Tag Archives: adventure

The Witch Boy

The basis premise of this book I that a boy wants to learn spells and other magic like witches, but boys are expected to become shift-shapers. Witches can only be girls. There is lots of adventure, fantasy, action, conflict and … Continue reading

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Marked

Marked is the sequel to the sci-fi novel Tracked.  The story features Phee, who just barely escapes from the city of Castra. But Cash, the leader of the rebellion and the prince of Bisera, is missing. Phee’s uncle James is dead. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Kiss

Hurricane Kiss is flying off the shelf and has a list of “holds” awaiting its return. The steamy black and white cover may be the initial draw, but the story itself keeps the teens reading through to the end. The … Continue reading

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A Hundred Hours of Night

This adventure centers on a 15 year old Dutch girl, Emilia, who steals her father’s credit card and flies to New York City to escape the scandal he has caused as her school. Her father, the headmaster, fell in love … Continue reading

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Into the Abyss

Into the Abyss is the second book in the dystopian series, Falls the Shadows. Reminiscent of The Hunger Games and Divergent, the story centers on Violet, a clone that replaced the dead two year old Violet years before. Filled with action, … Continue reading

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Boy Robot

Boy Robot is a fast paced adventure story of boy who until the age of 18 was a human, and is now a robot built as a weapon. As he tries to escape the soldiers who are hunting him, he … Continue reading

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Outrun the Moon

Outrun the Moon has so much to recommend it: Historic fiction, a Chinese-American school girl living in Chinatown overcoming all odds to attend a prestigious all white girls’ school, and the action and adventure of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. … Continue reading

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Binky: License to Scratch

Binky the cat and Gordie the dog are panicked as their humans pack suitcases for a trip.  Suitcases can only mean one thing – their humans are leaving them behind!  They are told not to worry, that they’ll be in … Continue reading

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Snorkeling With Sea-Bots!

Kolten goes out into the water for some snorkeling fun.  What he discovers is an underwater city of hard working robots whose job it is to keep the ocean running smoothly. I feel comic books and graphic novels are a … Continue reading

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The Path of Names

          Thirteen year old Dahlia has a summer camp experience like no other. As part of a bargaining agreement with her parents, she must attend Camp Arava for two weeks.  In trade she will then get … Continue reading

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Jacob Wonderbar for President of the Universe

Seventh grader, Jacob Wonderbar, has been nominated as President of the Universe by the     king of the planet Astral.  With the help of Sarah-Daisy and Dexter, the three friends set off for the planet Astral to begin an … Continue reading

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Case of the Deadly Desperados

  Synopsis:  In 1862, 12 year old P. K. Pinkerton discovers his foster parents murdered in their cabin near Virginia City.   He exhibits no grief because of his autism.  But he has the sense that his own life is in … Continue reading

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