Sunny Rolls the Dice – book review

October 9, 2019

Sunny Rolls the Dice Sunny #3 by Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Sunny is settling into middle school and discovering that she and her best friend Deb are starting to develop different interests. Deb is super into fashion, boys, and being cool (or rather, “groovy”). Sunny, on the other hand, wants to play D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) with some other…

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Giver – Read It and Rate It

October 5, 2019

The Giver The Giver Quartet #1 by Lois Lowry Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) A boy named Jonas is chosen as a Receiver at the Ceremony of 12, and begins his training. He is a little frightful because he will have to feel pain, and in his community there is no pain, no feelings, and no color! When The Giver starts to teach…

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Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules – book review

October 1, 2019

Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules Delilah Dirk #3 by Tony Cliff Adventure Graphic Novel Historical Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Delilah and Selim take a break from their exploits when they meet a Dutch journalist who talks them into undertaking a treasure hunting expedition. Unbeknownst to them (at least initially) he’s sending copy of their adventures back to his editors, and the stories are appearing in…

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Okay Witch – book review

October 1, 2019

The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner Fantasy Graphic Novel Historical Fiction Supernatural Tween * * * * Stars (Great!) Moth discovers that she’s a real, honest-to-goodness witch with witch powers – a fact that her mother has been keeping from her ALL her life. When mom won’t divulge any additional details and refuses to teach Moth how to master her powers, Moth takes matters into her own hands. (Well, she…

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Parvana’s Journey – Read It and Rate It

September 5, 2019

Parvana’s Journey by Deborah Ellis Adventure Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In this sequel to “The Breadwinner,” the story starts off with Parvana burying her father, who had died of his sickness. Once her father was buried, she starts to move and to try and find her family along with her few belongings. As she is on her journey, she finds a bombed town….

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Monster Calls – Read It and Rate It

September 5, 2019

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Fantasy Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is a really compelling and complex book. It is now in fact one of my favorite books. It really gives you a lot to think about, and the monster’s stories can be a bit hard to understand, so you really have to think about the hidden meanings. I strongly suggest to…

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X-Files: Origins – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

The X-Files: Origins by Kami Garcia Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book was about a teenage boy who is trying to deal with the loss of his sister after she was kidnapped. Later, he finds out that another girl was kidnapped and he tries to save her and tries to find out more info about his own sister. I really love this book….

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Maximum Ride: Nevermore – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

Nevermore Maximum Ride #8 by James Patterson Fantasy Science Fiction Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars Max and her flock are at the end of the world. Max loves Fang and Dylan but she doesn’t trust Dylan even if he’s perfect for her. I really liked it because even if Max is a mutant with wings, she is a teen and you can have the same…

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Theodore Boone: The Activist – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

The Activist Theodore Boone #4 by John Grisham Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Theo’s town is planning to build a bypass for trucks and destroying homes, buildings, and public spaces to do it. Theo is against it and has to help people realize that the bypass is a bad idea. I liked this book because it was exciting and a really good book.

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