Ms Marvel comics

September 2, 2017

Ms. Marvel comics written by G. Willow Wilson illustrated by Mirka Andolfo, Takeshi Miyazawa, & Francesco Gaston Comics Superhero * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) If you aren’t already reading Ms. Marvel, you should drop everything now and start.  She’s a smart, funny, Muslim teenager who develops superpowers and must choose how to use them responsibly while maintaining her friendships and being part of her close-knit family.  There are…

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Hate U Give

August 31, 2017

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Realistic Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Starr Carter (16, black) lives in the neighborhood and works at her father’s store, but attends a mostly white school.  She feels like she is two different people in each of these worlds and that she doesn’t quite fit in anywhere.  When her friend, Kenya (sister of her half-brother Seven), invites her to a…

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Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur

August 31, 2017

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol. 1: BFF Written by Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare Art by Natacha Bustos Comics/Graphic Novel Science Fiction Superhero * * * * Stars (Great!) 9-year-old Lunella (Moon Girl) is frantically searching for the Omni-Wave Projector so that she can use it to reverse engineer a cure for humans who have been affected by the Terrigen cloud (those who have inhuman genes that change when…

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Lady Midnight

August 26, 2017

Lady Midnight Dark Artifices #1 by Cassandra Clare Adventure Fantasy Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is in the world of Shadowhunters and it is very well written.  You can never predict what is going to happen and that is what makes Cassandra Clare one of my favorite authors.  It follows a girl named Emma and her parabati – her sworn…

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Selection

August 26, 2017

The Selection Selection #1 by Kiera Cass Dystopian Fantasy Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “The Selection” was about a young prince who wanted to find love.  There were a lot of challenges with the person he wanted.  America didn’t want to find love, but she fell in love with Maxon.  I loved the book because it showed how difficult royal life could be….

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Amateurs

August 26, 2017

The Amateurs by Sara Shepard Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The book is about a girl named Helan.  She disappeared last summer and her sister Areia and four friends have a meet up and decide to stay longe rto find who the killer was and trust me this is a page turner and the ending is amazing!  🙂

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Crossing Niagara

August 11, 2017

Crossing Niagara by Matt Tavares Nonfiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Crossing Niagara is a nonfiction story about a guy named (called) Great Blondin.  He crossed Niagara on a 3 inch wide rope and never fell.  He did many tricks, including carrying a man on his back and standing on a chair.  He finally left Niagara because he felt there was nothing left to accomplish.

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Dork Diaries 3: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star

August 11, 2017

Tales from a Not-S0-Talented Pop Star Dork Diaries #3 by Rachel Renee Russell Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I like all of the Dork Diaries books because there is a different message in each of them.  My favorite one is #3 because Nikki and her friends form a band for a contest and they have lots of different scenarios and adventures.

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Flowers for Algernon

August 11, 2017

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes Science Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) I liked the concept of the book and the foreshadowing it has.  It talks about Algernon, a mouse, and a human being tested for a “potion” that can make you smarter.  For the human it works, yet makes him realize something about his life that he didn’t before.  What I didn’t like was how…

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Blindsided

August 11, 2017

Blindsided by Patricia Cummings Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) A girl finds out she is losing her sight in a short time and can’t decide if she should live in fear or go on.

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