are visiting one of their favorite places in the world when their idyllic location and crocodile captures is […]

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Movie Review: Easy A starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes, and Dan Byrd

by First Mate Keira June 14, 2014
Movie Review: Easy A starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes, and Dan Byrd

by First Mate Keira Title: Easy A Director: Will Gluck Run Time: 92 minutes Rated: PG-13 Summary: Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone) is invisible to the student population of Ojai High until one day a popular Christian leader at the school (Amanda Bynes) overhears Olive tell a fib to her best friend in the girl’s bathroom. […]

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Review: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) by Beth Revis

by First Mate Keira June 13, 2014
Review: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) by Beth Revis

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) Author: Beth Revis Format: Hardback Page Count: 369 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Amy and Elder left the safety of the spaceship, Godspeed, for the promise of Centauri-Earth. What they find is not what they expected with dangers they […]

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