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The Magic Thief: Home

The Magic Thief: Home

Nailina Figueroa, 11, Gates

January 11, 2015


Filed under Books, Western New York

Have you ever read a book that pulled you in and didn’t let go? Well I did, recently I have read a book called “The Magic Thief: Home”. In this book there are two cities, Twilight city, and Wellmet city. There are two different magics, the Arihiovar , and Wellmet magic. Arihiovar is new, and very strong. But Wellmet magic is very old, and weak. Almost everyone ...

A Book Out of This World

A Book Out of This World

Ariana Rivers, 10, Rochester

December 16, 2014


Filed under Books, Western New York

Are you interested in space? Aliens? Planets? If you answered yes to any of those, then you'll want to read this new series by John Kloepfer. He wrote the series Zombie Chasers. Now he's back with a new series called Galaxy's Most Wanted. These books are for ages 8 and up. This book is about a group...

Diverse Topics, Mixed Feelings

Diverse Topics, Mixed Feelings

Jonny Miller, 12, Woodmere

November 9, 2014


Filed under Books, Long Island

I had mixed feelings about the book Guys Read True Stories edited by Jon Scieszka. I felt this way mainly due to the fact that it is a collection of short stories by different authors, some of which I appreciated, some I disliked.  This format was new to me, and some of the stories motivated me to research various topi...

Great story, exciting plot

Great story, exciting plot

Jacob C. Weinstein, 10, Endwell

November 3, 2014


Filed under Books, Southern Tier

J.E. Thomson’s The Girl From Felony Bay is a thrilling novel - great for action, realistic fiction, and, of course, mystery fans. It involves chases, fraud, and real-life problems.   Abbey Force’s dad is knocked into a coma after an accident a year ago and, at the same time, is accused ...

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