The Magicians: my review

Finished book review by: Dan

Book written by: Lev Grossman
Total number of pages: 402

Genre: Suspense/adventure
My rating: *****, it was amazing

A brief summary of my book:
A simple person finds himself in a top secret magical school. He starts to learn all types of different tricks and moves. He then gets caught up in defeating a powerful force that stemmed from a children’s fantasy novel.

Three words that describe my book:
Exciting, Action-packed, Captivating

The kind of person I’d recommend this book to:
I think that a reader that likes fantasy novels, books with a lot of action, adventure, and mystery.

A Dog’s Purpose: my review

Finished book review by: Edson

Book written by: Bruce Cameron
Total number of pages: 333

Genre: Realistic fiction
My rating: *****, it was amazing

A brief summary of my book:
There’s a dog who tries to find out its purpose. The dog reincarnates until it finds its purpose. Its also depressing and disturbing.

Three words that describe my book:
Existential, depressing, exciting

The kind of person I’d recommend this book to:
13+ years old (its depressing) Likes to read at all (it’s a good story for anyone) Can tolerate disturbing ideas (there’s some disturbing things in it)

The Things a Brother Knows: my review

Finished book review by: Catherine

Book written by: Dana Reinhardt
Total number of pages: 242 Pages

Genre: Realistic fiction
My rating: ****, really liked it

A brief summary of my book:
This story is about a brother named Boaz that comes home from serving his country. When he get’s home his brother Levi realizes that his brother is not the same from when he left them. Now Levi is determined to figure out what actually happened to his brother when he was away.

Three words that describe my book:
This book is mysterious, exciting, and depressing.

The kind of person I’d recommend this book to:
I would recommend this book to people that like war stories, and if you like a little mystery because you don’t know what actually happens until later in the story. Lastly I would recommend this book to people that are interested in the relationship between two brothers, especially after one brother had gone through something very traumatizing.

The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy: my review

Finished book review by: Kevin

Book written by: Douglas Adams
Total number of pages: 192

Genre: Science fiction/dystopian
My rating: ***, liked it

A brief summary of my book:
The book starts with Arthur Dent trying to stop his house from being bulldozed when his friend Ford perfect who is an alien tries to explain earth is about to be destroyed. After this Arthur Dent and Ford Perfect escape the planet by hitching a ride on a Vogon ship. After getting caught by the Vogons and being tortured by poetry they meet some new companions and continue their journey.

Three words that describe my book:
Exciting, funny, page turning

The kind of person I’d recommend this book to:
I would recommend a reader that takes his/her time because the way some of the sentences or descriptions are written can take some time to process. A strong reader because of the language and someone who gets other references because a lot of things seem to allude to things in our world.

Ghost Wave: my review

Finished book review by: Declan

Book written by: Chris Dixon
Total number of pages: 262

Genre: Biography/memoir
My rating: **, it was OK

A brief summary of my book:
The book is quite literally a biography of a place. This place is Cortez Bank and it is very special. The book takes you on a tour of Cortez Bank throughout different time periods.

Three words that describe my book:
Exciting, informational, jaw dropping

The kind of person I’d recommend this book to:
I would reccomend this to a reader that enjoys nonfiction. Also I would think that a person who likes surfing would enjoy this book. Finally a person with a thirst for knowledge would appreciate this book.