Monday, June 13, 2011

Summer Book-a-Day Challenge week #2

Not quite one a day this week, but six more is pretty respectable!

8. Chance Encounters by Linda Wells - adult - Pride and Prejudice what if? novel - Elizabeth and Darcy meet by chance at a London theatre -10/10

9. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall - middle grade - four sisters spend the summer at a cottage on an estate and have adventures with the neighbor boy -9/10

10. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future by Michael J. Fox - adult - expanded graduation speech, not as good as his biographies - 8/10

11. Hero by Mike Lupica - young adult - a boy discovers he has super hero powers and must learn how to deal with them and who to trust after the death of his father - 7/10

12. Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith - middle grade/young adult - a boy spends the summer at his grandmother's B&B and discovers that all the guests are really from outer space! - 8/10

12. The Visconti House by Elsbeth Edgar - middle grade/young adult - Australian novel; a boy and a girl uncover the mystery behind the mysterious Visconti house - 10/10

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