Category: Book Views

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In these Book Views. Basically, I give you a picture, the summary and a review (in less than 75 words). All graphic novels again! Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incidentby Eoin Colfer Summary (from Goodreads):Since the release of Artemis Fowl in 2001, Eoin Colfer’s blockbuster series has sold more than eight million copies in the United States alone. Now, in this second graphic novel installment of the series, fans can follow along as the world’s youngest criminal mastermind rushes to save a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya: his own father. Eoin Colfer has once again teamed up […]

Posted March 7, 2010
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Book Views are mini reviews in which I challenge myself to review a novel in 75 words or less. It is not always easy, but it sure is fun trying to find the perfect words. The Incredible Rockhead                       by Scott Nickel Review in 75 Words or Less: The Incredible Rockhead is a humorous play off of traditional nerd boys turning into superheroes. Instead of becoming super strong, be able to fly, and do other cool things, Chip’s head turns into a rock. In this adventure, he is at the zoo […]

Posted February 28, 2010
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Book View: Numbers

Book View: Numbers

Numbers Author: Rachel WardReleased: February 1st 2010 by Chicken House/Scholastic Inc.# of Pages: 325 Whenever Jem meets someone new, no matter who, as soon as she looks into their eyes, a number pops into her head. That number is a date: the date they will die. Burdened with such an awful awareness, Jem avoids relationships. Until she meets Spider, another outsider, and takes a chance. But while they’re waiting to ride the Eye Ferris wheel, Jem notices that all the other tourists in line flash the same number. Today’s number. Today’s date. Terrorists are going to attack London. Jem’s world is […]

Posted February 28, 2010
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Book Views are mini reviews in which I challenge myself to review a novel in 75 words or less. It is not always easy, but it sure is fun trying to find the perfect words. Beautiful Creatures Author: Kami Garcia and Margaret StohlReleased: December 1st 2009 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers# of Pages: 576Summary: (from GoodReads)There were no surprises in Gatlin County. We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere.At least, that’s what I thought.Turns out, I couldn’t have been more wrong.There was a curse.There was a girl.And in the end, there was a grave. Lena […]

Posted February 13, 2010
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Book Views are mini reviews in which I challenge myself to review a novel in 75 words or less. It is not always easy, but it sure is fun trying to find the perfect words. The Princess and the HoundAuthor: Mette Ivie HarrisonReleased: 2007 by Eos # of Pages: 416Summary from GoodReads: He is a prince and heir to a kingdom threatened on all sides, possessor of the forbidden animal magic. She is a princess from a rival kingdom, the daughter her father never wanted, isolated from all except her hound. In this lush and beautifully written fairy-tale romance, a […]

Posted February 7, 2010
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Book Views are mini reviews in which I challenge myself to review a novel in 75 words or less. It is not always easy, but it sure is fun trying to find the perfect words. NeedAuthor: Carrie JonesReleased: December 2008 by Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books# of Pages: 306Summary from GoodReads: Zara collects phobias the way other high school girls collect lipsticks. Little wonder, since life’s been pretty rough so far. Her father left, her stepfather just died, and her mother’s pretty much checked out. Now Zara’s living with her grandmother in sleepy, cold Maine so that she stays “safe.” Zara […]

Posted January 19, 2010
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Book Views are mini reviews in which I challenge myself to review a novel in 75 words or less. It is not always easy, but it sure is fun trying to find the perfect words. PastworldAuthor: Ian BeckReleased: October 27th 2009 by Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books# of Pages: 355Summary from GoodReads: What if all of London were really an amusement park—a whole city returned to Victorian times to entertain visitors from the twenty-first century? That’s the wildly original premise of Ian Beck’s Pastworld, a high-stakes mystery set in a simulated past. Eve is a lifelong resident of Pastworld who doesn’t […]

Posted January 15, 2010
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Book View: After Happily Ev..

Book View: After Happily Ever After series

Rapunzel Lets Her Hair Down by Tony Bradman Rapunzel has always been admired for her long beautiful hair, but it ruins her Saturdays which is the day she has to wash all of her hair – and it takes literally all day. She decided that while she doesn’t want to get rid of her hair, something has to change so she’s not always spending Saturdays getting her hair washed. Will she figure out a way to keep her hair and free up a day of the week to do more fun activities? Find it on GoodreadsFind it on LibraryThingFind it […]

Posted January 10, 2010
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