Reviews written by Eden Grey

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May 03, 2015
Overall rating
 
3.0
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4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
2.0
Young Adult Fiction
A mind-bending science fiction adventure.

Joey Harker, interdimensional adventurer and regular good guy, returns in the final book in the Interworld series. Started by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves in 2007, the series was originally imagined as a screenplay or television series, and that concept is reflected in the story. The entire series reads like...

April 30, 2015 (Updated: April 30, 2015)
Overall rating
 
3.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A hardcore science fiction joyride.

What happens when you take six dying teens and upload their brains into the most technologically advanced robots ever created by man? You get a team of unruly superheroes who are the only hope for destroying a rogue Artificial Intelligence hell-bent on the destruction of all humanity. ...

April 29, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Kids Nonfiction
Innovative and Fun Self-Guided Learning

The MAPS ACTIVITY BOOK from Big Picture Press is a delightful drawing, learning, and coloring book designed to teach kids about the wide world around them. I loved the simple designs and interspersed blue/green/tan coloration throughout, which allowed for the "readers" own imagination to really come...

April 13, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
4.0
Innovatively informative and fun

Looking for a clever, easy to understand book to teach kids about space and the universe they live in? Look no further! SPACE, part of the "Information Graphics: Understand the facts in the blink of an eye" series, is the latest and greatest non-fiction book. Loaded...

April 13, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.3
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
3.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Kids Nonfiction
Perfect for fans of Japanese culture both young and old

A pocket-sized pop-up book designed to capture the imagination of readers of all ages, JAPAN is one in a series of "Panorama Pops" non-fiction published by the always-innovative Candlewick Press. Highlighting many of the most important cultural and historical sites in Japan, the latest in the...

April 04, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Purr-fect for cat-lovers of all ages.

If you or a friend loves cats, you have to read this book. With over a dozen beautiful feline illustrations and accompanying haiku, THE MAINE COON'S HAIKU is a treasure for animal and poetry lovers. The poems are all in the haiku style, and are well-written....

April 03, 2015 (Updated: April 03, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Deliciously dark and twisty.

A magical and haunting story that will leave you wondering what's real, WHEN MY HEART WAS WICKED is Tricia Stirling's debut novel. Lucy wasn't always the good girl. She didn't always wear cute clothes and smile at strangers on the street. When Lucy is forced to...

April 03, 2015
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Fangirl meets Paper Towns

Fangirl meets Paper Towns in this wild and ridiculous geek-heaven contemporary adventure from award-winning author Brian Katcher. Clever, humorous writing and relatable characters make this contemporary YA novel a strong page-turner. The reader gets a strong sense of the 2 protagonists from the very beginning. Ana...

March 15, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Alienated meets Nil in this sci-fi romance survival adventure

THE CAGE is the first in a compelling new science fiction series from popular YA author, Megan Shepherd. ALIENATED (Melissa Landers) meets NIL (Lynne Matson) in this sci-fi romance survival adventure. Cora wakes up in the desert, completely lost and with no personal belongings, and totally...

March 08, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
4.0
Highly recommended novelty non-fiction

A pocket-sized pop-up book designed to capture a young reader's imagination, Space Exploration is one in a series of "Panorama Pops" non-fiction published by the always-innovative Candlewick Press. Museum exhibit-style 2-page panels with pop-up features explain the history of space exploration through time. Starting with Sputnik...

March 08, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
4.0
A pocket-sized pop-up books designed to capture a young reader's imagination.

A pocket-sized pop-up books designed to capture a young reader's imagination, The Story of Flight is one in a series of "Panorama Pops" non-fiction published by the always-innovative Candlewick Press. Museum exhibit-style 2-page panels with pop-up features explain the history of flight through time. The text...

March 08, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
An incredibly authentic and heartfelt debut

Simon Spiers is a little bit of a mess. What is a boy to do when a complete stranger discovers the emails you wrote to your secret, anonymous, online boyfriend? Try to deal with the blackmail, and generally mess up your life - sounds like a great plan. SIMON VS....

March 04, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A powerhouse of a contemporary debut.

Kristin Lattimer, in her senior year in high school, is the star of her track team, soon-to-be Homecoming Queen, and loved by her friends and football-playing boyfriend. When Homecoming night doesn't go quite as planned, Kristin makes an appointment with an ob-gyn, and discovers something about herself that she never...

February 28, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Young Adult Nonfiction
A wondrous look at the animal kingdom

ANIMALIUM is a unique and beautifully illustrated book. Showcasing over 200 species in a museum-exhibit style, ANIMALIUM will educate young readers and leave them in wonder at the beauty of the natural world. What I loved: The easy-to-understand and frank descriptions of evolutionary adaptations in animals...

February 28, 2015 (Updated: February 28, 2015)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A masterpiece of contemporary fiction that brings to life the challenges of mental illness.

Caden Bosch hasn't been himself lately. He goes for long walks, returning home with blistered feet and soaked through with rain. He can't sleep, and lays awake at night until sunrise and sunset are meaningless notions. He can't bring himself to stay in school, feeling that he was follow the...

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