Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Moon Over Manifest” – Who Has Hope?

Book Review : Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool Spoiler Alert! Summary Gideon Tucker has always managed to provide for himself and his daughter, Abilene, even though times are tough in 1936. Then he decides he needs to take on … Continue reading

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“The Enchantress” – The Final Installment in the Series

Book Review : The Enchantress {The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel}                                                         … Continue reading

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“This Dark Endeavor” – The Road to Madness

Book Review : This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel Spoiler Alert! Konrad and Victor Frankenstein are twins growing up with their cousin, Elizabeth and friend Henry having wonderful childhood adventures. By accident Elizabeth discovers a secret door that leads to … Continue reading

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“Garment of Shadows” – Historical Fiction in Morocco

Book Review : Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King Spoiler Alert! Mary Russell wakes up in a strange room, in clothing that does not belong to her, with a few odds and ends in a pocket and without her … Continue reading

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“Insurgent” – A Sequel That is Full of Fire

Book Review : Insurgent by Veronica Roth Spoiler Alert! Conflict between the factions is raging. Erudite is vying for power and control in the government. Countless Abnegation have died, including Tris’s parents, at the hands of the mind-controlled Dauntless. Amity … Continue reading

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“Nobody’s Princess” – Historical Mythology in Epic Form

Book Review : Nobody’s Princess by Esther Friesner Spoiler Alert! Clytemnestra weaves, embroiders and pines away for getting married. Helen isn’t anything like her twin sister. She has determined she never wants to marry, would like to go on heroic … Continue reading

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“Rowan of Rin” – An Adventure for Young Readers

Book Review : Rowan of Rin by Emily Rodda Spoiler Alert! Rowan’s father died in an accident while saving his family’s lives. Rowan is reluctant to be with others and is frightened of everything. The bukshah are gentle animals that … Continue reading

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“The Demigod Diaries” – A Collection of Short Stories

Book Review : The Demigod Diaries by Rick Riordan and Haley Riordan Spoiler Alert! The young demigod’s life is difficult and often short-lived. Whether your parent is from the Greek or Roman gods you have been born into trouble. With … Continue reading

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“The Importance of Being Seven” – Why Do We Love Bertie?

Book Review : The Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! The characters of Edinburgh are out in full force. Pat is hoping to find a boyfriend instead of her friend who is a boy. Matthew and … Continue reading

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A New Catagory

After talking to a friend, who was looking for something new to read here at Tales Untangled, I have decided to add a new category titled “All Time Favorites”. This category is meant to represent my pure enjoyment of a … Continue reading

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