Sociology

Audio Review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

by First Mate Keira May 28, 2014
Audio Review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Host Author: Stephenie Meyer Format: Audio Book Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins Narrator: Kate Reading Grade Reading Level: Grades 9-12 Summary: The earth was invaded quietly and circumspectly. Humans realized too late when “miraculously peaceful” events took place like junkies turning themselves into hospitals and polite arguments […]

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Review: Open Minds (Mindjack, Book 1) by Susan Kaye Quinn

by First Mate Keira April 25, 2014
Review: Open Minds (Mindjack, Book 1) by Susan Kaye Quinn

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Open Minds Author: Susan Kaye Quinn Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 338 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Kira Moore is an outcast in a future where mind-reading and telepathy are traits everyone can do… everyone except her. This makes her a zero and zeroes can’t be trusted. […]

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Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

by cookcutlery March 20, 2014
Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Night Author: Elie Wiesel Format: Hardcover # of pages: 108 pages Grade Reading Level: 8.7 Summary: Elie Wiesel is a young 14 year old Jewish Orthodox boy. He’s 15 at the end. He lived during the time that Adolf Hitler rose to power. He was one of very few […]

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Review: Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go (The Nine Circles of Heck, Book 1) by Dale E. Basye

by First Mate Keira February 13, 2014
Review: Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go (The Nine Circles of Heck, Book 1) by Dale E. Basye

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go (The Nine Circles of Heck, Book 1) Author: Dale E. Basye Format: Hardback Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: The afterlife isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. A bureaucratic error sends Milton down to Heck with his […]

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Review: I Learned a New Word Today… Genocide by Elizabeth Hankins

by First Mate Keira September 12, 2013
Review: I Learned a New Word Today… Genocide by Elizabeth Hankins

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: I Learned a New Word Today… Genocide Author: Elizabeth Hankins Format: Paperback # of Pages: 150 pages Grade Reading Level: 5th – 8th grade Summary: Javier Mendoza is a 5th grade student at Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary. As part of an assignment for social studies he must keep […]

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Review: Rapacia (The Second Circle of Heck) by Dale E. Basye

by First Mate Keira January 27, 2012
Review: Rapacia (The Second Circle of Heck) by Dale E. Basye

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Rapacia (The Second Circle of Heck) Author: Dale E. Basye Format: Hardback Page Count: 384 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 5-8 Summary: Milton is back on the surface, but is having troubles maintaining the energy that keeps him together and in the present. A science experiment with a bug […]

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