Thursday, October 1, 2015

Advanced Battle of the Books titles announcement!

Call to Battle! Just announced, the titles for the 2016 Advanced Battle of the Books competition. Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson, The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper FForde, and Legend by Marie Lu. The 2016 Advanced Battle of the Books competition will be held at Connequot High School on Friday, March 4th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.

Friday, July 31, 2015

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

It brought me to tears!  So good! Finch meets Violet on the ledge of the belltower about to jump.  They get stuck in a project together to wander Indiana and they fall in love.  5 star rating.  Reviewed by Kayla

The Kingdom Keepers by Ridley Pearson

Finn Whitman and four other kids are selected to be a DHI, also known as a Disney Host Interactive, wake up in Disney World's Magic Kingdom.  While they are in the park they have to battle Maleficent and the Overtakers before they take over the park.  5 star rating.  Reviewed by Danielle

I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Noah and Jude are inseperable twins until their mother dies.  This was an amazing book about learning to love after loss...I loved this book.   5 star rating.  Reviewed by Kayla

We Were Liars by E.Lockhart

This book is beautifully written with a thrilling and unexpected ending.  I really enjoyed the emotion that Cadence, (the main character) expresses throughout this book, which make the story even more powerful.  5 star rating.  - Reviewed by Alissa

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

In a world divided into Reds and Silvers by the color of one's blood, Mare Barrow, a peasant Red, is a thief trying to make ends meet for her family before she will be inevitably conscripted to the war effort.  When she discovers her powers, powers that only a Silver should possess, she is forced into the world of the Silver Elite, a life of luxury, royalty, and danger.  As Mare becomes closer with the royal princess and also the Scarlet Guard, the rebel movement trying to overthrow the monarchy, she discovers just how precarious her position is as a Red girl with Silver powers.  5 Stars.  - Reviewed by Kelly