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Audiobook Review – Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen

By Awnali Mills Walking on the beach one evening, Richard encounters Skink, an enormous, scruffy old man with a missing eye, a mysterious past, and buzzard beaks woven into his scraggly beard.  The two strike up a friendship, as they … Continue reading

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Book Review – Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

By Awnali Mills Alosa is the pirate king’s daughter.  She has her own ship, her own crew, and she’ll do absolutely anything to please her father.  So she doesn’t hesitate to let herself be captured by rival pirates in order … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Secrets of Hexbridge Castle by Gabriella Kent

By Awnali Mills Alfie Bloom has just inherited a castle.  That’s pretty cool, and he’s thrilled about it.  Finally, he and his inventor dad can move out of their horrible basement apartment.  Even better, the castle is located in the … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Courage Test by James Preller

Even his name, William Meriwether Miller, testifies to his father’s obsession with Lewis and Clark.  But poor Will is given no choice when his mother and father decide that he needs to spend his vacation following the trail of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ghostfaces by John Flanagan

By Awnali Mills The Ghostfaces by John Flanagan is the sixth book in the Brotherband Chronicles.  In this latest installment, the band is blown severely off course by a huge storm and ends up in a new land.  From the … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Nightmares! by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller

By Awnali Mills I just finished a good audiobook:  Nightmares! by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller.  Jason Segel reads the book, and his acting background (How I Met Your Mother, Despicable Me, etc.) enables him to do a great job … Continue reading

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