Bistro Book Club

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Cut Me Free by J. R. Johansson

Tim  J., 14
J.  R.  Johansson
Cut  Me  Free
Farrar  Straus  Books 2015

  I  liked  the  story  behind  this  book  but  not  the  way  it  was  written.  I  think  if  this  book  had  been  written  differently  it  would  be  much  better.

Rating: 4 Better than most

Rebels of the Lamp by Peter Speakman and Michael Galvin

Alejandro, middle school student
Peter Speakman and
Michael Galvin
Rebels of the Lamp
Hyperion 2015

Rebels of the lamp explains parker finds a lamp that will help him through out his journey.

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Adrift by Paul Griffin

Tim  J., 14
Paul  Griffin
Adrift
Scholastic  Inc. 2015

  In  ADRIFT  five  teenagers  find  themselves  stranded  at  sea  with  little  food  and  water.  Soon  they  start  to  wonder  if  they'll  ever  make  it  back.  And  soon  after  they  start  to  turn  on  each  other.

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart

Alejandro, middle school student
Dan Gemeinhart
The Honest Truth
Scholastic
2015

The Honest Truth shows a lesson that to not give up on your dreams no matter the struggles you have and the obstactles there will be.

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

Monday, March 30, 2015

Gone Too Far by Natalie Richards

Tim  J., 14
Natalie  Richards
Gone  Too Far
Sourcebooks  Fire 2015


 In  GONE  TOO  FAR  by  Natalie  Richards  a  high  school  student  walks  in  front  of  a  train  after  being  teased  and  mocked  for  being  in  a  sex  tape.  After  this  Piper  Woods  is  texted  by  a  strange  student  who  wants  to  take  down  kids  in  the  school  as  an  act  of  revenge.  Piper  decides  she  wants  no  part  in  it  but  then  the  mystery  texter  threatens  to  take  down  everyone  close  to  her.

Rating: 4 Better than most

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Close To the Wind by Jon Walter

Alejandro, middle school student
Jon Walter
Close To the Wind
David Fickling Books May, 2015

Close To the Wind has a enjoyable plot and shows how parents sometimes have to sacerfice themselves for the people they love.

Rating: 4 Better than most

Friday, March 27, 2015

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

Tim  J., 14
Cherie  Priest
I  Am  Princess  X
Scholastic  Inc. 2015

  Spoilers hidden

              In  I  AM  PRINCESS  X  a  young  girl's  mother  is  murdered  and  she  is  kidnapped.  Soon   she  excapes  and  leads  her  best  friend  to  her  with  the  online  comic  book ''  I  am  Princess  X''.  together  the  two  of  them,  with  the  help  of  two  expert  hackers,  take  down  the  man  who  kidnapped  her.

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book