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REVIEW: #68 Beautiful Creatures

Reading time: 5 – 8 minutes Title: Beautiful Creatures Author(s): Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl ISBN: 0316042676 Pages: 576 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) There were no surprises in Gatlin County. We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere. At least, that’s what I thought. Turns out, I couldn’t have been more wrong.…
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REVIEW: #67 Buddha (Volume 1) Kapilavastu

Title: Buddha, Volume 1 – Kapilavastu Author: Osamu Tezuka ISBN: 193223456X Pages: 256 ★★★★★Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) Ancient India vividly comes to life in this multiple award-winning series that has convinced American readers Osamu Tezuka is indeed one of the world’s greatest comic masters. Bringing unprecedented visual richness to a…
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REVIEW: #39 Nana

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: Nana, Book 1. Author: Ai Yazawa ISBN: 1421501082 Pages: 192 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Nana Komatsu is a young woman who’s endured an unending string of boyfriend problems. Moving to Tokyo, she’s hoping to take control of her life and put all those messy misadventures behind her. She’s looking for…
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REVIEW: #34 Dead as a Doornail

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: Dead as a Doornail Author: Charlaine Harris ISBN: 0441012795 Pages: 295 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) When Sookie’s brother Jason’s eyes start to change, she knows he’s about to turn into a were-panther for the first time. But her concern becomes cold fear when a sniper sets his deadly sights on the…
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REVIEW: #24 The Red Album of Asbury Park (Remixed)

Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Title: The Red Album of Asbury Park: Remixed Author: Alex Austin ISBN: 1602644500 Pages: 260 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) It’s the late Sixties, the Beatles intact, Jimi Hendrix exploding and the Doors demanding the world. And on the East Coast, Asbury Park, New Jersey, will become the epicenter of a new…
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REVIEW: #23 Love That Dog

Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Love That Dog Author: Sharon Creech ISBN: 0060292873 Pages: 86 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon) Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech’s Love That Dog, a funny, sweet, original short novel written in free verse, introduces us to an endearingly unassuming, straight-talking boy who discovers the powers and…
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REVIEW: #17 Fruits Basket Vol. 1

Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: Fruits Basket Vol. 1 Author: Natsuki Takaya ISBN: 1591826039 Pages: 216 Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) A family with an ancient curse… and the girl will change their lives forever.  Tohru Honda was an orphan with no place to go until the mysterious Sohma family offered her a place to call home. Now her…
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