30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 3

by First Mate Keira April 10, 2014
30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 3

Looking for great Harry Potter costume ideas? Check out my Bellatrix LeStrange, Fleur Delacour, Moaning Myrtle, Moaning Myrtle – Take Two, Nymphadora Tonks, Luna Lovegood, Death Eater, Rita Skeeter, and Voldemort costumes! Continuing on from last time’s 30 Books Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 2, today’s list also features books recommended for boys […]

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Review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) by Aimee Carter

by First Mate Keira April 9, 2014
Review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) by Aimee Carter

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, Book 2) Author: Aimee Carter Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Kate Winters back from her forced summer holiday as the new Queen of the Underworld, has found her husband, Henry to be very distant. She doesn’t understand […]

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What Type of Shoes Does Voldemort Wear?

by First Mate Keira April 8, 2014
Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What Type of Shoes Does Voldemort Wear?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What type of shoes does Voldemort wear? (This article is humorous, not factual.) I’ve unearthed in a 1995 Quibbler article with the answer to this question. As the scan of it may be hard to read I have transcribed and pasted it below for your convenience. HE-WHO-MUST-NOT-BE-NAMED’S SECRET SHOE STASH […]

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Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira April 7, 2014
Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira Title: Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy Series, Book 1) Author: Richelle Mead Format: Paperback Page Count: 332 Grade Reading Level: Grade 9+ Summary: After two years on the run, Rose Hathaway and Vasilisa (Lissa) Dragomir are captured by a group of Guardians and sent back to St. Vladimir’s Academy. Lissa is a […]

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Review: Skipping Stones to the Center of the Earth by Andy Hueller

by First Mate Keira April 6, 2014
Review: Skipping Stones to the Center of the Earth by Andy Hueller

By First Mate Keira Title: Skipping Stones at the Center of the Earth Author: Andy Hueller Format: Digial ebook Page Count: 248 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 5-7 Summary: Calvin Comet Cobble lives deep within the center of the earth at Hidden Shores Orphanage. It sits in the only spot where sunlight streams through. There’s […]

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Review: The Iron King (Iron Fey, Book 1) by Julie Kagawa

by First Mate Keira April 5, 2014
Review: The Iron King (Iron Fey, Book 1) by Julie Kagawa

by First Mate Keira Title:The Iron King Author: Julie Kagawa Format: Kindle Ebook Page Count: 368 (Paperback) Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Meghan Chase is just your ordinary unpopular girl trying to navigate the hierarchy of high school, get her driver’s permit, and possibly a date with the hottest boy. Her best friend, Robin […]

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