Friday, August 9, 2013

Fiction Friday (Finally)

        It's been a few Fridays but I am finally ready to tell you about one more of the SSYRA books before I go back to school on Monday.  This week I want to tell you about Floors by Patrick Carmen.  This book is super cute!  It is about a boy named Leo and his adventure as a resident and employee of the Whippet Hotel.  The Whippet is an extremely unique hotel in New York built by bajillionaire eccentric Merganzer Whippet.  Merganzer designed the hotel with wacky designs and tons of secrets after hearing his father's last words, "You will prosper in the field of wacky inventions."  This book is fun right from the start with interesting characters (I wouldn't want to meet all of them in real life but I liked reading about them).  Just in case you are looking for another reason to pick up this book, it's the first in the series.  This is a must read!!!

        If you are looking for more great reads don't forget to head over to Andrea's Reading for the Stars and Amanda's The Teaching Thief. 


  1. Sounds interesting! Maybe it will be on our battle list next year. I love that I get a sneak peak at so many books with your reviews of the SSYRAs. We always seem to be a year behind, but I sound knowledgeable because I'm all, "Oh yeah, I heard it was good." LOL! Thanks for linking up all summer. I always love reading your reviews.

    The Teaching Thief

    1. I hope that this one makes it your list next year :) It's cute. Thanks so much for providing the opportunity to share and read from others the great books that we found this summer. I hope that you have a "toad"ally awesome school year!!!

  2. Thanks so much for linking up all summer! I have really enjoyed reading about all of the SSYRA books! This book sounds like a lot of fun, so it is another book I will be grabbing from the library!

    So much fun! Have a wonderful first week back!

    Reading Toward the Stars

    1. Thank you so much for the well wishes- to you too (when the time arrives)!!! I have really enjoyed your blog and look forward to many more great things throughout the school year. :)