Space Jackers by Huw Powelll

Space Jackers (book review)

Mar 25th, 2016 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 1 min read

Space Jackers is a science fiction novel set in space in various fictional places. Jake Cutler is living on the planet Remota with the cyber monks who took him in when he was dropped off as a baby after a spaceship crash. He overhears a visitor claim that he is a fortune seeker and his mission is to find Jake and take him back to…

Daughter of Deep Silence (book review)

Oct 11th, 2015 Book Reviews, Teen Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan Daughter of Deep Silence is a contemporary realistic fiction for teens that is dark, dramatic and impassioned. Frances and Libby meet and become fast friends on a cruise with their families. Frances also meets and falls in love with Grey, a wealthy senator’s son. One night the boat is attacked. Frances hides in the dumbwaiter she and Grey…

Get Even (book review)

Sep 30th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 3 min read

Get Even by Gretchen McNeil This is a contemporary realistic mystery taking place on a generic prep school campus. Four girls that have nothing in common other than attending the same school form a group DGM (Don’t Get Mad) to get back at all of the school bullies anonymously because their school administration isn’t doing anything about it other than encouraging it. No one can…

Will in Scarlet (book review) with Non-Fiction Pairing

Apr 11th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 4 min read

Will in Scarlet (audio CD review) By Matthew Cody. Read by Maxwell Caulfield. 7 hrs. CD. Listening Library, 2013. 9780804123334. Grades 4-7. While Will’s father, Lord Shackley has been fighting in the Crusades with King Richard, Will has been causing mischief around the castle. His days as a prankster are over when Sir Guy comes over for a “friendly” dinner and announces he is going…