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The Long Beach Public Library Summer Reading Club runs June 20 through August 8, 2015.
   Summer Reading 2015   
Thank you for participating in the Summer Reading Program!
Book Reviews
Title
Cat in the Hat
Author
Dr. Seuss
Review
This book is funny.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
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Title
Marvel Zombies: Destroy!
Author
Frank Marraffino and Peter David
Review
Both art and story are excellent. The plot is interesting and the story is fast-paced. The story and art style of this graphic novel feels like a horror movie, which is what I like about it.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Case of the Horrified Heirs
Author
Erle Stanley Gardner
Review
Perry Mason has 2 related cases to solve. Written in 1964, this 51 year old title is definitely dated. It is all action and no nuances.  Library Catalog
Rating
2
Title
The World's Most Haunted Places
Author
Jeff Belanger
Review
Love this book! Was always fascinated about haunted places in the world.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Library Catalog
Title
unbroken
Author
laura hillenbrand
Review
the story of Louis Zamperini, from beginnings in Torrance, Ca as a wild youth, to Olympic athelete and POW in WWII. Then marriage, family, alcoholism, PTSO, reborn Christian and becoming a billy graham motivational speaker.  Library Catalog
Rating
3
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Title
Prisoner's Dilemma
Author
William Poundstone
Review
I enjoyed this book. I share the premise of the "Prisoner's Dilemma" with family and friends. It made for a lively discussion.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Library Catalog
Title
Darth Bane Rule of Two
Author
Drew Karpyshyn
Review
Bane trains Zannah so that she may succede him  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Library Catalog
Title
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Author
JK Rowling
Review
Love this book! Read it many times! Never gets boring....  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Berenstain Bears Come Clean for School
Author
Jan & Mike Berenstain
Rating
5
Title
THE GREEN MILE
Author
STEPHEN KING
Review
LOVED THE BOOK THE MOVIE NOT SO MUCH!!!  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Library Catalog
Title
The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw
Author
Christopher Healy
Review
Love this book series! I was so excited to see this latest book.   Library Catalog
Rating
5
Library Catalog
Title
Something Under the Bed is Drooling
Author
Bill Watterson
Review
I like reading Calvin and hobbes because its 9 TRILLION very's funny.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
Would you rather be a bullfrog
Author
Dr. Seuss
Rating
5
Title
BLACK NOTICE
Author
PATRICIA CROMWELL
Review
DELIGHTFUL!!!  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
Fat Chance
Author
Newman, Leslea
Review
A girl named Judi is struggling though a stage where she thinks she needs to be thin. Now she has bulimia thinks to Nancy Pratt.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Library Catalog
Title
the dress lodger
Author
sheri holman
Review
An interesting story set in England in the early 1830's. A young prostitute/pottery helper, a couple of doctors and a coholevavibrio epidemic. Lots of people die, but there is a potential happy ending.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Title
crazy love you
Author
unger
Review
kkkkkkkkkk  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Library Catalog
Title
People's Republic of China
Author
Wil Mara
Review
Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, language, sports, arts, religions, culture, and people of China.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
Main Street
Author
Sinclair Lewis
Review
This book is about a hidden treasure. It is about a young girl with big dreams and ideas about design and she marries and moves to a small town in the Midwest - she marries a country doctor.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
we like kite
Author
the bernestains
Review
it was showing how fly a kite.they got to mars  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Girl on the Train
Author
Paula Hawkins
Rating
5
Library Catalog
Title
Car Goes Far
Author
Michael Garland
Review
Nice book with a picture of a big red car. My son loved it.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
At First Sight
Author
Nicholas Sparks
Review
Fantastic story of love and loss  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Library Catalog
Title
The Great Gatsby
Author
Scott Fitzgerald
Review
A lovely profound novel that is full of symbolism that reveals the gap between the "old money" and the "new money" during the 1920s.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Title
Animals Helping to Keep the Peace
Author
Tamara Orr
Review
I liked this book because animals help people in the war and they protect a lot of men in the war. They do a lot of cool stuff that I like.  Library Catalog
Rating
5