Dad of Divas' Reviews: 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Book Review - Superman of Smallville

Superman of Smallville



About the Book

Can Superman keep Smallville from going to the dogs?

Acts of awesomeness are happening around town. People are being rescued, runaway tractors stopped, and fires extinguished. This is all in a day's work for the hero known only as "Superman." But who is he, really?

Thirteen-year-old Clark Kent knows. He has a super-secret--one his parents are constantly worried will get out. Clark promises to be extra careful, but when random objects begin to take flight and disappear, his parents threaten to ground him. Except he's innocent! If Superman isn't responsible...who is? Join Clark in this hilarious adventure as he sniffs out the real culprit.

From New York Times--bestselling and Eisner Award-winning creators Art Baltazar and Franco, comes a fun, whimsical story featuring young Lana Lang, Lex Luthor, and of course Clark Kent.




My Take on the Book
This is a great, fun story that lets you look at a young Clark Kent and some of the adventures that he is on as he works to control his powers and keep his secret identity. The book brings in humor, adventure and more into a graphic novel that any Superman fan will want to read!

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Book Review - Draw Every Little Thing

Draw Every Little Thing: Learn to draw more than 100 everyday items, from food to fashion



About the Book
Learn to draw and paint more than 100 of your favorite everyday items! Step-by-step projects and creative inspiration make it fun and easy.

The Inspired Artist series invites art hobbyists and casual art enthusiasts to have fun learning basic art concepts, relaxing into the creative process to make art in a playful, contemporary style. With Draw Every Little Thing, the first book in this new series, you can learn to draw and paint your favorite everyday items. From learning to draw and paint plants, flowers, and bicycles to the neighborhood café and the contents of the kitchen cabinet, this contemporary drawing book demonstrates just how easy it is to render the world around you with little more than a pencil, paper, and paint.

Following a brief introduction to the joys of simplistic drawing and painting, this aesthetically pleasing book familiarizes you with a range of drawing tools and materials, including graphite pencilpen and inkcolored pencil, and gouache, before offering a quick overview of basic color theory. Each subsequent chapter is then devoted to a specific theme—kitchenalia, hobbies, neighborhood haunts, and much more—and packed with simple step-by-step drawing projects.

This accessible book encourages you to jump around so you can draw what immediately inspires you. Interactive prompts, creative exercises, and inspiring ideas make the process fun and engaging. Easy techniques and helpful instructions show you how to develop your own personal style, as well as add color to your drawings using gouache and colored pencil. Crafty projects round out the book, allowing you to use your newfound drawing and painting skills.

Filled to the brim with whimsical artwork and loads of creative ideasDraw Every Little Thing encourages artists of all skill levels to draw any time inspiration strikes.


My Take on the Book
This was a great drawing book that had great instruction on how to draw so many things! You can learn how to draw 100 things and to be honest, I found that I got better and better the more times I practiced. Once I got comfortable with the instruction I was able to make modifications that made the images even more unique. If you love to draw with your kids this is a book that will really help you get better at drawing!

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Book Review - Joyful Courage: Calming the Drama and Taking Control of Your Parenting Journey

Joyful Courage: Calming the Drama and Taking Control of Your Parenting Journey



About the Book

Alongside all of the joy comes an emotional freight train full of challenges and frustration. Your child can instantly trigger strong emotional reactions that leave you feeling angry and out of control. What if you didn’t respond so emotionally every time? What if you could learn to be more present to the experience you were having? Might you begin to feel like a better parent?

Joyful Courage: Calming the Drama and Taking Control of Your Parenting Journey helps parents navigate the roller coaster of parenting to reveal:


  • How identifying your body’s physical reaction to stress is the first step to taking control of your parenting.
  • Why our past experiences add to the conflict with our kids and what to do about it.
  • Real-life stories from parents riding the emotional freight train.
  • The Three B’s method to change your reactions anytime, anywhere.
  • How to grow your relationship with all of the people that you love.


From toddler to teenagers, Joyful Courage is the practical and thoughtful resource for parents to navigate the challenge of raising children while choosing to be connected and engaged. Parents can learn how to be their best for their families with Joyful Courage.


My Take on the Book
I have been impressed with what Casey has created over the years and this new book encapsulates some of the main tenets that she has been teaching for years. Her philosophy on parenthood is one that all parents can follow. In this book she really brings you through the ups and downs of parenthood. She brings in practical advice that any parent can use. The book, while short has a ton of real life scenarios along with her own experiences to help you on your own parenting journey. I found myself seeing myself in a lot of the scenarios that were presented in the book. The book makes you see your own parenting journey in a new way and by the end you are able to leave the end of the book with some great tips that will start you down a new path of parenting.


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Friday, August 30, 2019

Book Review - A Girl's Guide to Kicking Goals: body image - social media - workouts - recipes

A Girl's Guide to Kicking Goals: body image - social media - workouts - recipes



About the Book
As teenage models, Laura Henshaw and Steph Claire Smith know exactly what it feels like to grow up in a media savvy world which makes growing up far more complicated. Having traded in skinniness for feeling great through fitness and a balanced diet, Laura and Steph’s book A Girl’s Guide to Kicking Goals traces their journey towards finding balance, happiness and self-acceptance in a digital world.

In the first chapter, Our Journeys, Steph and Laura narrate their unique journeys, from childhood to high school to their careers. They address pertinent issues such as eating disorders, beauty standards and the influence of social media.

The second chapter, Being Social, examines social media. Laura and Steph stress the importance of making social media a positive space, and avoiding traps that many girls fall into, such as conflating reality and online life and needlessly comparing themselves to others.

Steph and Laura talk about Beating the Bullies in the third chapter, and Your Body Changes, describes the natural changes girls go through at puberty and offers methods of coping with this turbulent time. Steph and Laura also offers pointers on maintaining loving, healthy relationships, both romantically and with family and friends, as well as how to manage time, including setting aside time to relax to reduce stress.

Later chapters discuss how to Find Your Career Path, Exercise, and lastly, You Are What You Eat, which includes healthy yet delicious recipes to go with your new exercise regime that is tailored to you. From Brekkie cups, which are packed with eggs, bacon and goat’s cheese and Legendary lamb salads to Trixy bikkies, Steph and Laura have savory and sweet recipes that are suitable for everyone.



My Take on the Book
This is a book that has a bit of everything for all girls. The book is filled with practical tips that will help your teen to better understand themselves but also the things that they can do to prepare for their futures. As a father of two girls I really appreciated how in-depth the book was but also the amount of great advice that the book offers as well. If you have a teenage daughter this is a book I would highly recommend!

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Book Review - Grit and Grace: Uncommon Wisdom for Inspiring Leaders Designed to Make You Think

Grit and Grace: Uncommon Wisdom for Inspiring Leaders Designed to Make You Think



About the Book
Grit & Grace is a collection of quotes, stories and sage advice from female trailblazers, creatively designed to inspire modern-day leaders.

Powerful words from groundbreakers like Marie Curie and Susan B. Anthony have moved and motivated us for generations. Today, many more women and girls are leading the way across all walks of life. From the authors of the breakout inspirational book Beautifully Said comes Grit & Grace, a showcase of the brilliant minds, innovative careers, and fascinating backstories of female leaders. You'll find world-famous and less-visible changemakers, including Nobel winners, CEOs and pop stars...plus, an artisan ice cream maker, police chief, bishop, orchestra conductor and cruise ship captain.

Grit & Grace is the perfect companion for dreaming up fresh possibilities and translating vision into action. Its pages pair sourced quotations with the uncommon stories of a host of remarkable women, readying today's leaders to imagine new futures. Plus, it's stylishly designed so readers can creatively share what inspires them. The book makes a meaningful gift for sisters, daughters, friends, teammates, teachers, colleagues, newly minted grads, and the other dreamers and doers in your life.

Among the 90 legendary and contemporary groundbreakers featured...
Bessie Coleman
Jane Goodall
Vera Wang
Tina Fey
Reese Witherspoon
Meghan Markle
Amal Clooney
Ava DuVernay
Kathryn Sullivan
Venus Williams
Beatrix Potter
Diana Vreeland
Anita Roddick
Clara Barton
Katharine Graham
Dolores Huerta
Rose Marcario
Courtney Banghart
Christiana Figueres
Jeni Britton Bauer


My Take on the Book
This is a great book that brings in quotes from famous and not so famous women that have done something with their life. This book really allows any girl or woman to get inspired from the words and actions of these people. I gave this book to my oldest daughter who has just entered high school. My hope is that it will inspire her to make the most of high school and her life beyond. When I gave this to her I was impressed to see that she started reading it right away. She even started showing the book to some of her friends, which is definitely a sign that it has made an impact. My daughter loves to find quotes that are meaningful to her and she found many in this book. This is the type of book you can give as a gift and it keeps on giving!

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Book Review - So Here I Am: Speeches by great women to empower and inspire

So Here I Am: Speeches by great women to empower and inspire



About the Book
Discover the inspiring voices that have changed our world, and started a new conversation.

The first dedicated collection of seminal speeches by women from around the world, So Here I Am is about women at the forefront of change—within politics, science, human rights, and media; discussing everything from free love, anti-war, scientific discoveries, race, gender, and women's rights.

From Emmeline Pankhurst's "Freedom or Death" speech and Marie Curie's trailblazing Nobel lecture, to Michelle Obama speaking on parenthood in politics and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza's stirring ode to black women, the words collected here are empowering, engaging, and inspiring.

New Yorker writer Anna Russell introduces each speech with a concise bio of the remarkable woman who delivered it. Paired with powerful illustrations from Camila Pinheiro, the unique personality of each woman is brought to vivid life. A pink ribbon keeps your place in the book.

This anthology of outspoken women throughout history is essential reading for anyone who believes that change is not only possible, it is necessary.

The women: Elizabeth I; Fanny Wright; Maria Stewart; Angelina Grimké; Sojourner Truth; Victoria Woodhull; Sarah Winnemucca; Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Mary Church Terrell; Ida B. Wells; Countess Markievicz; Marie Curie; Emmeline Pankhurst; Nellie McClung; Jutta Bojsen-Møller; Emma Goldman; Nancy Astor; Margaret Sanger; Virginia Woolf; Huda Sha'arawi; Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti; Eva Perón; Helen Keller; Eleanor Roosevelt; Shirley Chisholm; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Sylvia Rivera; Simone Veil; Indira Gandhi; Margaret Thatcher; Ursula K. Le Guin; Barbara McClintock; Corazon C. Aquino; Naomi Wolf; Severn Cullis-Suzuki; Wilma Mankiller; Toni Morrison; Hillary Clinton; Wangari Maathai; J.K. Rowling; Angela Merkel; Sheryl Sandberg; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Asmaa Mahfouz; Manal al-Sharif; Julia Gillard; Malala Yousafzai; Emma Watson; Jane Goodall; Michelle Obama; Gloria Steinem; Beatrice Fihn; Alicia Garza; Maya Lin.



My Take on the Book
As a father of a daughter I was so happy to give this to my daughters to read. There are so many inspirational women in this book and their words are powerful. The book is one that my oldest liked reading and learning from. I found her reading it when I was not looking and she did not want to put it down. The speeches are definitely empowering for women and ones that all women can learn from. I would say that men can learn from these amazing women too! This is a book I highly recommend!

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Book Review - Mindfulness for Students: Embracing Now, Looking to the Future

Mindfulness for Students: Embracing Now, Looking to the Future



About the Book

Life can be tough. With so many decisions to make at such a critical time, it’s easy to feel weighed down. What’s more, there is the pressure to gain good grades, to find a good job, to be a good person. Your mind may feel clogged up with no way to filter your circulating thoughts and pressures. From a young age we are taught the significance of a solid education and a fruitful career, yet with such an emphasis on academic and monetary success we often fail to prioritise a healthy mind and body. It is essential to know how to deal with life’s many challenges; Mindfulness for Students will help you.

Through insightful ideas and personal anecdotes, this book will introduce you to the many benefits and applications of mindfulness - from mindful breathing, eating, exercising, sleeping, studying and communicating. There will be opportunities within each chapter to have a go at mindful meditations ranging from three to twenty minutes. There is no right or wrong approach, just what works for you. Mindfulness is a way of being, and this book will help you lay the foundations for a mindful future. Choose to be mindful and live your life in the moment, living fully and wholeheartedly, aware of self and others.



My Take on the Book
This is a great book. As someone that has a high school students this is a book that has so many practical tips to follow to help you not only understand mindfulness, but also better work to master mindfulness techniques. Throughout the book there are personal experiences shared that will help the reader better understand how stress and anxiety impacted the author and how through these techniques she was able to better master her own body and from that her life. This is a great book to quiet down the noisy world and to help build more resources to survive high school and beyond!

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Book Review - The Okay Witch

The Okay Witch



About the Book

Sabrina the Teenage Witch meets Roller Girl in this hilarious, one-of-a-kind graphic novel about a half-witch who has just discovered the truth about herself, her family, and her town and is doing her best to survive middle school now that she knows everything!

Magic is harder than it looks.

Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she’s about to discover that witches aren’t just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder’s Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centuries-old history of witch drama. And, surprise: Moth’s family is at the center of it all! When Moth’s new powers show up, things get totally out-of-control. She meets a talking cat, falls into an enchanted diary, and unlocks a hidden witch world. Secrets surface from generations past as Moth unravels the complicated legacy at the heart of her town, her family, and herself.

In this spellbinding graphic novel debut, Emma Steinkellner spins a story packed with humor and heart about the weird and wonderful adventures of a witch-in-progress.



My Take on the Book
This was such a funny book. As a fan of Sabrina the Teenage Witch when I was a kid, I wanted to share this with my daughter. When we started to read this she commented that it was like the graphic novel Roller Girl. This was a fun book that allows you to see the main character going through a lot of funny situations as she learns about her family's history but also learns about her new powers too. This is a coming of age story that has a ton of heart!

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Book Review - Dragon Masters: The Land of the Spring Dragon

Dragon Masters: The Land of the Spring Dragon



About the Book
Drake's kingdom is in trouble -- a terrible earthquake has destroyed Bracken's crops! A magical Spring Dragon has the power to save the kingdom and regrow the crops, but he lives deep inside a secret fairy world. To find the Spring Dragon, Drake must pass a series of tests given by a Dragon Master named Breen. But the fairy world is full of confusing tricks and mysterious riddles! Can Drake save his kingdom?



My Take on the Book
Such a fun series with great characters and a great story. If you have not read the other books in the series, this is still a great story that you will definitely be able to follow without reading all of the others. If you have read the others you have a great understanding of the story and will love seeing the adventure that they go on and the tests that they have to pass to try and save his kingdom.

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Book Review - Star Wars: Jedi Academy: Attack of the Furball

Star Wars: Jedi Academy: Attack of the Furball



About the Book

The Christina Starspeeder saga continues in this laugh-out-loud epic froom author Amy Ignatow and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka in the New York Times bestselling series, Star Wars: Jedi Academy!

As told through a mix of comics, doodles, and journal entries, it's a new year at Jedi Academy! Christina Starspeeder made it through her first year at the advanced Jedi Academy . . . Barely . . . And year two isn't looking any easier! Christina still apprentices under Jedi Master Skia Ro while enduring the non-stop sass from droid Q-13. But this year, she has to balance her studies with constant travel, accompanying Skia Ro on non-stop trips to new worlds full of cool creatures. And those cool creatures are the start of all Christina's problems this year.

When working on the planet Cholganna, Christina falls in love with a baby nexu - a cat-like creature who's fluffiness is impossible to resist. But when she sneaks the nexu - named "Fluffernut" - back into the dorms, Christina slowly begins to realize why it's never a good idea to take wild animals for pets. Fluffernut begins growing and growing - she'll eventually grow to be 14 feet long and 3 feet tall! Plus, she's chewing up EVERYTHING in sight. And if that weren't bad enough, a mysterious bounty hunter seems to be on her trail, trying to steal Fluffernut back. Can Christina escape this jam without getting thrown out of Jedi Academy? Or will this be the end of her Jedi Academy career?



My Take on the Book
What a great addition to the series of books. I love the humor, the characters and more.  This book was such a great book that brought together characters that you know but also new ones too. I have to say that this was as good as others and in some ways it was even better. The book was a mix of humor, adventure, drama and a bit more and the book was one that would highly recommend to all!

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Book Review - Bone Talk

Bone Talk



About the Book
Samkad lives deep in the Philippine jungle, and has never encountered anyone from outside his own tribe before. He's about to become a man, and while he's desperate to grow up, he's worried that this will take him away from his best friend, Little Luki, who isn't ready for the traditions and ceremonies of being a girl in her tribe. But when a bad omen sends Samkad's life in another direction, he discovers the brother he never knew he had. A brother who tells him of a people called "Americans." A people who are bringing war and destruction right to their home... A coming-of-age story set at the end of the 19th century in a remote village in the Philippines, this is a story about growing up, discovering yourself, and the impact of colonialism on native peoples and their lives.



My Take on the Book
This was an action packed book that really keeps you on the edge of your seat. I found that I loved following along this coming of age story in an environment so foreign to my own experience. The book was one that shows characters that explore what it means to have strong friendship and even how that friendship lasts after their country is invaded. The book is one that you will not want to put down!

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Book Review - Rose Coffin

Rose Coffin


About the Book
A startlingly original magical adventure that gives the phrase "unlikely hero" a whole new meaning.

Rose Coffin can't win. She's teased for her secondhand clothes. She's teased for blushing all the time. And she's teased for slipping into song at inopportune moments, though that's the only thing that keeps her panic at bay.

After a particularly mortifying incident, Rose escapes to the woods where she's captured by a group of otherworldly creatures. They take her to Eppersett-a magical, eerily beautiful place where cemeteries are full of dead dreams, moving castles roll along on tracks, and most shocking of all . . . people seem to love Rose at first sight. They tell her that she's "the one they've been waiting for. The one who's going to save them." An evil force called the Abomination is on the loose, and there's only one thing powerful enough to stop it-her voice.

There's just one catch. Rose hasn't been brought to Eppersett to fight the Abomination.

She's going to be sacrificed to it. She's the chosen one all right . . . the one who's been chosen to die.

In this startlingly original fantasy, M.P. Kozlowsky takes readers on a journey like no other-an adventure that'll transform everything you thought you knew about friendship, love, and the true power of finding your voice.



My Take on the Book
This was such a fun story that brings together magic, fantasy and more while following the growth of Rose as she has to fight for her life but also goes through a fight to find herself. This is definitely a coming of age book, while she is learning about a new world, and fighting to stay alive. This was a book that really moves, and you will be wanting to see what comes next, as I know that I did! This is a book that really flies as you read through it and in the end I was wanting more of these great characters!

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Book Review - Kondo & Kezumi Visit Giant Island

Kondo & Kezumi Visit Giant Island



About the Book
Kondo is big. Kezumi is little. They lived on an island with fruit trees and berry bushes and flitter-birds and fluffle-bunnies.

When a surprise bottle washes ashore, they discover a map with a mysterious message: WE ARE NOT ALONE. Kezumi wants to follow the map and explore the world. Kondo wants to stay home and pick fruit from the fruit tree and berries from the berry bushes. But once Kezumi builds the perfect boat, the best friends set sail together to see . . . well, they don't know!

So begin the adventures of Kondo and Kezumi, where islands of cheese and giant mountains await. Rising stars David Goodner and Andrea Tsurumi team up for this three-book illustrated chapter-book series filled with charming quirks and unexpected discoveries. Get ready to set foot on uncharted territory with classic themes of friendship, community, and exploration.

My Take on the Book
What a great book that brings in so many messages of friendship and community. The book itself, while short was so much fun to read with my daughter and because of the messages that were included within the book, I found that the book really opened up some great lines of communication between my daughter and I in regards to the topics that I mentioned. The book also has great illustrations that draw you further into the book page after page. All-in-all this was a fun book for the whole family.

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Book Review - Wings of Fire: The Poison Jungle

Wings of Fire: The Poison Jungle



About the Book

The New York Times bestselling series continues with a thrilling revelation -- brand-new tribes of dragons!

Some secrets are deadly.

It's no secret that Sundew wants to destroy the HiveWings. It's her life's mission to exact revenge on the tribe that tried to wipe out the LeafWings and ripped every tree from the surface of Pantala.

Every tree, that is, except the wild and dangerous Poison Jungle, where the surviving LeafWings have been hiding since the war. Hiding, plotting, and waiting for a dragon like Sundew, who is uniquely qualified to bring down the Hives.

There are dark secrets in the jungle, though-some that Sundew is keeping, and some that she's only just beginning to discover. And now that a new war is upon them, Sundew and her friends must unearth the oldest secret in the jungle-even if what they find has the power to destroy them all.



My Take on the Book
This is a book that is filled with adventure but also with a great line of characters that keep the book moving from beginning to end. The book is action packed, filled with suspense as you follow the journey of Sundew as she works to have revenge on a warring tribe The book itself is full of great characters and the author has done a great job of flushing out the characters to show not only the bonds that tie some but also the animosity that fall among others. This book is a thrill ride from beginning to end and definitely one that you will want to miss.


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Book Review - Long Ago, On a Silent Night

Long Ago, On a Silent Night




About the Book
The miracle of Christmas comes alive in this luminous celebration of unconditional love and the joy and hope and promise in every child from Printz Honor recipient Julie Berry!

Long ago, in a dusty barn, a mother took a child in her arms, wrapped him snug, made his bed in the hay. He was her gift that Christmas Day. There's no sweeter gift than a life so new. My best gift, little one, is you.

In this poignant and lyrical story by Printz Honor recipient Julie Berry, the miracle of Christmas and the promise in every new child come together in a luminous celebration of unconditional love and hope. With tender, incandescent illustrations by Annie Won, the wonder of the nativity story and the marvel of every baby come alive in a wholly extraordinary book for families everywhere.

A special, beautiful keepsake storybook to read, share, and cherish every Christmas season with the ones you love.




My Take on the Book
What a beautiful story with amazing images throughout. This is a wonderful story that brings the Christmas story out in a new way. While the story may be known, the images tell the story in a new way. The pictures truly make the story come alive! You will want to see this new telling of a story so many know!


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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Book Review - The Last Firehawk: The Battle for Perodia

The Last Firehawk: The Battle for Perodia



About the Book

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

The time has come to fight for the enchanted land of Perodia! Tag, Skyla, and Blaze call on their friends to help them in the battle against the powerful vulture Thorn. Blaze will finally learn how to use the magical Ember Stone... but will its magic be strong enough to defeat Thorn and his army of spies? Get ready for an epic battle in this newest installment of The Last Firehawk!



My Take on the Book
This was a book full pf great characters and adventure. This is the biggest battle with Thorn yet. The three friends have to bring together a band of people to put the Ember Stone back together to be able to defeat Thorn. The book keeps you on the edge of your seat wondering whether they will defeat Thorn or not. There are some epic battles and you will definitely want to root for the good guys all the way through this great book. By the end of this you will want to read more, that's for sure!


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Book Review - Elements of Genius: Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray

Elements of Genius: Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray



About the Book

Ocean's 11 meets Spy School in this hilarious illustrated middle-grade series featuring the world's greatest minds.

"Let the official record show that, I, Nikki Tesla, did not intend to destroy the world."

There are only so many times a kid can invent an instrument of global destruction without getting grounded. So when Nikki's death ray accidentally blows up her bedroom (if you can call a pet ferret with an itchy trigger finger an accident), she's sent to the only place that can handle her. Genius Academy is a school for history's greatest brains. Leo da Vinci? Charlotte Darwin? Bert Einstein? All extraordinary. Yet even among her fellow prodigies, Nikki feels like an outsider thanks to a terrible secret she can't let anyone discover. Ever.

But when her death ray is stolen, Nikki must stop worrying about fitting in and learn to play nice with her new classmates. Because it doesn't take a genius to track a thief around the world, outwit the authorities, and keep a French fry-fanatic ferret happy. It takes all of them.



My Take on the Book
WOW, this was a book that was a thrill ride from beginning to end. You get a mix of action, adventure, suspense, mystery, humor and more in this book. While it was written for tweens, I have to say that even as an adult I found it to be an enjoyable read. The characters were ones that were developed well and they really know their stuff. They are based on real people who were geniuses, so even better, right?

We loved all of the twists and turns in the book as it kept you guessing and on the edge of your seat. It is a quick story and in the end you do get some closure that makes you want more! This is definitely a book I would recommend to all!

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