Wide Window

The Wide Window A Series of Unfortunate Events #3 by Lemony Snicket * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When Count Olaf killed Uncle Monty in the last book, Mr. Poe found another relative/guardian, Aunt Josephine, for the Baudelaire orphans. In this book Count Olaf disguises himself as “Captain Sham.” Now he’s selling boats. Aunt Josephine runs off, because Count Olaf threatens to kill her. She leaves him to the…

July 24, 2009
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Reptile Room

The Reptile Room A Series of Unfortunate Events #2 by Lemony Snicket Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When Mr. Poe finds out that Count Olaf is after the Baudelaire fortunes, he finds another relative for Violet, Klaus, and Sunny to live with. This new guardian is a herpetologist – a scientist that studies snakes. His name is Montgomery Montgomery. The same day the children arrive,…

July 22, 2009
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Miserable Mill

The Miserable Mill A Series of Unfortunate Events #4 by Lemony Snicket Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) After Aunt Josephine’s death, Mr. Poe finds the Baudelaire orphans another guardian. This “guardian” makes the orphans work at his lumber yard. The orphans get gum for lunch, a casserole every night for dinner, and a bunk bed to sleep in. There’s no sign of Count Olaf until Klaus…

July 22, 2009
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Austere Academy

July 22, 2009

The Austere Academy A Series of Unfortunate Events #5 by Lemony Snicket Funny Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) After Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire left the lumberyard, they had to go to a boarding school named Prufrock Preparatory School. There, Vice Principal Nero makes baby Sunny his secretary and she has to staple paperwork, answer phone calls, and other stuff. The Baudelaires meet more orphans…

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Ersatz Elevator

The Ersatz Elevator A Series of Unfortunate Events #6 by Lemony Snicket Adventure Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In this book, the Baudelaires new guardians are rich. Jerome’s wife is mean and selfish. She works along with Count Olaf to get her hands on the Baudelaire fortune. In the last book, Count Olaf stole the Quagmires and hid them in the “Broken Down Elevator.” The…

July 22, 2009
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Grim Grotto

The Grim Grotto A Series of Unfortunate Events #11 by Lemony Snicket Adventure/Other Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is the 11th book in the “Unfortunate Events” series. In the book, the Baudelaire orphans travel in a submarine to find a secret cave. While traveling, though, they face many dangers. Review # 2 * * * * Stars (Great!) The Grim Grotto is about 3…

July 16, 2009
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Bad Beginning

The Bad Beginning A Series of Unfortunate Events #1 by Lemony Snicket Other Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This is the first book in the “Unfortunate Events” series. In the book, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire lose their parents in a fire. They are then sent to live with Count Olaf, a distant relative. While living with him, they find out about an evil plan that…

July 16, 2009
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End

The End: Book the Thirteenth A Series of Unfortunate Events #13 by Lemony Snicket Adventure/Other Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is the final book in “The Series of Unfortunate Events,” In this book Klaus, Violet, Sunny, Count Olaf, and Kit Snicket end up on an island. Many secrets are revealed in this book. And two people die. I personally think it was a really good,…

June 30, 2009
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