Monday, October 27, 2008


Dangerous Girls #2 (6th+)
by R.L. Stine

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a twin? What if your twin was a vampire? Destiny and her sister Livvy are twins who live in a small town that is becoming infested with vampires. Their mother has died from a vampire bite and their father has become a hunter. When Livvy is bitten and turned by a vampire, the family is distraught. Destiny misses her sister but knows she must keep it together for her father and her brother. Her dad is working on finding a cure for Livvy, in order to turn her back, but his progress is slow and not working well. Meanwhile, a new vampire comes to town and begins playing mind games with the girls, pitting them against each other. Do they still have enough of a bond as sisters and twins to figure out the game before someone gets killed? Find out when you read The Taste of Night by R.L. Stine.

Saturday, October 25, 2008


Book 3 of the Alex Rider Adventures
by Anthony Horowitz (5th+)

Alex was enjoying himself and having a nice break from M16 when again they called on him to come back to work. After solving a case and stopping a bad guy, Alex finds out that the guy had many friends who now want Alex dead. So, M16 sends Alex away on another mission. This mission takes him to America where he is to work with the CIA. When he gets there, they tell Alex that they are going to a place called Skeleton Key in Cuba to do some surveillance on a man named General Alexai Sarov. They are sending in two undercover agents as a vacationing couple but they need Alex to act as their son so they can get past the Cuban airport. Alex doesn’t believe that surveillance is all they are going to Cuba for but he goes along for the vacation time and because he really has no other choice. But in a tragic turn of events, Alex finds himself all alone once again, kidnapped by Sarov, and trying to save the world. Can Alex find out what Sarov’s plans are before something bad happens? Find out when you read the Alex Rider adventure Skeleton Key.

Friday, October 24, 2008


Book 7 of the Shadow Children series
by Margaret Peterson Haddix (5th+)

Luke was one of the third children who secretly joined the Population police in order to try and bring them down so that third children could be free. He has been working for a long time in the stables of the Population Police but finds that he is now being transferred and asked to do unthinkable things. He is on the run again and just when he thinks it is all over for him, he hears news that the Population Police may have been overthrown and third children might now be free. Is it true or is it another Population Police trap? Find out when you read Among the free, the last book of the Shadow Children series by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

Thursday, October 23, 2008


Book 6 of the Shadow Children series
by Margaret Peterson Haddix (5th+)

In the middle of the night the population police show up at Niedler School, forcing all of the students into trucks and telling them that they are going to work for the government from now on in order to get food. Matthias and Percy along with the young Alia are among this group of students. They know that they must get away but an accident leaves them injured and stranded. Matthias is the only one who can get help but he soon finds himself an unwilling member of the Population Police. Can he stick it out and use his newfound position to help the cause of the third children and their road to freedom? Read book 6 of the Shadow Children series, Among the Enemy, to find out.