Horse Lover? Read “The Canterwood Crest Series!”

4 01 2016

Sasha Silver is goScreen shot 2016-01-04 at 1.20.55 PMing away to boarding school, Canterwood Crest. She is a rider and she and her horse, Charm, are determined to show what they are made of and prove to everyone that she belongs at Canterwood. Making an enemy on the first day is not a good way to make a good impression. With boy trouble, sabotaging, and making friends along the way, join Sasha in her adventure at Canterwood Crest. I really enjoyed it, and I’m currently on the third book, and can’t get enough of these books.  There are nine in the series. If you are a horse lover, I guarantee you’ll really enjoy it. —Reviewed by Kaila Neipris-Gross

 

 





Gruesome! Romantic! Frightful! Read “The School for Good and Evil”

4 01 2016

 

imgres-5This is a three book series by Soman Chainani about two girls named Agatha and Sophie who are best friends. In these books you join Sophie and Agatha on a scary, funny and mysterious journey from home to giant and powerful castles in a blink of your eye. Starting out in their peaceful homes in the town of Gavaldon, they are surrounded by endless woods where not even the toughest of the townsmen could come back alive. Every year, two children at the age of eleven or twelve are taken to the schools by the mysterious schoolmaster. This amazing book goes through their journeys of gruesome, romantic and frightful experiences at the schools for good and evil.

Book 1: The School For Good And Evil

Book 2: The School Good And Evil A World Without Princes

Book 3: The School For And Evil The Last Ever After

–Reviewed by Maya Smith

 





A Cat Must Make a Tough Choice in “The Warriors: Into the Wild by Erin Hunter

4 01 2016

 

imgres-3This is the first book of a long series written by Erin Hunter. It is from the perspective of a cat named Rusty. He is a pet cat that has lived his whole life as a pet. One day he goes into the woods that all the other cats say are dangerous and no cat has ever come out of. While exploring, a gray cat named Graypaw tackles him for trespassing on his territory. Rusty soon finds out that Graypaw is from a clan. There are four clans in the woods: the shadow clan, the river clan, the wind clan, and the thunder clan. Graypaw is from the thunder clan. The clans are groups of wild cats that hunt mice, voles, birds, and more. They live with no owners or any people to take care of them. The thunder clan is so in need of more cats to join because they need to feed so many cats that the clan leader named Bluestar offers for Rusty to join the clan. Does Rusty join? Or does he decide to keep the life of a pet? — Reviewed by Frances Cannant





2015 in review

4 01 2016

We’re so proud that our blog continues to get hits, despite the fact that we haven’t been posting as much as we’d like. So 2016, here we come, with more reviews, more posts, and more reading fun!

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,800 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 47 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.








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