Review: The Dark Lady (Sherlock, Lupin & Me #1)

Title: The Dark Lady (Sherlock, Lupin & Me #1) Author: Irene Adler # of Pages: 240 Publisher: Capstone Young Readers Publication Date: February 1st 2014 Source: NetGalley Level: Middle Grade Rating: 2 Hearts   Synopsis While on summer vacation, little Irene Adler meets a young William Sherlock Holmes. The two share stories of pirates and have battles of wit while running wild on the […]

Review: This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh

  Title: This Journal Belongs to Ratchet Author: Nancy J. Cavanaugh # of Pages: 320 Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Publication Date: April 2nd 2013 Source: Borrowed ARC Rating: 5 Hearts       Synopsis If only getting a new life were as easy as getting a new notebook. But it’s not. It’s the first day of school for all the kids in […]

Review: Love That Dog & Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech

Title: Love That Dog / Hate That Cat Author: Sharon Creech # Of Pages: 128/148 Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: April 8, 2008/ September 23, 2008 Source: Library Rating: 2 Hearts / 3 Hearts Synopsis (From Amazon) Love That Dog- Jack Room 105 – -Miss Stretchberry September 13 I don’t want to because boys don’t write poetry. Girls […]

Review: The Wild Book by Margarita Engle

Title: The Wild Book Author: Margarita Engle # Of Pages: 144 Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Publication Date: March 20th 2012 Source: Library Rating: 3 Hearts  Synopsis (From Amazon.com) Fefa struggles with words. She has word blindness, or dyslexia, and the doctor says she will never read or write. Every time she tries, the letters jumble […]

Book Review: All the Broken Pieces

Title: All The Broken Pieces Author: Ann E. Burg # Of Pages: 240 Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: April 1st 2009 Source: Library Rating: 4 Hearts Synopsis  (From Amazon.com) Two years after being airlifted out of war-torn Vietnam, Matt Pin is haunted: by bombs that fell like dead crows, by the family — and the terrible secret […]

Review: Hidden by Helen Frost

Title: Hidden Author: Helen Frost # Of Pages: 160 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication Date: May 10, 2011 Source: Library Rating: 4 Hearts Synopsis (From Amazon.com) When Wren Abbott and Darra Monson are eight years old, Darra’s father steals a minivan. He doesn’t know that Wren is hiding in the back. The hours and […]