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New Book Reviews

Failstate: Legends / by John W. Otte. 8.27.2014
Marcher Lord Press ISBN 9781935929949 HS Grades 9-12 Rating: 4 John Otte continues the adventures of Failstate, his teen superhero, More
  
First Date / Blind Date / by Melody Carlson. (Dating Games series) 8.26.2014
First Date / by Melody Carlson. (Dating Games, 1) Revell ISBN 9780800721312 HS Grades 8-12 Rating: 4 Blind Date / More
  
Go to Sleep, Little Farm / by Mary Lyn Ray; illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. 8.25.2014
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544150140 PRI Preschool-Grade 3 Rating: 3 As nighttime descends on the farm, animals prepare for their More
  
Serafina’s Promise / by Ann E. Burg. 8.21.2014
Scholastic Press ISBN 9780545535649 MS Grades 5-8 Rating: 5 Serafina’s Promise by Ann E. Burg tells the story of a More
  
The Orphan King / by Sigmund Brouwer. (Merlin’s Immortals, Book One) 8.18.2014
Waterbrook ISBN 9780307730657 HS Grades 9-12 (6-8) Rating: 3 In his eighteenth year, the orphan Thomas flees virtual slavery in More
  
The Last Thing I Remember / by Andrew Klavan. (The Homelander, Book One) 8.15.2014
Thomas Nelson ISBN 9781595546074 HS Grades 9-12 (6-8) Rating: 5 Charlie West awakens in a torture chamber strapped to a More
  
Hear No Evil / by Mary L. Hamilton (Rustic Knoll Bible Camp series Book One) 8.13.2014
HopeSprings Books ISBN 9781938708213 MS Grades 5-8 Rating: 5 Brady McCaul’s father deserted him at age seven, but through the More
  
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II / by Martin W. Sandler. 8.11.2014
Walker Books for Young Readers ISBN 9780802722775 MS Grades 6-10 Rating: 5 Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World More
  
Purple moon / by Tessa Emily Hall. 8.7.2014
Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas ISBN 9781938499876 HS Grades 9-12 Rating: 4 Tessa Emily Hall is a nineteen-year-old author making More
  
Visible Threat / by Janice Cantore. 8.1.2014
Tyndale House ISBN 9781414375540 Adult Rating: 4 K9 Officer Brinna Caruso wants to save and protect all the innocents in More
  
Vanished / Trapped / by Irene Hannon. (Private Justice 1 & 2) 7.30.2014
Vanished / by Irene Hannon. (Private Justice, 1) Revell ISBN 9780800721237 Trapped / by Irene Hannon. (Private Justice, 2) Revell More
  
Shadow Hand / by Anne Elisabeth Stengl. (Tales of Goldstone Woods, 6) 7.29.2014
Bethany House     ISBN9780764210280 HS     Grades 8-12     Rating: 4 Anne Elisabeth Stengl continues her Tales of Goldstone Wood with Shadow Hand, More