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Review: The Gettysburg Approach to Writing & Speaking Like a Professional by Philip Yaffe

by First Mate Keira Title: The Gettysburg Approach to Writing & Speaking Like a Professional Author: Philip Yaffe Format: Ebook Page Count: 288 pages Grade Reading Level: 9th…

Review: Wax by Phil Duncan

Reviewed by Cap’n Evelyn Knifenose Title: Wax Author: Phil Duncan Format: Ebook Page Count: 272 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13+ Summary: Yancey Muncey is a geek. And…

Review: Ida B by Katherine Hannigan

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Ida B Author:Katherine Hannigan Format: Paperback # of pages: 246 Grade Reading Level: 5th grade, Ages 9-12 Summary: When Ida B Applewood’s mother…

Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Case of Tangled Love by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: C.Y.A.: The Case of Tangled Love (A Covert Youth Agency Novel, Book 1) Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 258 pages…

Review: Schooled by Gordon Korman

by Captain Lyaf Yarr, the pilot of this here vessel. Title: Schooled Author: Gordon Korman Page Count: 208 Format: Paperback Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Summary: Capricorn (Cap) Anderson…

Review: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) by John Grisham

Reviewed by Captain Evelyn Knifenose Title: The Abduction (Theodore Boone, Book 2) Author: John Grisham Format: Hardback Page Count: 256 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Theo’s…

Review: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

by First Mate Keira Title: Enthusiasm Author: Polly Shulman Format: Hardback Page Count: 198 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: When Julie Lefkowitz’s enthusiastic friend Ashleigh falls in…

Review: C. Y. A.: Covert Youth Agency: The Sext Crime by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: The Sext Crime: C.Y.A.: Covert Youth Agency (Volume 2) Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 280 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages…

Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 734 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 8+…

Review: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hard Back # of pages 870 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; 4-8…

Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) by Trenton Lee Stewart

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1) Author: Trenton Lee Stewart Format: Paperback Page Count: 495 pages Grade Reading…

Audio Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Reviewed by Mandy Webster Title: Eleanor & Park Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Audiobook Duration: 8 hours 59 minutes Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary:  1986: Park is just trying to keep his head down…

Review: The New Girl (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 2) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: The New Girl (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 2) Author: Meg Cabot Format: Hardcover Page Count: 222 Grade Reading Level:…

Review: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, Book 1) by John Grisham

Reviewed by Cap’n Evelyn Knifenose Title: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, Book 1) Author: John Grisham Format: Hardback Page Count: Grade Reading Level: Ages 10+ Summary: Theodore Boone is…

Review: Change of a Dress by Maya Gold

by First Mate Keira Title: Change of a Dress Author: Maya Gold Format: Paperback Page Count: 224 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 4-6 Summary: Diana wants to act…

Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Paperback Pages: 309 Grade Reading Level: 5.3, Ages 9+ Summary: An 11…

Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardcover # of pages: 341 Grade Reading Level: 4-8 Grade Summary:…

Review: Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

by First Mate Keira Title: Prom and Prejudice Author: Elizabeth Eulberg Format: Hardcover Page Count: 231 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-14 Summary: Like how the movie Clueless…

Review: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

by First Mate Keira Title: Hex Hall Author: Rachel Hawkins Format: Kindle ebook Page Count: 336 pages (Hardback) Grade Reading Level: Grade 8+ Summary: Sophie has known for…

Review: 24 Girls in 7 Days by Alex Bradley

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: 24 Girls in 7 Days Author: Alex Bradley Format: Paperback Page Count: 265 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 7+ Summary: Jack Grammer is…

Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney

by Pirate Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Pages: 216 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Greg…

Review: The Royal Treatment (Princess for Hire #2) by Lindsey Leavitt

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Royal Treatment (Princess for Hire #2) Author: Lindsey Leavitt Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 272 pages Grade Reading Level: Grades 6–8…

Review: Aries Rising by Bonnie Hearn Hill

by First Mate Keira Title: Star Crossed: Aries Rising Author: Bonnie Hearn Hill Format: Paperback Page Count: 278 Grade Reading Level: Grades 7-9 Summary: Logan McRae just wants…

Review: Moving Day (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 1) by Meg Cabot

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Moving Day (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Book 1) Author: Meg Cabot Format: Hard Cover Page Count: 240 Reading Level: Ages…

Review: Dark Companion by Marta Acosta

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Dark Companion Author: Marta Acosta Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 282 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 16+ Summary: Jane Williams has worked…

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