Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Nest – Have You Ever Wondered What Wasps Might Make In Their Nest?

Book Review : The Nest By Kenneth Oppel Spoiler Alert! Summary Steve just wants to save his baby brother—but what will he lose in the bargain? This is a haunting gothic tale for fans of Coraline, from acclaimed author Kenneth Oppel (Silverwing, … Continue reading

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The Penderwicks – A Madcap Adventure

Book Review : The Penderwicks A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy By Jeanne Birdsall Spoiler Alert!   Summary A National Book Award winner, this modern classic is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward … Continue reading

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The Blue Castle – A Delightful Romance

Book Review : The Blue Castle By L.M. Montgomery Spoiler Alert! Summary Valancy lives a drab life with her overbearing mother and prying aunt. Then a shocking diagnosis from Dr. Trent prompts her to make a fresh start. For the first time, … Continue reading

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Summerlost -Does It Have A Broad Appeal?

Book Review : Summerlost By Ally Condie Spoiler Alert! Summary It’s the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar’s father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what’s left of her family are returning to the town … Continue reading

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Flamecaster – The Seven Realms Live On

Book Review : Flamecaster Shattered Realms By Cinda Williams Chima Spoiler Alert! Summary A burning vengeance. Adrian sul’Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic—and a thirst for revenge. The son of the queen of … Continue reading

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Fortune’s Rising – Or Is This One A Dud?

Book Review : Fortune’s Rising Outer Bounds By Sara King Spoiler Alert! Summary Under the supertech Coalition government, Fortune’s colonists are enslaved to harvest the highly valuable brain-enhancing drug Yolk, often losing their sanity and lives in the process. The population … Continue reading

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Cyberstorm – Another Apocalypse, and Storm and Invasion

Book Review : Cyberstorm System Failure By Mathew Mather Spoiler Alert! Summary Sometimes the worst storms aren’t caused by Mother Nature, and sometimes the worst nightmares aren’t in the ones in our heads… Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker already struggling … Continue reading

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