Saturday, October 30, 2010

Teen Book Review: Slaughterhouse Five

Title: Slaughterhouse Five

Author: Kurt Vonnegut

Rate It: 5/5

Review It: The best book I have ever read!! It makes the reader question thought, morality, war, and just about everything. Slightly confusing (the timeline jumps a lot) but a great read!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Teen Book Review: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book One)

Title: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1)

Author: Rick Riordan

Rate It: 5 stars out of 5 stars

Review It: As Percy Jackson finds out that he is the demigod son of Poseidon, he embarks on many journeys and adventures to seek the lightning bolt. When he was accused of an act he hadn't done, it was up to him to fix it by retrieving the bolt before war broke out in Olympus.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Teen Book Review: High School Bites

Author: Liza Conrad

Rate It: 5/5

Review It: Romance and action put together in one book. Interesting storyline that is well-developed. The allusions to Dracula offer a lot of insight into the story.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Teen Book Review: The Firebird Rocket (The Hardy Books, Book 57)

Rate It: OK
Review It: It's kind of scary, but somewhat boring. It is a little mysterious but mostly obvious.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Teen Book Review: Bewitching Season

Title: Bewitching Season

Author: Marissa Doyle

Rate It: 4.5/5

Review It: In her magical debut, Doyle writes of two sisters - Persy and Pen Leland - who are ready to make their debut before the royal court. This not only means they are of marriageable age, but is also a chance to meet their idol, Princess Victoria. However, when the twins' tutor and friend Ally disappears and their beloved Princess Victoria is threatened, it is up to Persy Leland to save her friend, sister, and idol from danger.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Teen Book Review: Inkdeath

Title: Inkdeath

Author: Cornelia Funke

Rate It: Awesome

Review It: I <>

Saturday, October 09, 2010

Teen Book Reviews: Sunrise Over Fallujah

Title: Sunrise Over Fallujah

Author: Walter Dean Myers

Rate It: 5/5

Review It: A story of a man named Robin, also known as Birdy, joining the Army to help serve his country.

Teen Book Review: The Last Song

Title: The Last Song

Author: Nicholas Sparks

Rate It: 5/5

Review It: Ronnie, a goth 18 year old, grew up with a mom and no dad. When her mom sends Ronnie and her little brother out to see her dad, she falls in love and begins to love her dad again. Her dad dies later of cancer, and she realizes that her mom was the one who cheated, not her dad.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Teen Book Review: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Title: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Author: Betty Smith

Rate It: Super!!! Awesome

Review It: I really liked it. Sad and happy in many parts. Very touching. A book to read over & over again. I recommend it to ages 12-adult. Very enjoyable.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Teen Book Review: White Cat (Curse Workers, Book 1)

Title: White Cat (Curse Workers, Book 1)

Author: Holly Black

Rate It: 4/5 - Really Good

Review It: Cassel is the only member of his family not to be born with a curse power. But when a myseterious white cat appears in his dreams and he begins questioning his brothers, he realizes there's more to him and his life than he originally thought.