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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Ring of Fire

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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Time Museum – book review

May 2, 2018

The Time Museum Book #1 by Matthew Loux Adventure Graphic Novel Mystery Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) While visiting her uncle over summer vacation Delia Bean follows a kiwi bird into the woods and discovers the Earth Time Museum.  It’s a museum of all of planet Earth’s history from all times – past, present, and future!  She learns her uncle runs the place and…

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Hidden Oracle – book review

April 30, 2018

The Hidden Oracle The Trials of Apollo #1 by Rick Riordan Audio Edition Adventure Fantasy Mythology Mystery * * * * Stars (Great!) The Greek god, Apollo, has been transformed into a teenage boy named Lester – complete with acne and flab!  He’s not sure why he’s being punished (or what for), but he quickly discovers he’s in danger.  He’s lost most of his godly powers and those that remain…

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I Woke Up Dead at the Mall – book review

April 7, 2018

I Woke Up Dead at the Mall by Judy Sheehan Funny Mystery Supernatural Suspense YA Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Sarah wakes up dead at the mall and discovers she was murdered at her dad’s wedding reception.  Bertha, an angel and death counselor, meets with her and several other recently murdered teens to help them resolve their unfinished business and move on to whatever comes next (for most,…

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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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Surfside Girls: The Secret of Danger Point

December 21, 2017

Surfside Girls: The Secret of Danger Point Surfside Girls #1 by Kim Dwinell Graphic Novel Mystery Supernatural * * * * Stars (Great!) Samantha and Jade (both 12) discover an underwater cave at Danger Point, which has just been bought by a developer that wants to put up a big hotel.  When Sam explores further, she meets a whole host of ghosts who want her help to protect the land. …

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House of Dies Drear

December 14, 2017

House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton Historical Fiction Mystery Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book is about a family that moves into a house called Dies Drear.  Thomas, the 13-year-old, discovers different secret passages hidden in the house.  Strange, weird things start happening.  Will they solve the mystery or will it end up as a mystery forever?

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Lock and Key: Initiation

December 14, 2017

Initiation Lock and Key #1 by Ridley Pearson Adventure Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “Lock and Key” by Ridley Pearson is a great book with Sherlock Holmes as a smart-aleck kid who tries to befriend the two main protagonists, David and his sister, and also tries to solve a mystery that leads to danger.

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Warcross

November 22, 2017

Warcross Warcross #1 by Marie Lu Mystery Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Emika Chen is a teenage hacker who has been trying to survive as a bounty hunter since her father died and she was kicked out of school for illegally retrieving and releasing sensitive data about other students and their parents.  Facing crushing debt and eviction, she uses one of her hacks to steal…

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