Reviews

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 – Where a Boy Calls His Secret Diary a Journal – BOOK REVIEW

December 11, 2010
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The first novel in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, written by author Jeff Kinney, was first published in 2007. Since then, it has become one of the most popular series for kids ages 9-12, and has appeared on the New York Times bestsellers lists for 99 weeks now. With such lauded popularity, the […]

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I, Emma Freke – Book Review

December 7, 2010
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I, Emma Freke is a middle-grade novel by author Elizabeth Atkinson. It was released in August 2010 by Carolrhoda Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing. Summary Smart, shy, and nearly six feet tall, Emma Freke is only 12 years old. She hates her appearance, and she hates not fitting in at school—so her mother’s idea […]

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How I Got My Xbox 360 250 GB Bundle with Kinect…and How The Microsoft Store Made My Christmas

December 3, 2010
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My Hunt for the Xbox 360 with 250 GB Hard Drive Eager to find an Xbox 360 (with 250 GB hard drive) with Kinect for my 10-year-old son this Christmas, it seems my search was to be thwarted at every turn. Before Black Friday hit, Amazon.com had the Xbox I wanted in stock. (Even when […]

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5 – The Ugly Truth – Review

December 1, 2010
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I have read all of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books thus far written by Jeff Kinney. The Ugly Truth is the fifth book in the series, and was released November 9, 2010. Once again, the line-drawn Greg Heffley amuses with his unique perspective on the world. Adults reading this book may recognize parts […]

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