Cinderella – Book Review
Kids Books, Reviews / 29 July 2016

Title: Cinderella Author: Disney Publisher: Paragon Books Published: 2015 Summary From Amazon: Ella’s childhood is a happy one: she has loving parents, plenty of fields and meadows to explore, and lots of kind animal friends to play with. A sweet child, Ella warms the hearts of all who meet her. And her home is a wonderful place, the perfect little kingdom for a joyful family. But then tragedy strikes, and Ella makes a promise to her dying mother to forever have courage and be kind. She also promises her father to be patient with her new jealous stepmother and mean stepsisters. But when her father passes away, and her stepfamily turns her happy home into one filled with cruelty, this proves to be difficult. Will Ella be able to keep her promises to her parents? Find out in this wonderful retelling of the anticipated Disney live action movie! M’s Review of Cinderella: There lived a girl called Ella she had a happy life until her step mother and step sisters moved in. Her step mother and step sisters started bossing Ella around. When Ella’s dad sadly passes away, how much crueler can the step mother and step sisters get? Read and find out. More of M’s…

The Eye of Minds – Book Review
Reviews / 29 July 2016

Title: The Eye of Minds Author: James Dashner Publisher: Delacorte Press Year of Publication: 2013 Summary from Amazon:    The VirtNet offers total mind and body immersion, and the more hacking skills you have, the more fun it is. Why bother following the rules when it’s so easy to break them? But some rules were made for a reason. Some technology is too dangerous to fool with. And one gamer has been doing exactly that, with murderous results.      The government knows that to catch a hacker, you need a hacker. And they’ve been watching Michael. If he accepts their challenge, Michael will need to go off the VirtNet grid, to the back alleys and corners of the system human eyes have never seen—and it’s possible that the line between game and reality will be blurred forever. C’s Review of The Eye of Minds The Eye of Minds is a story based on a futuristic gaming platform – the VirtNet.  The VirtNet allows you to play a video game – feeling like you are inside the video game! Not everything is just fun and games however, as the VirtNet gives people the opportunity for people to take advantage of the fact that…

Percy Jackson & The Olympians : The Lightning Thief – Book Review
Reviews / 29 July 2016

Title: Percy Jackson & The Olympians : The Lightning Thief Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: MiraMax Books Year of Publication: 2005 Summary from Amazon: After getting expelled from yet another school for yet another clash with mythological monsters only he can see, twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is taken to Camp Half-Blood, where he finally learns the truth about his unique abilities: He is a demigod, half human, half immortal. Even more stunning: His father is the Greek god Poseidon, ruler of the sea, making Percy one of the most powerful demigods alive. There’s little time to process this news. All too soon, a cryptic prophecy from the Oracle sends Percy on his first quest, a mission to the Underworld to prevent a war among the gods of Olympus. C’s Review of The Lightning Thief: The first book in the Percy Jackson series, The Lightning Thief, leaves you wanting to read the multitudinous other books in the series. The Lightning Thief has perfect humor, literature and thoughtful chapters. This book is based off Greek Mythology. As the half-boy half-god, Percy, gets expelled from another school, he discovers Camp Half-Blood and finds out who his father is. After making friends and foes, Percy embarks on…