Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters

Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters by Lesley M. M. Blume Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Cornelia is eleven years old and the daughter of two world-famous pianists.  People expect her to be a great piano player, but Cornelia resents it.  Instead, Cornelia loves to read.  Her parents are never around so she is cared for by a nanny.  When a…

December 29, 2014
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Insurgent

December 29, 2014

Insurgent Divergent #2 by Veronica Roth Adventure Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I absolutely love this book because it continued right on from Divergent, the first book.  When Tris and Tobias set out to fight their way back to Erudite headquarters there’s so much action and the book never leaves you bored.  It does always keep you hanging, though.  I definitely recommend reading…

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Face on the Milk Carton

The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney Mystery Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Janie Johnson has everything she ever wanted – a loving family, friends, and great school grades.  When Janie discovers a picture of a little girl on the side of a milk carton, she knows that it bust be her.  Janie must figure out how she was kidnapped and…

December 29, 2014
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Magic Thief

Magic Thief Magic Thief series #1 by Sarah Prineas Fantasy * Star (A waste of time!) Magic Thief was a boy who lived on the streets and stole things in order to survive.  He then became an apprentice of a well-known wizard and saved the decaying magic in the city.  I didn't like it because there was absolutely NO climax in the story.  There was also NO build-up to a…

December 29, 2014
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Four

December 11, 2014

Four Companion novel to Divergent series by Veronica Roth Adventure Romance Science Fiction Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This is a book based from the Divergent series also by Veronica Roth. In this book, Four, otherwise known as Tobias Eaton, is telling the story through his point of view. This book is addicting and interesting/fun to read, but is lacking a lot of details. I understand…

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Storyteller

The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult Realistic Fiction * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The Storyteller gives us a look at WWII and how it affects us today.  Sage, the main character, meets an elderly  man while in her "grief group," named Josef Weber.  The two become friends, but it doesn't last.  Josef asks her to kill him.  This book is suspenseful and I couldn't put it down. Find this…

November 24, 2014
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If I Stay

July 31, 2014

If I Stay by Gayle Forman Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) An aspiring violin player, Mia, dreams of one day playing at top locations around the world.  Her family is as supportive as they can be, teaching her valuable lessons every day.  Then, suddenly, a terrible incident occurs, and leaves Mia struggling to find answers which even she doesn’t know. Review #2 * *…

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Allegiant – Teen Reviews

July 17, 2014

Allegiant Divergent #3 by Veronica Roth Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent series, takes the reader on a roller coaster ride of emotions as it brings the world of Tris, Tobias, Caleb, Christina, and the rest of the characters to a close.  Allegiant was an impressive ending, and Veronica Roth should continue writing as she obviously has…

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False Prince – Read It and Rate It

July 5, 2014

The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Sage is an orphaned child who’s hit a stroke of luck. Connor, a wealthy politician has adopted Sage and a few other boys to “try out” for the replacement of the late Prince Jaron. But what will happen to those who aren’t chosen? I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook, as it was fresh, exciting,…

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