Fairest: Levana’s Story – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

Fairest: Levana’s Story Lunar Chronicles #5 (prequel) by Marissa Meyer Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) “Fairest” is the 5th book in the Lunar Chronicles series and it tells us the backstory of why Levana is so evil and how she got her throne. When I read this my thoughts about the horrible queen turned to sympathy.

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Ms Marvel: No Normal – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

Ms Marvel: No Normal Ms Marvel #1 by G. Willow Wilson Adventure Comics Fantasy Graphic Novel Mystery Supernatural Thriller Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Kamala is a 16-year-old girl who is just starting to become rebellious against her parents. She sneaks out to a party, then suddenly she has powers! In this book she is figuring out everything in life.

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Romeo and Juliet – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Play Romance Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) In Verona, two families are in a feud. At a Capulet party, Romeo Montague falls in love with Juliet Capulet. It is arranged and the two marry in secret, but during a street fight, Romeo is banned. In a desperate attempt to reunite, Juliet fakes her death, but the message fails to reach Romeo,…

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Study in Charlotte – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallero Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is about the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they meet in college for the first time. Shortly after they are already in danger and solving crimes. This is a great take on Sherlock Holmes, but with a fun modern twist.

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Just Jaime – book review

August 29, 2019

Just Jaime by Terri Libenson Graphic Novel Illustrated Fiction Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) It’s the last day of seventh grade and Jaime should be celebrating, but she’s got something on her mind. It has to do with the way her group of friends has been treating her all year – cutting her down, leaving her out, teasing her, and ignoring her. She decides to confront her…

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Pashmina – book review

August 27, 2019

Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Priyanka is full of questions for her mother, who emigrated to America just before Pri was born. She wants to know more about India (the country her mother left), her father (her mother won’t talk about him at all), and her family. There are reasons her mother won’t talk about these things, but those are hidden…

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Fill-in Boyfriend – Read It and Rate It

August 15, 2019

The Fill-in Boyfriend by Kasie West Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Gia’s boyfriend, Bradley, dumps her in the parking lot of high school prom. She’s been talking up Bradley and needs to prove he exists, so she asks a guy in the parking lot. She asks him to be a fill-in boyfriend. Two hours, a few white lies, zero commitment. Except it’s not. Gia can’t stop…

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Short & Skinny – Read It and Rate It

August 15, 2019

Short & Skinny by Mark Tatulli Biography Graphic Novel Non-fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) “Short & Skinny” is about a boy named Mark Tatulli who is short and skinny. When he watches Star Wars, he wants to make a funny version of it called “Starbores.” I think it is a good, funny book.

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