My Hero Academia series

January 17, 2018

My Hero Academia series by Kohei Horikoshi Manga Superheroes Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The reason I liked this book was because there was a lot of action and it’s my favorite series!  

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Skeleton Creek

January 17, 2018

Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman Mystery Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I always enjoy Patrick Carman’s books.  I have read most of them, but this is by far one of his best books.  I love the suspense in the story, how it keeps you on the edge of your seat.  The videos that go along with it make the story a lot more creepy…

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Marika

January 17, 2018

Marika by Andrea Cheng Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) I love how this book informs us of all the struggles and all the horrific things Jews had to go through during the Holocaust.  This book tells of a young girl who writes in a journal of all her experiences as a Jew.  The book reminds us that the world is a horrible place.

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Leyla: The Black Tulip

January 17, 2018

Leyla: The Black Tulip Girls of Many Lands series by Alev Lytle Craitier Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I love how it portrays a young girl who tries to do right but instead puts herself in a place of slavery.  As she goes through this, though, things start to get better.  The suspense in this story was awesome!  I love this book.  I just…

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Wish

January 17, 2018

The Wish by Gail Carson Levine Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) I liked this book because it shows what life can be like.  It points out that not everyone is liked by others.  There are some people who get secluded just because they are different.  The world can be a mean place, but sometimes you just have to force yourself to think positive and deal…

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Thunderhead

January 15, 2018

Thunderhead Arc of a Scythe #2 by Neal Shusterman Dystopian Science Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The Scythedom is split into factions – those who respect the old ways and take their responsibilities seriously, and those who embrace killing for its own pleasure and who would like to repeal their self-imposed restrictions.  The Mid-American High Blade’s position is left vacant when Xenocrates accepts a new title –…

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Whatever After: Sink or Swim

January 3, 2018

Sink or Swim Whatever After #3 by Sarah Mlynowski Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Abby and Jonah go through the mirror again!  This time they fall into the story of the Little Mermaid and it starts out in the water.  When they finally swim to shore, they are in the Kingdom of Mustard (Prince Eric’s).  When they try to find Ariel they take a painting…

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Seventh Most Important Thing

January 3, 2018

The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Arthur Owens gets in trouble with the law when he throws a brick at a trash-picking, presumably homeless man he sees around his neighborhood.  He’s sent to a juvenile delinquent facility for several weeks and at his trial it comes out that the reason he attacked the man was because he saw him wearing…

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Assassination Classroom #1

December 30, 2017

Assassination Classroom #1 by Yusei Matsui Manga Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) A book about a being that comes to Earth and blows up a lot of the moon.  This being demands that he’s made a teacher of a class of misfits.  He says that in one year he’ll blow up the Earth, too.  The students of this being’s class are tasked with killing it…

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Trish Trash

December 22, 2017

Trish Trash: Rollergirl of Mars by Jessica Abel Graphic Novel Science Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Trish lives on Mars with her aunt and uncle, and although she’s only 7 (in Mars years – 15 in Earth ears), she sneaks into the tryouts for the Hoverderby.  She’s actually doing great until prima donna “Hanna Barbarian” claims she fouled her.  Then the truth comes out.  But Trish is able…

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