2 posts from day 17/01/2014

Review: Four Week Filth Fest

Four Week Filth Fest by P.A. Kernan My rating: 4 of 5 stars I admit, the cover put me on my guard with Four Week Filth Fest. I was prepared for preschool level stuff. So, I ended up pleasantly surprised! It’s definitely more than it looks at first glance.Four Week Filth Fest is about 4th grader Andy Baker who has been a quiet loner his whole life. So when he suddenly gets the urge to undertake an insane “promise” — to go four weeks without bath or shower — it’s a huge deal, not just ...

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Review: The Carnelian

The Gemstone Chronicles Book One: The Carnelian by William L. Stuart My rating: 2 of 5 stars I give 3 stars to books I enjoyed while reading, 2 stars to books I had a difficult time wanting to finish. For me, this is a 2-1/2 star book.The Carnelian is a middle-grade fantasy about Beebop and Nana and their two grandchildren. Beebop’s amateur gem-collecting gets his family into trouble when they find a stone that turns out to be the magical prison of an elf. When the grandkids disobey Beebop ...

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