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Terminal, by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs | Book Review

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Terminal, by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs | Book Review

The Morris Island gang is back in Terminal, the fifth and final full installment of Kathy and Brendan Reichs’ NY Times Bestselling Virals series.

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I Like Your Shoes, by R. Stim | Dedicated Review

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
I Like Your Shoes, by R. Stim | Dedicated Review

I Like Your Shoes is a suspenseful read that will satisfy audiences interested in contemporary mysteries featuring dynamic characters and inventive plots.

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The Last Good Day of the Year, by Jessica Warman | Book Review

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Last Good Day of the Year, by Jessica Warman | Book Review

Emotionally wrought and sharply written, The Last Good Day of the Year explores and examines the capacity of evil and the result is a fine, smart read that isn’t afraid to uncover the frailty and weight of guilt and family relationships.

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Perla Garcia and the Mystery of La Llorona, The Weeping Woman | Dedicated Review

Perla Garcia and the Mystery of La Llorona, The Weeping Woman | Dedicated Review

Written with a strong narrative drive, and featuring a compelling female protagonist, Perla Garcia and the Mystery of La Llorona, The Weeping Woman, is also a very well-crafted bilingual text that will introduce children to Spanish vocabulary and idioms.

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Sophie and The Finn: Secret of the Box | Dedicated Review

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sophie and The Finn: Secret of the Box | Dedicated Review

Sophie and The Finn: Secret of the Box is the second book in author J. Peter Clifford’s mystery series about Erica Stafford—a spunky seventh grader who has premonitions and often finds herself embroiled in risky adventures—and her two loyal dogs, Sophie and The Finn.

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Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman | Book Review

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman | Book Review

In the kingdom of Goredd, humans and dragons have lived and worked side by side for more than forty years, a treaty of peace signed, and the past war forgotten. But when a member of the royal family is brutally murdered and the finger of blame points to dragons, it appears that not all is forgotten, or forgiven.

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Book Titles: Creating a Good Book Name | Rachel Hartman, Author of Seraphina

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Book Titles: Creating a Good Book Name | Rachel Hartman, Author of Seraphina

Shadow Scale jumped out at me. It was more complex than it first appeared, I realized in that moment, because “scale” could mean several different things.

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, by Chris Grabenstein | Book Review

| December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, by Chris Grabenstein | Book Review

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, by Chris Grabenstein, is about a madcap competition where kids search bookrooms based on the Dewey Decimal system, examine mysterious library cards, solve rebuses, compare assigned readings, and encounter holograms of authors who offer timely tips.

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Jex Malone, by C.L. Gaber and V.C. Stanley | Book Review

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jex Malone, by C.L. Gaber and V.C. Stanley | Book Review

Jex Malone, by C.L. Gaber and V.C. Stanley, is an exciting mystery and just like a re-imagined Nancy Drew saga, where feisty girls get together to solve crimes and have fun along the way.

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Manhunt, by Kate Messner | Book Review

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Manhunt, by Kate Messner | Book Review

Manhunt, by Kate Messner, will appeal to middle grade readers who enjoy solving mysteries and who like learning about other countries as well as famous artists and pieces of art.

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