It’s Not Easy Being Mean

It’s Not Easy Being Mean The Clique series #7 by Lisi Harrison Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) This book was the 7th book in ‘The Clique’ series. Massie, Alicia, Dylan, Kristen, and Claire are trying to find the hidden key to unlock the secret room in Octavian Day County School. But they are not the only ones trying to find the key. Some other ‘annoying’ girls from…

July 7, 2009
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Princess on the Brink

Princess on the Brink Princess Diaries series #8 by Meg Cabot Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In the book, Princess Mia has a whole new set of problems. The main one: Michael is moving to Japan for 1 year. This is a great sequel. Review #2 * * * * Stars (Great!) Princess on the Brink is a phenomenal book! During the middle, Mia…

July 7, 2009
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Infamous

Infamous It Girl series #7 by Cecily von Ziegesar Realistic Fiction Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The book Infamous is about 4 girls that go to the elite boarding school Waverly Academy and its Thanksgiving break. All 4 girls are looking forward to having a long weekend, but they didn’t expect to party all weekend long. The main characters are Tinsley, Callie, Brett, Jenny, Sleigh Hill….

July 6, 2009
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Wednesday Wars

The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book is about a 7th grade boy named Holling Hoodhood and as he deals with school and holding afternoon sessions with Mrs. Baker, whom he believes hates his guts. A series of events take place such as a camping trip, his sister missing, and Hoodhood Associates. It all wraps up funny…

July 6, 2009
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Crooked Kind of Perfect

A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars The book is about 11 year old Zoe Elias whose #1 dream is to play Carnegie Hall, and to be a prodigy. But when her dad gets her a wheeze-bag organ, the Perfectone D-60, everything changes. The main character is Zoe Elias. Other characters are Wheeler, Emma, Joella, Ms. Person. I liked this book because…

July 6, 2009
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Shark Girl

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…

June 23, 2009
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Three Willows: The Sisterhood Grows

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…

June 23, 2009
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Overboard

Overboard by Elizabeth Fama Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is about a 14 year old named Emily, and how she ran away from home and got on a boat. The boat sank and she was swimming in an ocean for almost a whole day with another survivor. Emily hated living in Indonesia. She lived there because her parents are doctors there. She ran…

June 17, 2009
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Notes from the Midnight Driver

Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick Realistic Fiction Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Alex was left alone at home because his mother was going on a date. That’s when he gets drunk and takes the car and drives off. So he has to volunteer at the hospital and finish 100 hours of service. He is assigned to Solomon Lewis. Review # 2 * *…

June 17, 2009
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Indigo Blue

Indigo Blue by Cathy Cassidy Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Indigo Blue is an 11 year old girl and her mom has had it with her boyfriend Max and moves her 2 daughters Indigo and Misti into a nightmare flat. She doesn’t know what to do with her BFF Jo Ashton or school. Things get worse before they get better. Some of the characters are Aisha, Jo…

March 12, 2009
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