Bistro Book Club

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

Tim  J., 14
Gary  D.  Schmidt
Orbiting  Jupiter
Houghton  Mifflin  Harcourt 2015

  In  ORBITING  JUPITER  a  young  man  come  to  live  with  a  family  on  a  farm,   the  family  doesn't  know  much  about  him  exept  he  almost  killed  a  teacher  and  he  has  a  daughter  he  has  never  met.  Soon  they  come  to  love  him  as  if  he  was  there  family  but  he  still wants  to  find  his  real  one.  Great  story!  shows  the  true  value  of  a  family's  love!

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

I  would  like  to  be  in  the  drawing  for  this  book  at  the  end  of  the  year.

Hunter

Tim  J., 14
Mercedes  Lackey
Hunter
Disney  Book  Group 2015

 This  book  was  not  written  well  anough  for  me.  While  the  story  was  all  right  I  think  that  if  it  was  written  different  it  would  have  been  much  better.

Rating: 2 Needs work

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Stranded by Melinda Braun

Tim  J.,14
Melinda  Braun
Stranded
Simon & Schuster 2015

  In  STRANDED  a  group  of  young  hikers  are  divided  by  a  storm  and  are  know  without  there  leader.  Lost  and  hunger  they  begin  to  wonder  if  they  will  ever  see  home  again.  Loved  it!  Kept  me  going  all  night  and  then  all  day!

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

Monday, July 20, 2015

Into The Killing Seas by Michael P. Spradlin

Donald G., 13
Into The Killing Seas
Michael P. Spradlin
Scholastic Press June 30 2015

Into The Killing Seas by Michal P. Spradlin offers a thrilling adventure about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the two stow aways that are smuggled aboard to get to their parents.

Rating:
4 Better than most

Sunday, July 19, 2015

MARTians by Blythe Woolston

Tim  J., 14
Blythe  Woolston
MARTians
Candlewick 2015

  In  MARTians  school  is  out  early.  Everybody  graduates!  And  for  Zoe  she  is  told  she  was  the  best  student  in  school  and  is  given  two  big  job  offers.  At  the  job  she  accepts  strange  things  start  happening  though.  Everybody's  name  is  changed,  people  go  missing,  and  Raul,  the  man  giving  her  and  others  shelter,  is  never  there.  Great  plot!  Kept  me  up  all  night!

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

I  would  like  to  be  in  the  drawing  for  this  book  at  the  end  of  the  year.

NEED by Joelle Charbonneau

Tim  J., 14
Joelle  Charbonneau
NEED
Houghton  Mifflin  Harcourt 2015

   In  NEED  we  find  out  the  difference  between  a  want  and  and  need,  and  how  far  we  are  willing  to  go  to  get  what  we  want.  Loved  it!  Kept  me  up  guessing  all  night!

Rating: 5 Hard to imagine a better book

Friday, June 26, 2015

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott


Tim  J., 14
Kate  Elliott
Court  of  Fives
Hachette  Book  Group 2015


  In  the  COURT  OF  FIVES  a  young  girl  is  secretly  running  a  dangerous  game  called  The  Fives.  In  the  game  she  is  masked  so  her  parents  don't  know  it's  her.  But  if  she  wins  she  will  have  to  take  off  the  mask  and  forever  shame  her  parents.  Can  she  do  that?


Rating 5:  Hard to imagine a better book