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Movie Review: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice starring Nicolas Cage and Jay Baruchel

by First Mate Keira Title: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Director: Jon Turteltaub Run Time: 109 minutes Rated: PG Summary: At the age of 10, a young boy finds himself…

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Review: Exile by Anne Ousterlund

by First Mate Keira Title: Exile Author: Anne Ousterlund Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 304 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 7-12 Summary: Aurelia has exiled herself from the…

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Review: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) by Lemony Snicket

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: The Bad Beginning (Book 1) Series of Unfortunate Events Author: Lemony Snicket Illustrator: Brett Helquist Format: Hardback Page Count: 162 Grade Reading…

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Audio Review: Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, Book 1) by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, Book 1) Authors: Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson Format: Audio book Length: 8 hours…

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Audio Review: The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, Book 5) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony, Book 5 Author: Eoin Colfer Narrator: Nathaniel Parker # CDs (Minutes): 7 CDs (8 hours, 24…

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Review: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) by Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Croc Capers (Bindi Wildlife Adventures, Book 7) Author: Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz Format: Paperback Page Count: 112 pages Grade Reading Level:…

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Review: Queste (Septimus Heap, Book 4) by Angie Sage

by First Mate Keira Title: Queste (Septimus Heap, Book 4) Author: Angie Sage Format: Paperback Page Count: 624 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 4-8 Summary: For years ExtraOrdinary…

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Review: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) by Beth Revis

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Shades of Earth (Across the Universe, Book 3) Author: Beth Revis Format: Hardback Page Count: 369 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+…

Review: The Fall (Seventh Tower, Book 1) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: The Fall (Seventh Tower, Book 1) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 195 Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Summary: In this world if…

Review: The Wrath of Mulgarath by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Wrath of Mulgarath (Book 5: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 136…

Review: The Serpent’s Shadow (The Kane Chronicles, Book 3) by Rick Riordan

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Serpent’s Shadow (Kane Chronicles, Book 3) Author: Rick Riordan Format: Hardback Page Count: 416 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary:…

Review: Fang (A Maximum Ride Novel) by James Patterson

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Fang: A Maximum Ride Novel Author: James Patterson Format: Hardback Pages: 408 Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: There are 5 kids…

Audio Review: Artemis Fowl (Book 1) by Eoin Colfer

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer. Title: Artemis Fowl (Book 1) Author: Eoin Colfer Narrator: Nathaniel Parker # CDs / Minutes: 5 CDs (approximately 72 min. each) Format:…

Review: The Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) by Jennifer Nielsen

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Shadow Throne (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3) Author: Jennifer Nielsen Format: Ebook Page Count: 341 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 8-12 Summary:…

Review: The Castle (Seventh Tower, Book 2) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: Castle (Seventh Tower, Book 2) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 215 pages Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Summary: “Castle” starts off directly…

Review: Into Battle (Seventh Tower, Book 5) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: Into Battle (The Seventh Tower Series, Book 5) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page count: 201 pages Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th grade Summary:…

Review: Changeling by Delia Sherman

By First Mate Keira Title: Changeling Author: Delia Sherman Format: Hardback Page Count: 289 Grade Reading Level: Grade 6-8 Summary: Neef is a mortal changling living in New…

Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

by First Mate Keira Title: Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy Series, Book 1) Author: Richelle Mead Format: Paperback Page Count: 332 Grade Reading Level: Grade 9+ Summary: After two…

Movie Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief directed by Chris Columbus

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Director: Chris Columbus Length: 119 minutes Rating: PG Summary: The mythical world is…

Review: The Spirit Thief (The Legend of Eli Monpress, Book 1) by Rachel Aaron

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Spirit Thief (The Legend of Eli Monpress, Book 1) Author: Rachel Aaron Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 368 pages Grade Reading…

Review: Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher

by First Mate Keira Title: Stoneheart Author: Charlie Fletcher Format: Hardback Page Count: 450 Grade Reading Level: Grades 5-8 Summary: 12 year old George Chapman is on a…

Review: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) by Jennifer Estep

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Book 6) Author: Jennifer Estep Format: Ebook Page Count: 368 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Gwen…

Review: The Field Guide by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

by First Mate Keira, guest reviewer Title: The Field Guide (Book 1: The Spiderwick Chronicles) Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black Format: Hardcover # of pages: 107 Grade…

Review: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

by Master Llama, guest reviewer Title: Graceling Author: Kristin Cashore Format: Paperback Page Count: 480 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Katsa has an extraordinary talent. A…

Review: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) by Jeanne DuPrau

By First Mate Keira Title: The People of Sparks (The Books of Ember, Book 2) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 352 pages Grade Reading Level:…