Lord of the Flies – Read It and Rate It

Lord of the Flies by William Golding Adventure Classic Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) A bunch of boys get stranded on an island. They start turning on one another, losing their sense of civilization and becoming savage. Review #2 * Star (A waste of time!) A group of boys get stuck on an island and have to try to survive and maintain what keeps them away from savagery. I didn’t … Read more

Princess Diaries – Read It and Rate It

The Princess Diaries Princess Diaries series #1 by Meg Cabot Realistic Fiction Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is a lot different than the movie. Honestly, I like the movie better. The book was ok. Mia still gets told that she’s a princess and she gets lessons and all that. And she fights with her best friend, Lilly and falls in love with Michael, Lilly’s brother. Review # 2 * … Read more

Shopaholic & Sister – Read It and Rate It

Shopaholic & Sister Shopaholic series #4 by Sophie Kinsella Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) A girl just came back from her 10 month honeymoon from all over the world. One problem – she loves shopping! Her flat was completely filled with things she totally didn’t need. Her husband and family started to get a little mad. That’s when she found out she had a half-sister, only this girl was … Read more

Dark Is Rising – Read It and Rate It

The Dark Is Rising Dark Is Rising sequence #2 by Susan Cooper Fantasy Review # 1 * Star (A waste of time!) This is a horrible book. If you don’t like to die of boredom, don’t read it! This is the worst book I’ve ever read. It is about stupid cross-like things with a circle around them. Don’t read it! It makes no sense!

Wide Window – Read It and Rate It

The Wide Window A Series of Unfortunate Events #3 by Lemony Snicket Funny Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When Count Olaf killed Uncle Monty in the last book, Mr. Poe found another relative/guardian, Aunt Josephine, for the Baudelaire orphans. In this book Count Olaf disguises himself as “Captain Sham.” Now he’s selling boats. Aunt Josephine runs off, because Count Olaf threatens to kill her. She leaves him to the Baudelaires. Then, … Read more

Reptile Room – Read It and Rate It

The Reptile Room A Series of Unfortunate Events #2 by Lemony Snicket Adventure Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When Mr. Poe finds out that Count Olaf is after the Baudelaire fortunes, he finds another relative for Violet, Klaus, and Sunny to live with. This new guardian is a herpetologist – a scientist that studies snakes. His name is Montgomery Montgomery. The same day the children arrive, Uncle Monty says that … Read more

Miserable Mill – Read It and Rate It

The Miserable Mill A Series of Unfortunate Events #4 by Lemony Snicket Funny Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) After Aunt Josephine’s death, Mr. Poe finds the Baudelaire orphans another guardian. This “guardian” makes the orphans work at his lumber yard. The orphans get gum for lunch, a casserole every night for dinner, and a bunk bed to sleep in. There’s no sign of Count Olaf until Klaus goes to the eye doctor … Read more

Austere Academy – Read It and Rate It

The Austere Academy A Series of Unfortunate Events #5 by Lemony Snicket Funny Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) After Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire left the lumberyard, they had to go to a boarding school named Prufrock Preparatory School. There, Vice Principal Nero makes baby Sunny his secretary and she has to staple paperwork, answer phone calls, and other stuff. The Baudelaires meet more orphans – the Quagmire triplets (they’re actually … Read more

Ersatz Elevator – Read It and Rate It

The Ersatz Elevator A Series of Unfortunate Events #6 by Lemony Snicket Adventure Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In this book, the Baudelaires new guardians are rich. Jerome’s wife is mean and selfish. She works along with Count Olaf to get her hands on the Baudelaire fortune. In the last book, Count Olaf stole the Quagmires and hid them in the “Broken Down Elevator.” The day before the auction, the … Read more

Among the Hidden – Read It and Rate It

Among the Hidden Shadow Children #1 by Margaret Peterson Haddix Dystopian Mystery Thriller Science Fiction Review # 1 * * * * Stars Who wouldn’t love this book!?! This book will get everybody hooked! This book is about a boy named Luke who is a third child. Nowadays, it doesn’t matter how many kids a family has, but in Luke’s time you were only allowed to have 2 children. So, every day Luke has to … Read more