Kids’ Club Review by Keya: This book is not good for you

This book is not good for youThis book is not good for you, Psuedonymous Bosch ; illustrations by Gilbert Ford

In this hilarious book by Psuedonymous Bosch, Cass’s mum has been kidnapped by Senor Hugo, a blind chef! In order to get her mother back, Cass must give Hugo the tuning fork, an ancient Aztec instrument that can turn water into wine, beer into rum, and so forth. Can Cass, Max-Ernest and Yo-Yogi find the magical fork before it’s too late?

5 stars

Reviewed by Keya from Central City, 11 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Keya: Knife

KnifeKnife, R.J. Anderson

Knife: an amazing, almost sentimental book. Many of us can relate to the helpless, lost faery as she discovers secrets about her realm, and experiences betrayal, loss, love and friendship.

A story like no other, R.J. Anderson creates beautiful pictures in your mind as you live the story with Knife. Soon, you’ll be pining to read more of this fabulous author’s work.

5 stars

Reviewed by Keya from Central City, 11 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Keya: Rubies and runaways

Rubies and runawaysRubies and runaways, Janine Beacham

A marvelous sequel to Rose Raventhorpe: Black cats and Butlers.

It’s Christmas in the ancient town of Yorke, and Rose Raventhrope is being forced to spend the holidays with (Ghastly) Herbert, her cousin who, despite Rose’s many disgusted looks, thinks they’re engaged. But soon Rose finds herself helping the butlers of Silvercrest Hall once again, this time helping a lost orphan boy find his missing sister. Suddenly, things go downhill as two murders take place, and the butlers are blamed for them by a secret society of Chimney Sweeps. Can Rose prove their innocence before it’s too late?

4 stars

Reviewed by Keya from Central City, 11 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Keya: Pink & green is the new black

Pink & green is the new blackPink & green is the new black, Lisa Greenwald

In the third book in the Pink and Green series, Lucy Desberg’s life could not be better. Her dad lives in the same city as her, she finally has her own boyfriend, Yamir… and he’s her best friend’s brother! Plus, the eighth grade masquerade is coming up, and Lucy’s in charge of all the make-up!

But she’s keeping a secret – Yamir isn’t answering any of her texts or e-mails. And whenever they meet, he seems very vague. And what’s up with that new boy, Travis? Even worse, Lucy can’t get her head around so many things at once! She’s overwhelmed, and when all this drama’s over, she just wants to relax.

But is it to be, or not to be?

4 stars

Reviewed by Keya from Central City, 11 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Keya: Artemis Fowl [electronic resource]

Artemis Fowl [electronic resource]Artemis Fowl [electronic resource], Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl wants fairy gold. He wants to make the Fowl name better again, especially after the death of his father.

Now he’s succeeded in kidnapping Captain Holly Short, the only female LEPrecon officer. The ransom: one ton of 24 carat gold.

Julius Root, commander of LEPrecon, is furious, as he nearly always is. With the help of the sarcastic computer-genius centaur, Foaly, they devise a plan to get their captain back.

But will it work? Or will Artemis become rich once again?

4 stars

Reviewed by Keya from Central City, 11 years old