Book Review: Eye Spy by Tessa Buckley

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Realistic Fiction Age Recommended: 12 and up A funny book about twins who open a detective agency to earn money. This book was an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley. ——————————————— Donna and Alex are twins. They live with their father and their grandmother, Nan. Their father is an inventor but he has never sold any of his work products. The family is quite poor because of this. When Donna and Alex get into trouble for playing cards during their break time at school, their pocket money is taken away. To earn some money for the family, … Continue reading Book Review: Eye Spy by Tessa Buckley

Book Review: Disaster Strikes Book Two- Tornado Alley by Marlene Kennedy

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 8 and up A good sequel to Earthquake Shock. I can’t wait to read and review the next two books: Volcano Blast and Blizzard Night! The book is about a boy who appreciates his family more after he is separated from them. This book is an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley. Did you know: Tornado Alley is the name given to a strip of land that runs from Texas to North Dakota. This is where the most tornadoes occur in the U.S. —————————————————- Wyatt’s cousin, Alison, has come to live with him and … Continue reading Book Review: Disaster Strikes Book Two- Tornado Alley by Marlene Kennedy

Book review: Disaster strikes series Book One- Earthquake Shock by Marlane Kennedy

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age recommended: 8 and up This is a story about the fortitude a 10 year old boy shows in the face of adversity and how he comes to appreciate his family and friends more through it all. It should be a quick and exciting read for younger kids. This book was an Advanced Reading Copy, courtesy of NetGalley. I just got approved for an ARC of the next book (Tornado Alley) in this series also and can’t wait to read and review it! ————-——-—-— Joey, Fiona, and Kevin are good friends. Joey and … Continue reading Book review: Disaster strikes series Book One- Earthquake Shock by Marlane Kennedy

Book Review: Gabriel Finley and The Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen; Illustrated by Scott Bakal

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 12 and up This book is well-written and has an amazing concept with raven and human body-switching. This book is an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley. It will be published on October 28, 2014. ——————————————————– Gabriel Finley lives with his aunt.   His mother died and his father disappeared a while ago. Gabriel finds out that long ago, people and ravens were best friends. They could talk to each other, and when they found the raven or the human who had the closest connection to themselves, they could switch bodies. Gabriel … Continue reading Book Review: Gabriel Finley and The Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen; Illustrated by Scott Bakal

Book Review: The Hypnotists Book Two: Memory Maze by Gordon Korman

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 10 and up A fascinating book about hypnosis and the challenges related to it. This book is an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley, and will be published on July 29th, 2014. ————————————————— Jax has the power of hypnosis. His mentor is training him on how to use it but Jax still doesn’t have full control of his powers. Jax and his family are hiding from one of the worlds most powerful hypnotists- Dr. Mako Dr. Mako had previously succeeded in persuading Jax to join a special school for people with hypnotic powers but when … Continue reading Book Review: The Hypnotists Book Two: Memory Maze by Gordon Korman

Book Review: Everyday Angels Book One- New Beginnings by Victoria Schwab

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 12 and up A book about a guardian angel who protects people and improves their lives. This book was an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley. ————————————————— Gabby is new to town. Her family has moved again because her older brother, Marco, is getting moved to another hospital. Marco has an illness with a very complicated name so Gabby just calls it the bad. Aria is a guardian angel. She is sent to earth to take care of a person until true happiness returns to their life. Aria meets Gabby in a hospital and … Continue reading Book Review: Everyday Angels Book One- New Beginnings by Victoria Schwab

Countdown to The Blood Of Olympus- The House Of Hades by Rick Riordan

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 11 and up I love this book so much and I can’t wait for the Blood Of Olympus!! (two more days!!!!!!!) I have so many questions about the ending of this story and I NEED to have them answered in the Blood Of Olympus or I will go nuts…    (Leo and Calypso mainly)     🙂 —————————————— Percy and Annabeth are in Tartarus. Annabeth had fallen in while trying to save Athena Parthenos and Percy had jumped in to save her… Percy and Annabeth are going to go to the … Continue reading Countdown to The Blood Of Olympus- The House Of Hades by Rick Riordan

June 2014 Recap

I enjoyed all of the books I read in June, but my faves were: Loot, I Am The Weapon, The Giver, and Invisibility. Loot is an amazing thriller about the son and daughter of a notorious burglar, I Am The Weapon is about a young assassin, The Giver is about a dystopian community, and Invisibility is about two lovers, one of which has a curse that makes him invisible. You can click on any of the book covers below to check out my review or to purchase the book.                  Continue reading June 2014 Recap

Book Review: Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance / Paranormal Fiction Age Recommended: 13 and up An amazing story about the complexity of loving someone who is invisible to the world.   —————————————————— Stephen has been invisible for his entire life so when Elizabeth, his next door neighbor, can see him, he is astounded. Stephen meets her when he knocks over her stuff. Elizabeth yells at him for not helping her pick the things up and that is when Stephen realizes that she can see him. Elizabeth turns out to be a spellseeker who can see people who have … Continue reading Book Review: Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan