Wild Things by Clay Carmichael

 Posted by on December 30, 2013
Dec 302013
 
Wild Things by Clay Carmichael

This is an interesting book about an independently minded girl and the people around her. The cat has something to say too though not half as much as the girl does. The plot can be a little convoluted, so not [Read More…]

The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

 Posted by on December 9, 2013
Dec 092013
 
The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

Gates to other places on earth and other planets. Hidden abilities. Interfamily conflict. Suspense and tension. Danny North has to cope with it all. Find out how. A complex tale that unfolds in quite unexpected directions.

Dec 072013
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

A fantastic story of a boy who lives behind a clock in a busy Paris train station. He is an orphan and tries to remain undiscovered while he solves puzzles left behind by his father. A mystery unfolds withexpressive drawings [Read More…]

Maze Runner by James Dashner

 Posted by on December 7, 2013
Dec 072013
 
Maze Runner by James Dashner

Where is Thomas? He doesn’t recognize anything or anyone. The Gladers can’t tell him because they don’t know much either, except how to survive. A fast paced and exciting trilogy begins with lots of unknowns and  keeps you intrigued with [Read More…]

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

 Posted by on December 7, 2013
Dec 072013
 
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

In this steampunk version of WWI, a young women has secretly joined His Royal Majesty’s genetically fabricated air fleet against the steam-driven Clankers of the Germans. Her naive view of the world is tested when her ship takes on the [Read More…]

Brain Camp by Susan Kim and Faith Erin Hicks

 Posted by on December 7, 2013
Dec 072013
 
Brain Camp by Susan Kim and Faith Erin Hicks

Jenna and Lucas are two young teens who do not seem to fit in. They are shipped off to Camp Fielding, where their families are assured that their behaviors will be ‘fixed,’ and return super smart. There is only one [Read More…]

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

 Posted by on December 1, 2013
Dec 012013
 
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Summer vacation in Norvelt, Pennsylvania — a small town in the middle of nowhere — was boring for twelve year old Jack.  Trying to create his own excitement and adventure lands Jack in trouble and ends up getting him grounded.  [Read More…]