Posts Tagged "Candlewick Press"

The Agency: A Spy in the House by YS Lee

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Book Reviews, British Columbia | 0 comments

Summary: After her father is lost at sea and her mother dies, Mary Lang is left to fend for herself in 1850s London, England. Arrested and sentenced to hang, Mary is rescued by Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls and educated to be a lady. But the Academy is also the home of the Agency, a spy collective made up of well educated women and young ladies. When Mary is given the opportunity to be a part of the Agency, she takes it and quickly finds herself working as a companion to Angelica, a young woman from a rich family whose father may be involved in clandestine business affairs....

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Swim the Fly by Don Calame

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Book Reviews, British Columbia | 0 comments

Summary: Matt, Sean and Cooper are best friends who have a goal for their summer vacation: seeing a woman naked in real life. But when Matt volunteers to rescue his swim team by swimming the butterfly stroke race in competitions in order to impress a girl, his focus shifts. With a body built for freestyle swimming, it’s going to take everything he has to even complete the race let alone place in it. Fortunately Sean and Cooper’s ingenuity when it comes to achieving their summer goal also comes in handy with helping Matt get through the competitions one by one. It’s certain...

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Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-Jones

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Living on the street, Blink has his ways of finding the food and clothing he needs. On one of his food expeditions, he stumbles upon a hotel room key, thinking he’s hit the jackpot, until he finds out the room belonged to a man who has been abducted and his life becomes complicated. Caution is a teenage girl living with Merlin the drug dealer. She considers her life with him to be a worthy punishment for mistakes she has made in the past,¬†until she realizes he’s sleeping with someone else.¬†When Blink and Caution meet, it’s a rocky start, but their adventures...

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