Camp Spirit – book review

Camp Spirit Axelle Lenoir Funny Graphic Novel LGBTQ Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Supernatural It’s 1994 and Elodie is being shipped off to summer camp (in Canada) to be a counselor, so she can make some money for college. After her mom abandons her, Elodie has to figure out how to adapt to camp life – looking after her wild redheaded charges, dealing with shared staff bathrooms, making peace with nature (she’s more of an urban … Read more

Space Case – Read It and Rate It

Space Case Moon Base Alpha #1 by Stuart Gibbs Funny Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When 12-year-old Dashiell Gibson and his family get an opportunity of a lifetime, to live on the moon in a station, who could disagree? But, they discover very soon that life there is boring and lonely up until a scientist is found dead. Now it is up to Dashiell and his friends to uncover … Read more

I Even Funnier – Read It and Rate It

I Even Funnier by James Patterson Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I liked this book because it had pictures in it so I could understand more of what was happening. I can sort of connect to this book because I am also in middle school. Jamie is in middle school and he is a comedian.  He wins the Planet’s Funniest Kid Comic Competition. He also meets a girl … Read more

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life – Read It and Rate It

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Middle School #1 by James Patterson Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book really got me into it. I couldn’t stop reading it. I recommend this book for all ages. Rafe is going into middle school with an imaginary friend which is his dead brother. Rafe wants to make a difference in middle school so he makes a rule book to … Read more

Adventures in Cartooning – book review

Adventures in Cartooning: How to Turn Your Doodles into Comics by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost Adventure Fantasy Funny Graphic Novel Nonfiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is my new favorite DIY guide to writing comics. A snarky Magic Cartooning Elf encourages a not-so-artistic princess to follow her dreams and make a comic book of her own, along the way offering helpful suggestions and tips about design and storytelling. The … Read more

Big Nate: Silent But Deadly – Read It and Rate It

Big Nate: Silent But Deadly Big Nate #18 by Lincoln Peirce Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) I liked that this book had better jokes than all the other books, but I must say to the adults who don’t like disrespect to other adults that this book is full of rude humor to teachers and other people.

Big Nate: On a Roll – Read It and Rate It

Big Nate: On a Roll Big Nate #3 by Lincoln Peirce Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book is about Nate trying to win 1st place for his Boy Scouts, but his archenemy, Arthur, is his competition. I like this book because it is fun seeing all the stupid mistakes he makes. It also gives me an idea of what public school is like. His funniest mistake is him … Read more

Grumpy Cat and Pokey: The Grumpus – Read It and Rate It

The Grumpus Grumpy Cat and Pokey #1 by Ben McCool Funny Graphic Novel Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Ahhh!!! Grumpy cat (and Pokey!) have their 1st graphic novel!!! In their 1st graphic novel, Grumpy cat (and Pokey!) have 9 funny, cute, and, of course…grumpy tales. Pokey is an adventurous black and white cat. Grumpy cat is…GRUMPY. Grumpy always shares her grumpy wisdom and makes things terrible (but in her own good way). … Read more

Big Nate: In a Class By Himself – Read It and Rate It

In a Class by Himself Big Nate #1 by Lincoln Peirce Funny Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) Big Nate always draws me in whenever I pick up the book or one of the books. I particularly like this one the best because it tells how everything began and how Nate and Teddy became friends. I also find it funny that all of the bad stuff that happens all … Read more

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway – Read It and Rate It

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.