Posts Tagged: Middle Grade

Review: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

Review: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

October 10, 2017 Review 5 ★★★

  Alexandra Bracken can’t really write anything poorly, so I was looking forward to see how she tackled writing a middle-grade novel. The results? I enjoyed THE DESPERATE TALE OF PROSPER REDDING, but it wasn’t quite what I expected. First off, I feel like I have to warn people of the HUGE cliffhanger this book leaves off on. Knowing that […]

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Review: The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli Blog Tour

Review: The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli Blog Tour

January 13, 2017 Blog Tour, Review 24

Review A fond memory of mine in middle school was when my English teacher read us chapters of STARGIRL by Jerry Spinelli every day. STARGIRL was an interesting, unique read that made me think, and THE WARDEN’S DAUGHTER affected me similarly. Cammie, the main character, is not exactly easy to get along with but she definitely grows on you. Once […]

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Review: The School For Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

Review: The School For Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

November 19, 2013 Review 28 ★★★★½

Sophie had waited all her life to be kidnapped.

Every four years two children are stolen away from Gavaldon, never to return. Most children fear being taken to the School for Good and Evil. But no Sophie…

She has dreamt all her life of being a princess and believes the school could be her chance.

Her best friend Agatha has other ideas.

When the two girls are taken, things don’t quite go to Sophie’s plan.

Because sometimes, the princess and the witch don’t look like they do in fairytales. Read more »

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