Last Known Victim – Read It and Rate It

Last Known Victim by Erica Spindler Mystery Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) A cop, Captain Patti O’Shay, is put on a case where the serial killer murdered six women before Hurricane Katrina while dealing with her husband, another cop’s death. After Katrina, they find a corpse that they know the murderer killed along with Patti’s husband’s police badge. Patti works extra hard on the case, or else she could become the last … Read more

Gossip Girl – Read It and Rate It

Gossip Girl Gossip Girl series #1 by Cecily von Ziegesar Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Blaire’s ex-bestfriend Serena shows up, but Serena doesn’t know that Blaire hates her. Blaire was always jealous of Serena, so when she went to boarding school, Blaire was the most popular. Now, Blaire’s boyfriend (who always loved Serena) doesn’t love Blaire as much. But, Serena’s life is not as great as it used to … Read more

Bratfest at Tiffany’s – Read It and Rate It

Bratfest at Tiffany’s Clique series #9 by Lisi Harrison Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Massie, Claire, Alicia, Dylan, and Kristen were the most popular girls in school until the boys’ school flooded. Now the Jocks are the post popular, which would be great, except that the girls used to date them, so now they hate eachother. Also, one of them ditches them for a boy, even though they’re on … Read more

Locked Inside – Read It and Rate It

Locked Inside by Nancy Werlin Realistic Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Marnie Skydottir is the daughter of a famous person. She spends most of her time on the computer where she talks with a person called “The Elf” on the game. She went on too much, so they took her computer away. She then finds herself kidnapped and thrown in a locked cell in a basement. The only person who can … Read more

Killer’s Cousin – Read It and Rate It

The Killer’s Cousin by Nancy Werlin Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) David committed a serious crime, so he has to move into his aunt and uncle’s house because he wasn’t sent to jail, but the rumors would be spread around his home town. His uncle and him spend little time together, and his aunt doesn’t want him around. His cousin, Lily, doesn’t like him either. “Did you feel powerful?” she asks him … Read more

Locked in Time – Read It and Rate It

Locked in Time by Lois Duncan Mystery Thriller Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Who pays the price for eternal youth? When Nore discovers her new stepmother’s horrible beauty secrets, time starts running out. Can Nore save herself and her father before it’s too late? I liked every part of this book. Review # 2 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Very scary! Very real! It is about people that live … Read more

Alicia: A Clique Novel – Read It and Rate It

Alicia: A Clique Novel The Clique Summer Collection #3 by Lisi Harrison Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Alicia is going to Spain and wants to audition to be in a music video with Spanish teen singing sensation! But her older cousins are auditioning and she has to work with her cousin, Nina – her arch enemy. Will things work out? I like this book’s ending.

Invention of Hugo Cabret – Read It and Rate It

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick Graphic Novel Illustrated Fiction Mystery Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The Invention of Hugo Cabret is about a 12 year old boy who finds a mechanical man and thinks it holds a mysterious message from his dead father. The main character is Hugo Cabret. Other characters are Isabella, George Melies, Mama Jeanne, Monsieur Tabard, Station Inspector. I liked this book because it gives … Read more

Star Wars: Reckoning – Read It and Rate It

Reckoning Star Wars: Last of the Jedi series #10 by Jude Watson Science Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) The final installment in the Last of the Jedi series, Jude Watson ends it with a bang. Still working as a double agent for the rebel alliance, spying from within the evil empire itself. Now working on the side of Darth Vader, Ferus Olin, a former Jedi, is tempted by his reluctant partner … Read more

Worth – Read It and Rate It

Worth by A. LaFaye Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) The book Worth is about a young boy whose leg is crushed in an accident. The boy’s father needs help on the farm and brings home an orphan boy to help with the farm. The main character is Nathaniel. His role in the story is a farmhand. Other main characters are Ma, Pa, Seth, Clemson, John Worth, Gantrys, Danvers. I liked … Read more

CLOSING NOTICE: The Huntley Area Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The exterior book drop will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. The library will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.