Two-Way Street – Read It and Rate It

Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) 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 … Read more

Shark Girl – Read It and Rate It

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham Novel in Verse 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, … Read more

3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows – Read It and Rate It

3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * 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 … Read more

Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks – book review

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart Realistic Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) Frankie blossoms over the summer between her freshman and sophomore years in high school, and when she returns to her elite boarding school (Alabaster), she’s suddenly the focus of a lot of male attention – in particular, gorgeous senior Matthew. They start dating and although Frankie really likes Matthew, she feels like he doesn’t take her seriously. After … Read more

Life of Pi – Read It and Rate It

Life of Pi by Yann Martel Adventure * * Stars (Just ok) This is a very slow book. About half the book the main character (Pi) is telling about his life. There are only a few exciting parts. It was also hard to follow along. That’s why I disliked that book. The main character’s full name is Piscine Molitor Patel. He got a majors degree in religion and zoology. He’s also a skilled swimmer. His … Read more

Overboard – Read It and Rate It

Overboard by Elizabeth Fama Adventure Survival Suspense Thriller 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 … Read more

Coraline – Read It and Rate It

Coraline by Neil Gaiman Fantasy Graphic Novel Horror 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

Notes from the Midnight Driver – Read It and Rate It

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 * * * * Stars (Great!) Alex Gregory decided … Read more

Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet – Read It and Rate It

Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet by Kashmira Sheth Romance Review #1: * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I am reading Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet. This book takes place in Mumbai, INdia. This book is about three sisters: Nimita, Mohini, and Jeeta. They have to try to find a good husband. Nimita gets married, but their mom tells Jeeta that she has to say yes to the first boy that says yes to her because she … Read more