Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt Romance This is one of my favorite books. It is the two sides of a break-up. The two main characters are Jordan and Courney. Jordan breaks up with Courtney for a girl on MySpace. But, truth is, there is no MySpace girl. Jordan & Courtney later go on a road trip to college, and along the way she discovers the true reason of her & Jordan’s break-up. Find this book/Place … Read more
Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner Fantasy * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is about 3 sisters who go into the woods to get back a magical pipe from an evil man. This book is amix of many classic fairy tales, and I think other people will enjoy it. Find this book/Place a hold!
Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham Realistic Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The book Shark Girl is about Jane, a regular 15-year old girl attacked by a shark on a regular day at the beach…or so Jane thought. Jane woke up in a coma 10 days later, realizing they amputated her arm. Leaving Jane learning again. The main characters are Jane, Michael, and their mother. Other characters are Lindsey, Justin, Rachel, Angie, and … Read more
3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) The book 3 Willows is about 3 girls: Ama, Jo, and Polly. They are just finishing 8th grade, and summer is near. As the 3 girls head in different directions for the summer, for instance Polly wants a glamorous life (but watches as her friends move farther ahead), or Ama going to outdoors camp (and she hates the outdoors), … Read more
Peter and the Shadow Thieves by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson Adventure Fantasy * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is the sequel to Peter and the Starcatchers and has almost all the same characters, including Peter, Molly, Tinkerbell, and Molly’s father. There is a new character in this book called Lord Ombra. Nobody knows what he really is, but he sucks up people’s shadows and can then control them. He is very vulnerable … Read more
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson Adventure Fantasy Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Peter, an orphan boy, is on a ship to become a slave when he befriends Molly, another passenger with a rich father. Molly also belongs to a secret organization called The Starcatchers, who track down and return the starstuff. The starstuff is a magical substance that can turn animals into half-humans (mermaids, centaurs), … Read more
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart Realistic Fiction * * * Stars Frankie blossoms over the summer between her freshman and sophomore years in high school, and when she returns to her elite boarding school (Alabaster), she’s suddenly the focus of a lot of male attention – in particular, gorgeous senior Matthew. They start dating and although Frankie really likes Matthew, she feels like he doesn’t take her seriously. After he breaks … Read more
Life of Pi by Yann Martel Adventure * * Stars (Just ok) This is a very slow book. About half the book the main character (Pi) is telling about his life. There are only a few exciting parts. It was also hard to follow along. That’s why I disliked that book. The main character’s full name is Piscine Molitor Patel. He got a majors degree in religion and zoology. He’s also a skilled swimmer. His … Read more
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The Lost Boy by Dave Pelzer Nonfiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book is about a boy named Dave Pelzer who never had a home. Although this young boy has been rescued from his alcoholic mother, he is now considered a foster child. To find out more you are going to have to read the book. Find this book/Place a hold!