Olivia Kidney Olivia Kidney series #1 by Ellen Potter Other * * * * Stars (Great!) In this story Olivia Kidney moves into a new apartment. There is something very weird about the apartment. One day while walking outside she meets a boy. He lives in the same apartment as Olivia, but know one seems to know him. There is something strange about him. Read to find out! Find this book/Place a hold!
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 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!
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 away cause she wants to … Read more
Coraline by Neil Gaiman Fantasy Graphic Novel Review # 1 * * * * * Stars The main characters are Coraline, the Other Mother, and a cat. The plot is very intense. Coraline Jones believes that her parents don’t love her. When they move to their new home, an apartment, Coraline finds a hidden door that leads nowhere. After opening it and going in, she discovers a fantastic world where everything is better. There, Coraline … Read more