Reviews by Category: Adrenaline

Teen Review
The Name of This Book Is Secret

The Name of This Book Is Secret

By Bosch, Pseudonymous
Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
The Quiet Starling
Jun 5, 2023

Two eleven-year-olds who are the primary protagonists of this story are searching for the reason behind the magician's demise. Ms. Mauvis and Dr. L, two enigmatic and terrible individuals, are attempting to learn this secret. Another eleven-year-old is abducted as they search for the truth. They now needed to learn what had happened to him and how to get away from the dangerous repercussions that awaited them.

Staff Review

We Rule the Night

By Claire Eliza Bartlett
Star Rating
★★★★

Rated by Anne G
May 31, 2023

We Rule the Night caught me completely off guard with its immersive fantasy historical fiction world and narrative of fierce women. People who like the concepts of living aircraft, military, wartime, and magic will enjoy this. There is also the idea of traitors thrown into the mix.

Teen Review
Top Gun Maverick

Top Gun- Maverick

By Joseph Kosinski
Star Rating
★★★

Rated by
Brayden P.
May 31, 2023

Top Gun Maverick follows the aftermath of the original Top Gun and we see Maverick go back to Top Gun and train the new up and coming pilots in the academy. They are training for a top secret mission that is extremely hard and requires no mistakes or it is over. Maverick has a lot of things in the past trying to weigh him down and this almost stops him.

Teen Review
Taken by Edward Bloor

Taken

By Edward Bloor
Star Rating
★★

Rated by
Anonymous
Mar 11, 2022

Taken by Edward Bloor is a mystery/fantasy novel that explores the idea of what the future will be like. It's the year 2030 and kidnapping is one of the most lucrative industries. Charity Meyers, a daughter of a rich family, the prime target for kidnapping, was taken from her family. Following standard procedure, she keeps calm and waits for her parents to pay the ransom. When things don’t go as planned, Charity finds herself in the center of a larger scheme.

Teen Review
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire

By Suzanne Collins
Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
Anna S.
Jan 11, 2022

In the second book of The Hunger Games series Katniss is dealing with the aftermath of surviving The Hunger Games. She is very glad to be back home but nothing feels quite right. People in district 12 are being beaten, she is supposed to get married soon, a rebellion is starting, and her relationship with Peeta is almost invisible. Katniss and Peeta need to truly convince the citizens of Panem that they are madly in love. Katniss is dealing with all of this when the Quarter Quell challenge is announced.

Teen Review
Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3

Star Rating
★★★

Rated by
Marrick N.
Jan 11, 2022

Tobey Maguire reprises his role as Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, made in 2007. In the third installment of the franchise, Peter must go through the motions of vengeance and remorse while dealing with 2 of his most grueling foes yet, Venom (Topher Grace) and Sandman (Thomas Haden Church).

Teen Review
Cover photo of the book The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

By Suzanne Collins
Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
Anna S.
Jan 3, 2022

In this gripping novel, Katniss Everdeen is a 16-year-old girl living in a hopeless world. Her father has passed away. Her family barely has enough food to survive. Then it gets even worse. Katniss’ sister Prim gets selected to be a part of The Hunger Games. Katniss takes her sister's place and has to fight for her life in a game of death. Katniss is competing in the Games when her fellow contender Peeta, also from District 12, expresses his fondness of her. How will Katniss balance the need to live for her family and the way she feels for Peeta?

Teen Review

Divergent

By Veronica Roth
Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
Shreya A.
Dec 29, 2021

Divergent is a heartwarming and heart wrenching fictional novel by Veronica Roth. This book is about a girl named Beatris (she goes by Tris).  Since she is sixteen she has to choose between the 5 factions, Candor the honest, Amity the peaceful, Abnegation the selfless, Dauntless the brave, and Erudite the smart. Tris finds out that she is divergent. She chooses Dauntless and trains to get a good ranking.

Teen Review
Spiderman Homecoming movie

Spider-Man Homecoming

Star Rating
★★★

Rated by
Marrick N.
Dec 20, 2021

Tom Holland plays Peter Parker in John Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming. After fighting with the Avengers and acquiring a new high-tech suit from Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Peter must return back to normal life. Living with his aunt May (Marisa Tomei), Peter must keep his identity a secret while trying to prove himself to be more than a friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man by facing his most threatening villain yet, the Vulture (Michael Keaton).

Teen Review
Spider-man 2

Spider-Man 2

Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
Marrick N.
Dec 16, 2021

Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker (Spider-Man) in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2, made in 2004. In the second installment of this franchise, Peter is torn on whether he should continue the mantle of Spider-Man, or put down the mask and pursue his love for Mary Jane (Kristen Dunst).His conflicts with his idol-turned villain, Dr. Otto Octavios (Alfred Molina), leaves him lost and makes him realize the struggle of living a double life.

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