The Son of Neptune Heroes of Olympus #2 by Rick Riordan Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) In their quest to save the world and Olympus (again), Percy Jackson, a girl named Hazel, and a boy named Frank are constantly fighting for their lives against Wheat, Barley, and Spelt, getting captured by Amazons and cruising at 650 mph in a chariot pulled by the fastest horse in the universe. Oh yeah! … Read more
The Last Olympian Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5 by Rick Riordan Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) During the epic conclusion of Percy Jackson, Titan Kronos advances to New York with his army. Percy Jackson gathers his and the two fight to determine the fate of New York and the world. I liked this book because I enjoy adventure and it ends the series nicely. Review #2 * * … Read more
Archenemies Renegades #2 by Marissa Meyer Adventure Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “Archenemies” tells the story of Nova, an Anarchist, a follower of Ace Anarchy, who is regarded a villain by the government. But under a fake name and a new identity, she works for the Renegades who rule the world. As she struggles to decide which side she’s on – Anarchist or Renegade – she must also deal with her … Read more
The Mysterious Benedict Society Mysterious Benedict Society #1 by Trenton Lee Stewart Adventure Realistic Fiction Science Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) In this book 4 kids have to stop a mysterious evil, sleepy human monster from sending hidden messages into people’s heads and making them make him ruler of the world. In their schemes to trump his plans, they send Morse code with a flashlight, discover hidden traps, and get sucked … Read more
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix Adventure Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is about a girl who escapes a historical reserve to get help for kids who are dying of disease. She meets many dangers along the way including almost getting kidnapped and almost getting killed by a con-artist.
Rump: The Fairly True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Lisel Shurtliff Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Rump doesn’t know his whole name, but he can spin straw into gold. Because of this power, he gets into a lot of trouble and many messes. I like this book because it is exciting and fun.
Killing November by Adrianna Mather Adventure Historical Fiction Horror Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) November was enjoying her quiet life in Pembrook when, without warning, she is shipped off to the most peculiar boarding school. Instead of Language Arts and Math, it’s poisons and weapons. November already hates this school, but when a student is murdered, November must find out who it is before she is … Read more
The Getaway Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12 by Jeff Kinney Adventure Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I have always liked Jeff Kinney’s books – especially “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” This book is probably the best of them all. I could never imagine that a vacation like that could go so horribly wrong. I liked this book because it’s funny and it’s very entertaining.
Red: The Fairly True Story of Little Red Riding Hood by Lisel Shurtliff Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) “Red” is about the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Her granny is sick, so she has to embark on a quest to find a way to make her granny live forever. This book is pretty exciting and is a great book to read.