Trapped, by Michael Northrop, 2011, Book Review

“We were the last seven kids waiting to get picked up from Tattawa Regional High School...But we weren’t going anywhere. Mr. Gossell, Jason’s dad, Krista’s mom, whoever it was we were waiting for, they had nothing to do with us anymore. No one did. It was just the seven of us, the seven of us … Continue reading Trapped, by Michael Northrop, 2011, Book Review

I am Number 4, by Pitticus Lore, 2010, Book Review

“Number 1 is dead. Number 2 is dead. Number 3 is dead. I am number 4...”If you like aliens and sci-fi, I Am Number Four is for you. It’s so loaded with action and suspense it is impossible to put down. I know I’m coming to this late, that there is already a movie of this … Continue reading I am Number 4, by Pitticus Lore, 2010, Book Review

Here Comes Mr. Trouble, 2011, by Brett Battles, Book Review – Bargain eBooks

An above-normal student and an all-around good kid, Eric can’t figure out his recent string of bad luck. The missing homework. The sudden problem with bullies. The strange noises only he can hear. Objects appearing out of thin air. This must involve something more than luck.  But what? Here Comes Mr. Trouble starts off suspenseful … Continue reading Here Comes Mr. Trouble, 2011, by Brett Battles, Book Review – Bargain eBooks

True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by AVI, Book Review

In any list of children’s writers, AVI should undoubtedly rank near the top. He has an amazing talent for weaving together intricate plots and creating such page-turning intrigue that I can hardly bear to put his work down. He also writes with a clean simplicity that I greatly admire. His prose is beautifully precise, and … Continue reading True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by AVI, Book Review