Fall Down Seven: Teen Novel Offers a Reminder of Pearl Harbor History

Fall Down Seven Book Cover

Teen novel set on Oahu during the attack on Pearl Harbor offers a reminder of history and a lesson about overcoming prejudice. Acclaimed author C. E. Edmonson, with two award-winning novels for teens under his belt, has just released his latest novel, Fall Down Seven, in which he explores what happens to thirteen-year-old Emiko Arrington and her family in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor. At first, December 7, 1941, is a perfect Sunday morning. Emiko’s father, Lieutenant Commander Charles Arrington, U.S. Navy, is on {Read More}

Book Review of the Week!


 Summer is a great time to catch up on all of your reading that you couldn’t do during the school year!  I love reading and I’ve got several shelves of books that are just calling my name.  So, I decided that every week I’ll post a book review or update for the book that I read this week.    This week I finished re-reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  I love the Harry Potter Series for the fantasy {Read More}

Review: Crocodile Tears: An Alex Rider Adventure

Crocodile Tears: An Alex Rider Adventure (#8) by Anthony Horowitz We loved this book! It was a great thriller. It kept the boys in our home turning page by page! Absolutely recommend! It was released last month so it is available in your local stores now. Great, fun read over the holiday break! Alex Rider is a reluctant teenage spy who works for Britain’s MI6 and unlike James Bond, does not have a license to kill.  Instead, he uses his {Read More}

Review: The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Middle School

I recently had the chance to read The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Middle School. As a parent of a middle school age son and one getting close to that age I am always looking for some good advice but it was clear when I opened it that this book was not written for adults. It was written for kids to talk about all the fun, scary and just strange things that can, and probably will, happen to you as you {Read More}

Review: Dream Share

I was chosen to review a book titled Dream Share. So, here’s my review. Dream Share was a very good book. The plot was very original. I’ve never read a book like it, and it was very entertaining. I loved the relationship between the two brothers. They’re relationship made me smile multiple times while reading. The descriptions were very good. I felt like I was there with the two characters. Great book! -RedSkittleLover