• Fri. Jul 19th, 2024

Remarkable by Lizzie K Foley and Pirates!




If you’ve been around here a minute you know that I love me some pirates. LOVE! Any book with, for, or about pirates and I’m ALL over it! If you look at the pic above and look to the left of the book, you’ll see two tiny pirate ships. That’s cuz I’m in Aruba and apparently pirates love the Caribbean.

As much as I love pirates, you can imagine my surprise when I discovered that the book I’m reading for my tween book club contained lots of pirates and pirate talk! Here’s a blurb about it:

In the mountain town of Remarkable, everyone is extraordinarily talented, extraordinarily gifted, or just plain extraordinary. Everyone, that is, except Jane Doe, the most average ten-year-old who ever lived. But everything changes when the mischievous, downright criminal Grimlet twins enroll in Jane’s school and a strange pirate captain appears in town.

Thus begins a series of adventures that put some of Remarkable’s most infamous inhabitants and their long-held secrets in danger. It’s up to Jane, in her own modest style, to come to the rescue and prove that she is capable of some rather exceptional things.

Yeah that. This book is a sleeper, y’all! One of my tweenies suggested it, I don’t know where she heard about it (prolly her school librarian, so YAY!) but I’m so glad she suggested it to us. Remarkable is so fun and the names of the characters are a hoot too.

And pirates!

I can’t wait to hear what my tweens think of it in book club. I’ll report back…