The Fog Diver by Joel N. Ross

This inspiring story will keep you thirsty for more once you read it. The plot is full of suspense and everywhere you turn, action jumps out. The characters all have interesting characteristics and backgrounds.  I am aware I say this a lot, but, there was some humor in the book that left me laughing for […]

Michael Reviews: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

An amazing, action-packed story of thrills, humor and a page or two of romance.  A great tale following Carter and Sadie Kane as they embark on the mission of their lives. You will learn a lot about Egyptian Mythology, which is not an everyday topic to write about.  You will get amazingly attached to the […]

The Thief and the Beanstalk by P.W. Catanese

An interesting continuation of the famous tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” The story is full of suspense and action. I will admit that there are corners of disappointment and sadness.  You kind of forget after you continue to read and meet the interesting characters and learn about what Jack was hiding in his tales.  […]

Michael Reviews The Smoking Mirror by David Bowles

This is the best book I’ve ever read! I like the Mexican history, folklore and mythology throughout the book. The book also brings out sympathy, fear, joy and sadness in you, which is a thing not a lot of authors can do. The writing is very descriptive. Johnny is my personal favorite character for his […]

I am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer

This book is my favorite in the whole series so far. The book teaches a valuable lesson to chase your dreams, not matter what anybody tells you.  It tells you about what Amelia went through as a child and as an adult.

I am Martin Luther King Jr. by Brad Meltzer

I am Martin Luther King Jr. brings to life in vibrant colors and illustrations the plight of the Civil Rights Movement. This book carefully records the life of Dr. King through his trials and triumphs made for kids. Your children will experience the hardships of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of a young […]

I am Lucille Ball by Brad Meltzer

I am Lucille Ball is a must read for all girls and boys!   We follow Lucy as she grows from a “wild, unruly” child to an adult TV star that was able to call her own shots.  Lucy was discouraged by important people in her life but it was the encouragement of one person in […]

I Am Abraham Lincoln by Brad Meltzer

I am Abraham Lincoln is a great introduction to our 16th president. The story is written with both facts and fiction but the true character of President Lincoln comes across in a few important messages weaved into this story kids can appreciate today. The pictures are vibrant and absolutely adorable. I love the art in […]

Michael Reviews Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

This book was an excellent book. I love the twists and turns throughout the book. I love how Hagrid is a gentle giant, like me. He is my favorite character so far. The chapters are exciting and keep you glued to the pages.  J.K. Rowling is an awesome writer . I give this book four […]

Michael Reviews My Brother’s Secret by Dan Smith

I was so excited to receive this book early.  This book has action from the beginning to the end.  I also loved how fast the plot moved.  My heart raced throughout the whole book wondering what would happen next.  It is believable because it represents how evil the Nazi’s were and how people fought back.  […]