Archive | April, 2016

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 13 Summary: “A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and […]

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Fangirl Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 13 Summary: “Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan… But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s what […]

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Red Queen Review

Rating: ***** Suggested Age: 12 Summary: “This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is, until she finds […]

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“Monsters”-Ruelle and Challenger Deep

I have been listening to Ruelle a lot, the singer of the songs from Shadowhunters. Listening to “Monsters”, I realized that it can compare to something other then demon-killing and fantasy. Therefore, I’m comparing it to Challenger Deep, the story of a boy with schizophrenia. Lyrics: “You’ve got no place to hide. And I’m feeling like […]

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Challenger Deep Review

Rating: *** Suggested Age: 13 Summary: “Caden Bosch is on a ship that’s headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden Bosch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting to notice his odd behavior. Caden Bosch is designated the ship’s artist in residence, […]

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Never Fade Review

Rating: **** Suggested Age: 13 Summary: “Ruby never asked for the abilities that almost cost her her life. Now she must call upon them on a daily basis, leading dangerous missions to bring down a corrupt government and breaking into the minds of her enemies. Other kids in the Children’s League call Ruby “Leader”, but […]

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