From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler – book review

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler By E.L. Konigsburg Adventure Juvenile Fiction Mystery Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Feeling unappreciated and taken advantage of, Claudia decides to teach her parents a lesson by running away. Because she’s a planner, and accustomed to a certain standard of living (and comfort) she decides to invite her younger brother Jamie (who saves ALL of his money) on…

December 7, 2018
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Boxcar Children (series) – Read It and Rate It

December 3, 2018

The Boxcar Children (series) by Gertrude Chandler Warner Adventure Mystery Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book is amazing.  The characters are wonderful.  Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are all orphans, but are also brothers and sisters.  The only way that they can be together is by trying to make it on their own.  Later in the story they find a boxcar that they live in…

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Thea Stilton and the Spanish Dance Mission – Read It and Rate It

September 20, 2018

Thea Stilton and the Spanish Dance Mission Geronimo Stilton series by Thea Stilton Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The Thea sisters have another mission in Spain!  They have to help two rival families come together as one.  When their family fan disappears, the two families have to work together to get it back.  In the end, they realize that they should not be enemies,…

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Thea Stilton and the Journey to the Lion’s Den – Read It and Rate It

September 20, 2018

Thea Stilton and the Journey to the Lion’s Den Geronimo Stilton series by Thea Stilton Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In Africa, on another mission, the Thea sisters go to an animal reserve to take pictures for a project for school.  But when a cub disappears they turn a school project into a mission.  They find out that their cub will be transported to…

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Week in the Woods – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Mark just moved to New Hampshire and his parents are really rich.  Mark and his science teacher do not get along, but they have to work together to help get themselves out of danger.  I liked this book because it was kind of exciting and the story was pretty good as well.

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by the Grimm Brothers Adventure Classic Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Grimm’s Fairy Tales has many different fairy tales that are exciting and really fun.  It has fairy tales like Cinderella and Rapunzel.  I liked these fairy tales because there was a lot of action and the fairy tales were really exciting and different.  The stories were adventurous and they were really…

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Ember in the Ashes – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Adventure Fantasy Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * .5 Stars (Great!) An Ember in the Ashes is a great book that I would definitely recommend to anyone.  No matter what genre you prefer, you will enjoy this book.  This book has the crazy imagination of science fiction books.  It has the emotion found in romance books.  It…

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Whatever After: Dream On – Read It & Rate It

June 2, 2018

Dream On Whatever After #4 by Sarah Mlynowski Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Abby and Jonah once again fall into their mirror and this time they fall into the story of Sleeping Beauty, but accidentally bring Abby’s friend Robin.  When Robin pricks her finger on the spinning wheel, the whole story changes (again!).  When they meet Rose (Sleeping Beauty), and her annoying little brother, Rose…

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Ring of Fire – Read It & Rate It

June 2, 2018

Ring of Fire Century Quartet #1 by P.D. Baccalario Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) I really loved all of the action and mystery!  These are really the only types of books I love.  It’s even better, of course, with a little romance.  This book also contains some danger and suspense.  I love it all!

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Serpent’s Secret – book review

May 16, 2018

The Serpent’s Secret Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1 by Sayantani Dasgupta Adventure Fantasy Mythology Tween * * * Stars (Pretty good) Kiranmala thinks she’s just an ordinary Jersey kid, but on her 12th birthday, she finds out she’s really a princess from another dimension.  Before she can even really wrap her mind around that her guardians (people she’s thought were her parents all these years) are kidnapped, her house…

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