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The Long Beach Public Library Summer Reading Club runs June 13 through August 2, 2014.
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Title
Animal Farm
Author
George Orwell
Review
It was okay. I got confused when the pigs started to act like humans. And when the "rules" kept changing to benefit the pigs.  Library Catalog
Rating
3
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Title
Witch Week
Author
Diana Wynne Jones
Review
I like this book. Witches are killed for being witches. This is a story of the adventures of witch orphans in a boarding school.
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Rating
4
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Title
the fault in our stars
Author
john green
Review
it was great. but it doesn't compare to the movie  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Title
Warriors
Author
Hunter, Erin
Review
Wonderful  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
ipad geekery
Author
Cuy Hart-Davis
Review
this is a great book for them who want to learn about the ipad  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
Double Fudge
Author
Judy Blume
Review
If you love money make sure you check this book out  Library Catalog
Rating
5
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Title
Elmo's Walk Into the Woods
Author
Naomi Kleinberg
Review
It's such a great flap book to find Elmo's animal friends. Very exciting to read to toddler age kids!  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Magazine
Author
Michael Hastings
Review
I always wondered why newsweek was unreadable and unbelievable. If you hate journalists this is good.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Title
Childern of the sea
Author
Igarashi Baisuke
Review
a girl sees a ghoust at the aqium that her dad works and meets 2 boys  Library Catalog
Rating
5
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Title
Shadow Kiss
Author
Richelle Mead
Review
The third book in the Vampire Academy series. Yet another great read, read it in one day as I have the other 2. Unpredictable story  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Illustrated Man
Author
Ray Bradbury
Review
The book involves many short stories that are drawn in the body of the main character. This book is excellent.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
City of Fallen Angels
Author
Cassandra Clare
Review
Fray is back after the Mortal war, and everything is peaceful until dead shadow hunters are found.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
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Title
Play Dead
Author
Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines Stepahns
Review
It's okay, but the climax isn't climatic.  Library Catalog
Rating
3
Title
John Barleycorn
Author
Jack London
Review
An autobiographical narrative about writing and alcohol  Library Catalog
Rating
3
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Title
Robert B Parker's Cheap Shot
Author
Ace Atkins
Review
Spenser is tough and so is this case. Thank you, Ace Atkins, for continuing the Spencer series. Excellent rendition of Parker's style and characterizations.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
Blue Blood
Author
Mellissa de la cruz
Review
vampire caled blue bloods and silver blood are hunting  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
A Horse of Her Own
Author
Annie Wekekind
Review
A very horsey story about a girl succeeding at the impossible  Library Catalog
Rating
3
Title
Fifty Shades Freed
Author
EL James
Review
The last of the trilogy and its funny tale; a happy ending  Library Catalog
Rating
5
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Title
Everlasting
Author
Kathleen E. Wooldiwiss
Review
It was a great book about loves that no matter where you are family and the people who love you would be there for you no matter what you do. It was the best book I have every read.  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Hunt for the Golden Book
Author
Geronimo Stilton
Review
One day Geronimo was dusting his bookshelf and he thought of trying to find the Golden Book. Well they say it exists, but he doesn't know what he needs to do to find it.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
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Title
Naruto Vol. 1
Author
Masashi Kishimoto
Review
It was okay, not as good as other mangas (both shounen and shoujo) I've read.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Title
Phantoms in the Snow
Author
Duble, Benner Kathleen
Review
I purchased this for my kids but changed my mind after reading it. It dealt with the 1940's and a young mans entry to war.  Library Catalog
Rating
4
Title
Escape from Mr Limoncello's Library
Author
Chris Grabenstein
Review
A fun kid's book with puzzles and a dream library to explore. Lots of ideas for new good books for kids to read too!  Library Catalog
Rating
5
Title
The Nightmare Encyclopedia
Author
Jeff Belanger and Kristen Dalley
Review
I didn't care for the book, I've read other dream books and they were more informative.   Library Catalog
Rating
1
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Title
Live to see tomorrow
Author
Iris Johansen
Review
Not like other Iris's books, this one doesn't have enough action and not enough suspense, but it's still a good story  Library Catalog
Rating
4