Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

by First Mate Keira November 16, 2014
Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

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! by First Mate Keira Title: Enthusiasm Author: Polly Shulman Format: Hardback Page Count: 198 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: When Julie Lefkowitz’s […]

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5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by CaptainYarr November 15, 2014
5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Most kids need motivation to start let alone finish a book. I’m going to share tips with on how to set and reach reading goals. I hope they help you! Required Reading for School: When you get a new book divide that book into how many days […]

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Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

by First Mate Keira November 14, 2014
Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Reviewed First Mate Keira Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author: Brian Selznick Format: Hardback Page Count: 533 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 3-6 Summary: Hugo Cabret is an orphan and he lives inside the walls at a train station in Paris. His uncle had trained him to fix the station’s clocks before he disappeared. […]

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Review: Sunkissed by Carys Jones

by Tavern Wench Maisie November 13, 2014
Review: Sunkissed by Carys Jones

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: Sunkissed Author: Carys Jones Format: ebook Page Count: 242 Grade Reading Level: Ages 12-14 Summary: The Crimean War was already in full swing at this time, but elsewhere in Fandova Dawn Summers is dying, and in her weak and feeble state she has nothing more than dreams of a […]

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Review: Just for Fins (Fins, Book 3) by Tera Lynn Childs

by First Mate Keira November 12, 2014
Review: Just for Fins (Fins, Book 3) by Tera Lynn Childs

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Just for Fins (Fins, Book 3) Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Hardback Page Count: 256 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13 and up Summary: When Lily decided she couldn’t give up being the Crown Princess of the underwater mermaid kingdom Thalassinia, she knew she would be taking a more […]

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Review: The Selection (The Selection, Book 1) by Kiera Cass

by First Mate Keira November 11, 2014
Review: The Selection (The Selection, Book 1) by Kiera Cass

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Selection (The Selection, Book 1) Author: Kiera Cass Format: Hardback Page Count: 336 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13 and up Summary: After the forth world war, the country of Illea was founded on the remnants of the United States (though feasibly all of North America, it’s kind […]

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