Roni

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Name: Roni Harley
Date registered: February 16, 2013

Latest posts

  1. No Promises in the Wind by Irene Hunt — November 12, 2015
  2. Max the Mighty — November 12, 2015
  3. Freak the Mighty — November 12, 2015
  4. Hacker by Ted Dekker — November 12, 2015
  5. What Roni is Reading… — November 12, 2015

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Nov 12

No Promises in the Wind by Irene Hunt

 Author: Irene Hunt Title: No Promises in the Wind ISBN: 978-0425182802 Available at: Amazon, B&N , Goodreads Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Family Friendliness: 3 of 5 Amazon synopsis: A fifteen-year-old boy struggles to survive and come to terms with inner conflicts in the desperate world of the Depression. Roni’s Review: This book makes the reader really …

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Nov 12

Max the Mighty

 Author: Rodman Philbrick Title: Max the Mighty ISBN: 978-0590579643 Available at: Amazon, B&N , Goodreads Overall rating: 4 of 5 Family Friendliness: 2 of 5 Amazon Synopsis: This is the dramatic, heart-wrenching tale of Max (from Freak the Mighty) and Worm, two outsiders who turn to each other for survival. Roni’s Review: Okay, so some people love …

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Nov 12

Freak the Mighty

 Author: Rodnman Philbrick Title: Freak the Mighty ISBN:  978-0439286060 Available at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads Overall rating: 5 of 5 Family Friendliness: 3 of 5 Amazon synopsis: Two boys – a slow learner stuck in the body of a teenage giant and a tiny Einstein in leg braces – forge a unique friendship when they pair …

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Nov 12

Hacker by Ted Dekker

 Author: Ted Dekker Title: Hacker (Outlaw Chronicals) ISBN: 978-1617952753 Available at: Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Goodreads Overall Rating: 3 of 5 Family Friendliness: 2 of 5   Synopsis on Amazon: “My name is Nyah and I’m a hacker. I know things most people would never believe. Things that shouldn’t exist, but do. Seventeen year old Nyah Parks is a …

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Nov 12

What Roni is Reading…

I’m still in the process of reviewing Pelican Trees! That being said, life is busy, and I find my time split with other books as well: Johnny Tremain for school assigned stuff, Answers 1 for my youth group and Nursing Cheats (plus other nursing ones) as I seek to land my first nursing job. So …

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Jun 13

The Insignia Series by S.J. Kincaid (Audiobook)

Title: Insignia, Vortex, Catalyst Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe ISBN: 978-0062093004, 978-0062093035, 978-0062093059 (respectively) Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Family Friendliness: 3 of 5   Roni’s Review: These books are awesome! I really wish they make a movie of them as well. Lincoln Hoppe did yet another outstanding job with his narration. The overall rating is 5 of 5, because …

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Jun 13

Survive inside the Human Body Series by Gomdori co. and Hyun-dong Han (Educational Comics)

Title: Survive in the Human Body Series by Gomdori co. and Hyun-dong Han Overall: 5 of 5 Family Friendliness: 5 of 5 Roni’s Thoughts: This was a great series. I enjoyed it, even though the story line itself was not very complicated. It puts the anatomy and physiology in such easy terms, and makes it relevant …

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Jun 13

Wonder by R.J. Palacio (Audiobook)

Title: Wonder Author: R.J. Palacio Narrators: Diana Steele, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd ASIN: B0078XQPBA Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Family Friendliness: 4 of 5 Author’s Synopsis:  August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school – until now. He’s about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, …

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Jun 13

Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt (Audiobook)

Title: Okay for Now Author: Gary D. Schmidt Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe ASIN: B004V6ARZC Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Family Friendliness: 3 of 5 Author’s Synopsis:  As a 14-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him. So begins …

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Jun 13

Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt (Audiobook)

  Title: Wednesday Wars Author: Gary D. Schmidt Narrator: Joel Johnstone ASIN: B0013TOX50 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Family Friendliness: 3 of 5 Author Synopsis:  Holling Hoodhood is really in for it. He’s just started seventh grade with Mrs. Baker, a teacher he knows is out to get him. The year is 1967, and everyone has bigger …

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