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Timmy Failure-Mistakes Were Made By Stephan Pastis

July 31, 2013

This is by far one of the funniest books that I’ve read this summer. It’s all about Timmy Fayleure (but his last name was changed to Failure) who runs a detective agency called Total (his pet Polar Bear) Failure Inc. which, according to Timmy considers to be “the best detective agency in town, probably the […]

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans

July 12, 2013

This book is about teenagers who have a special gift. They can do one certain thing that involves electricity, such as shooting lightning bolts out of their body, controlling the brain’s electric currents to erase memory or to create fear, or making someone not feel pain on contact. Michael Vey has one of these talents. […]

Furious by Jill Wolfson

July 6, 2013

This book is about three girls who have one thing in common, they’re angry at the world. One is angry about people judging her brother, who is handicapped, one is in foster care with a rotten old woman, and the other is angry at all humans for destroying the environment. Alix, Stephanie, and Meg meet […]

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

July 5, 2013

I would suggest this book for young adults and older. It’s about a student named Jacob Jankowski and how his life is turned upside down from having to withdraw from Cornell, an Ivy League, to joining the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. It’s a story about his ups and downs as a Veterinarian […]

Keep Holding On By: Susane Colasanti

July 12, 2012

This book is about a girl who is bullied and has a mother that is terrible to her. She doesnt help her with anything and just complains about how life is not fair for her. She also has a boyfriend that is very distant. But she likes this boy JĀ ulian Porter that she thinks she […]

McKenna By: Mary Casanova

July 12, 2012

This book is more for younger kids but has great meanings. I liked this book because it was about a gymnast. This book was about a girl who is falling behind in school because she doesnt ever remember what she read. It then is about how she keeps up her gymnastics, school work and when […]

Imaginary girls

July 3, 2012

This book is really interesting because the main character in the story chole sees a a dead person 2 years later when she comes back to her town. she saw the dead girls body at a lake in a boat which was so creepy and so interesting which pulled me into the book and made […]

Imaginary girls

July 3, 2012

This book is really interesting because the main character in the story chole sees a a dead person 2 years later when she comes back to her town. she saw the dead girls body at a lake in a boat which was so creepy and so interesting which pulled me into the book and made […]

Dragon ball Z

June 28, 2012

This book is felled with fighting, and this story came out on the TV. This story is about a person named goku and he has all fighting super power and a saiyan came to his house and he said that he is goku’s brother. Now I don’t wunant to spoil it any more. So stick […]

Divergent

June 9, 2012

This book is FILLED with adventure and shocking twists that will literally leave your mouth hanging. I know that may sound cliche but its true. This is the first book in the series by Victoria Roth and i urge ALL OF YOU to read it. Some of you may have noticed that this title has […]