Reviews written by Eden Grey

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March 28, 2016
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5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Unique and bold

THE DEAD BIRD, a classic retold with new illustrations, is a realistic, yet charming, look at death from a uniquely childish perspective. A diverse cast of children find a dead bird, and decide to care for it in the ways they have learned from the adults...

March 28, 2016
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
A MUST-HAVE for all Pokemon Trainers!

Have you ever wanted to be the very best? Determined to catch 'em all and become a Pokemon Master? Then you need this book. An essential guide to the Kalos region, this "activity book" is so much more! While it features several games like word searches...

March 28, 2016 (Updated: March 28, 2016)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
A Mesmerizing Adventure.

Readers will be mesmerized but he beautiful illustrations and magical storytelling in LIONHEART. The story of a boy named Richard who runs and runs from his fears, but in the end must learn to be brave, this picture book will have young readers asking to read it again and again....

March 28, 2016
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A superb thriller.

Elle Cosimano once again blows it out of the water with her latest paranormal mystery, HOLDING SMOKE. John "Smoke" Conlan was accused of two murders - one of which he didn't commit. Still a criminal doing time at a juvenile detention center known as the "Y", Smoke is trying to...

February 08, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Devastating and Hopeful

At the same time devastating and hopeful, THE FIX tells the story of sometimes bad-girl Macy Lyons and her journey of self-discovery and awakening, friendship and honesty. Macy meets the mysterious Sebastian at a party, and the next day he disappears. When Macy finds out Sebastian...

January 21, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A beautiful, exotic, and magical retelling.

A heart-wrenching tale of love and loss, THE FORBIDDEN WISH tells the story of Zahra, a powerful jinni, and Aladdin, a dashing thief. Their stories become intertwined when Aladdin fines Zahra's lamp and wishes them away from danger, back to his home city of Parthenia. Ruled by a sick King...

December 15, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
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N/A
Kids Fiction
Highly recommended historical verse novel

Mimi is not going to settle for less than her dreams. Despite the difficulties she faces after moving to a predominantly white town in Vermont, the young Mimi confronts all challenges with her own unique brand of enthusiasm and strength. FULL CICADA MOON had lovely poetic...

December 15, 2015
Overall rating
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
2.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
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N/A
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Young Adult Indie
Positively strange

Looking for something totally crazy and unique? You've got it. SLIPPERY THINGS is about a girl who realizes her family is being visited by aliens on a nightly basis - aliens who don't care for their well-being. Larissa comes up with a plan to get rid...

December 10, 2015 (Updated: December 10, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Heart-pounding, page-turning urban romance!

A companion novel to Van Diepen's ON THE EDGE, this contemporary romance and mystery novel is told from the point of view of Gabby Perez, a high school student who loves her friends, her family, and her weekly talk radio show. Gabby uses the airwaves to raise awareness of a...

September 07, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
A vibrant story rich with interactive opportunities

Bear isn't feeling quite so happy in his forest home anymore, so he decides to wander off to visit some friends around the world. Will Bear feel just as home out there? Read WELCOME HOME, BEAR, to find out what happens on his adventures! Young readers will...

September 07, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Heartwarming and hilarious!

Shark loves watching detective shows and eating potato chips. One day Shark sees a flier for a missing cat and he decides to become Shark Detective! He spends all day searching for the missing cat, but no one he talks to will help. What is a Shark Detective to do?...

September 07, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Silly Halloween Fun with Splat!

Splat is just a little scaredy-cat, but he wants to be the SCARIEST cat in this Halloween Splat the Cat book. Splat's getting ready for his class's Halloween Party. He needs a Jack-o-Lantern and a costume. Splat decides to dress up as a scaaaary spider. How can Splat become the...

September 07, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Perfectly scary and cute!

The latest book in the adventures of the adorable Otter is perfectly scary and cute! Otter's fans will love her latest book, while many new readers will surely fall in love with Otter after reading this. Otter has a lot to do to prepare for Halloween:...

August 19, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Addictively dark and twisted

The latest groundbreaking novel from Mindy McGinnis explores the depths of madness within all of us. Grace Mae has been imprisoned in a mental institution for crimes committed against her. There Grace will be molded into an obedient lady, one without an inconveniently pregnancy. However, Grace gets taken under the...

July 24, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
A lovable story from start to finish

A humorous and clever story with a heartwarming ending, MY COUSIN MOMO tells the story of a very original flying squirrel visiting his cousins for the summer. The characters are very fun, and kids will see themselves in Momo's cousins as they berate him for not playing "right" and wanting...

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