It’s Kind of a Funny Story – Read It and Rate It

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I think that anybody would enjoy this book. It’s about a boy who gets sent to a mental hospital. I mainly liked it because it was funny while still having some good lessons in it. I also thought it was easy to relate to, because everyone has those situations where it’s not positive, but the … Read more

Merry Meet – Read It and Rate It

Merry Meet Circle of Three series #2 by Isobel Bird Mystery Supernatural Thriller * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The book Merry Meet is about Kate, Cooper, and Annie’s dedication to Wicca. They start taking courses at the Crones Circle (local Pagan store). Kate meets another guy at one of the meetings (ritual first, they introduce themselves more at the meeting) and likes him much better than Scott. They do a dedication ceremony at … Read more

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Read It and Rate It

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Harry Potter series #7 by J.K. Rowling Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is the last book in the “Harry Potter” series and probably the most exciting, too! In the book Harry, Ron, and Hermione go on a journey to find the horcruxes and defeat Voldemort. If you haven’t yet, you must read it! Review #2 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The … Read more

Outsiders – Read It and Rate It

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This was a really great book. It was awesome because it was so realistic. It is about a boy who is living in a bad neighborhood with his brothers and his “gang.” He has a hard life, but he has his brother, Sodapop, to help him through. When he meets a girl at the drive-in it will lead … Read more

Angels and Demons – Read It and Rate It

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) After reading The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, I decided to check out his older book to see if it was as good as the first. He doesn’t fail. The book, in my opinion, is even better than his bestseller, The Da Vinci Code. The whole time it kept me enthralled. I would recommend this book … Read more

It’s Not Easy Being Mean – Read It and Rate It

It’s Not Easy Being Mean The Clique series #7 by Lisi Harrison Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * 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 OCD are trying … Read more

Princess on the Brink – Read It and Rate It

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 finds out that her boyfriend … Read more

Matilda – Read It and Rate It

Matilda by Roald Dahl Fantasy Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This is usually considered a kids’ book, but it is still awesome. Matilda is, quite frankly, a genius. The story is about her adventures dealing with her parents and her school. Review # 2 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Matilda is about a little girl who is extraordinarily smart for her age, who has mind powers and parents who … Read more

Lord Loss – Read It and Rate It

Lord Loss Demonata series #1 by Darren Shan Horror Supernatural * * * * Stars (Great!) The plot is about a boy who encounters his family’s gruesome death, and his need to figure out why this and many other things that happen – including his just-gained magical powers. The main character is Grubbs Grady. The evil villain is named Lord Loss. I really enjoyed this book and many other teens that like dark and demonic … Read more

CLOSING NOTICE: The Huntley Area Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The exterior book drop will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. The library will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.