Social Issues

Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Sext Crime by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira October 27, 2014
Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Sext Crime by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: The Sext Crime: C.Y.A.: Covert Youth Agency (Volume 2) Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 280 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 8-14 Summary: When senior class presidential candidate, Meredith, is blackmailed into quitting the election race, she gets her best friend and campaign manager to contact the C.Y.A. […]

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Review: Matched (Matched Trilogy, Book 1) by Ally Condie

by First Mate Keira October 17, 2014
Review: Matched (Matched Trilogy, Book 1) by Ally Condie

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Matched (Matched Trilogy, Book 1) Author: Ally Condie Format: Hardback Page Count: 366 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14 and up Summary: Society controls all aspects of life. They dictate your career, your spouse, what you eat, where you live, and your leisure activities. Cassia Reyes trusts Society to […]

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Review: Graduation Day (The Testing, Book 3) by Joelle Charbonneau

by First Mate Keira October 6, 2014
Review: Graduation Day (The Testing, Book 3) by Joelle Charbonneau

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Graduation Day (The Testing, Book 3) Author: Joelle Charbonneau Format: Hardback Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 9-12 Summary: After Cia Vale discovered that the rebellion is totally fabricated and engineered by the head of the Testing, she turns the information over to the President, along with […]

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Review: The One (Selection Trilogy, Book 3) by Kiera Cass

by First Mate Keira October 3, 2014
Review: The One (Selection Trilogy, Book 3) by Kiera Cass

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The One (Selection Trilogy, Book 3) Author: Kiera Cass Format: Hardback Page Count: 323 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: The people of Illéa watch as Prince Maxon chooses the next crown princess from the Four Elite.Will he choose the girl with Asian political connections, the actress/model, the good […]

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Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) by Trenton Lee Stewart

by First Mate Keira October 1, 2014
Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) by Trenton Lee Stewart

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) Author: Trenton Lee Stewart Format: Paperback Page Count: 495 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-15 Summary: Are you smart enough to attend the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened? Apply and find out today. Why I started this book: […]

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Review: My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

by First Mate Keira September 22, 2014
Review: My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

by First Mate Keira Title: My Fair Godmother Author: Janette Rallison Format: Hardback Page Count: 320 Pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 4-9 Summary: Two sisters, one boy, a disaster in the making, n’est pas? Enter Chrysanthemum (Chrissy) Everstar, a fairy godmother-in-training looking to make a little extra credit and get good recommendations to get into […]

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