Wildfire – Read It and Rate It

Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick Adventure Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “Wildfire” is a wildly thrilling book of survival. Sam Castine is at his wilderness camp when a wildfire arrives. He runs back into the camp because his phone is still there. He worries about his mom, and how the news will affect her. He meets and bonds with a girl named Delphy. When they run into a group of … Read more

Empire of Bones – Read it and Rate It

Empire of Bones Ashtown Burials #3 by N.D. Wilson Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Empire of Bones by N. D. Wilson is the 3rd & last book in the Ashtown burials series. This book is excellent and will pull anyone in to read it. What I liked about this book was that Cyrus & Antigone (the main characters) are extremely loving as a brother & sister. Family is very … Read more

Silmarillion – Read It and Rate It

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The Silmarillion is the epic history of the Elves in Lord of the Rings. Tolkien writes a masterpiece here, as The Silmarillion is one of my favorite books. The stories contained within the book are all intriguing. Contained in Lord of the Rings is an excerpt from the Lay of Beren & Luthien. Here, The Silmarillion dives deeper into … Read more

Lords of Discipline – Read It and Rate It

Lords of Discipline by Pat Conroy Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book follows 4 cadets who attend a military college and have to deal with the constant hazing and secretiveness of the Institute. They must band together to uncover the secrets of a group called “The Ten,” and struggle to make it to graduation. This was one of my favorite books that we had to read because of … Read more

Wildflower – Read It and Rate It

Wildflower by Drew Barrymore Autobiography Biography Nonfiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book is by one of my favorite actresses which is Drew Barrymore, and I first heard about this book when I was watching “Ellen,” so I knew it had to be good. There were a lot of things in this book about her that I knew nothing about, so it was pretty interesting hearing about her history of acting. … Read more

You Know Me Well – Read It and Rate It

You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan LGBTQ Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book was really good in the aspect that the characters had depth and they simply didn’t have one role. The two main characters Mark and Kate are really dynamic and they are really just the characters that you want to be friends with. The characters also really change throughout the book and … Read more

If You Could Be Mine – Read It and Rate It

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan LGBTQ Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book was really, really, really, really, really GOOD!!!! I actually had to read this book for school even though I read in the summer anyways, but I have a feeling that I would have stumbled onto it anyways. The story plot is a little straight forward when it is described, but it still really … Read more

Out of Sight, Out of Time – Read It and Rate It

Out of Sight, Out of Time Gallagher Girls #5 by Ally Carter Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The main character of this book is Cammie Morgan. Cammie is a spy who goes to a spy school.  Cammie runs away and nobody knows where she is. When they find her she does not remember anything. So Cammie goes on a trip with her roommates to figure out some secrets. The Circle (bad guys) are trying to get Cammie. … Read more

Matched – Read It and Rate It

Matched Matched #1 by Ally Condie Dystopian Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Set in a dystopian society, the main character lives in a world where nothing is left up to chance. Everything is chosen for her and people live under the illusion that all is perfect. When the main character is “matched” at the age of 18, she finds that she is actually matched with 2 people! One she knows … Read more