Category Archives: young adult book reviews

by default most of the books might be of greater interest to girls because we are girls

The Dragon and the Scholar – What Are the Moral Values Represented? Should We Question The Values In Novels? This post will review Dragon’s Curse, Dragon’s Debt, Dragon’s Rival and Dragon’s Bride

Book Review : Dragon’s Curse The Dragon and the Scholar #1 By H. L. Burke Spoiler Alert! Summary On her first assignment out of the Academy, young healer and scholar, Shannon Macaulay is summoned to the struggling kingdom of Regone to see … Continue reading

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Fields of Gold – The Romp of Steampunk In The Old West Continues

Book Review : Fields of Gold Magnificent Devices #12 e-book By Shelley Adina Spoiler Alert! Summary Book 12 in the Magnificent Devices steampunk series! If a wedding won’t stop a war, what will? Gloria Meriwether-Astor’s belief in doing the right thing has … Continue reading

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The Shattered Vigil – The Classic Battle Between Light and Dark

Book Review : The Shattered Vigil The Darkwater Saga #2 By Patrick W. Carr Spoiler Alert! Summary Victory over the dark forces during the feast of Bas-solas should have guaranteed safety for the continent. Instead, Willet and the rest of the Vigil … Continue reading

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The Shock of Night – Should This Be A Mainstream Fantasy Novel?

Book Review : The Shock of Night The Darkwater Saga #1 By Patrick W. Carr Spoiler Alert! Summary When one man is brutally murdered and the priest he works for mortally wounded on the streets of Bunard, Willet Dura is called … Continue reading

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The Screaming Staircase, Lockwood & Co. – Who Is The Intended Audience?

Book Review : The Screaming Staircase Lockwood & Co. #1 By Jonathan Stroud Spoiler Alert! Summary When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . For more than fifty years, the country has … Continue reading

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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate – Is The Wonder Of Science Found In Texas Again?

Book Review: The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate By Jacqueline Kelly Spoiler Alert! Summary Callie Vee, Travis, Granddaddy, and the whole Tate clan are back in this charming follow-up to Newbery Honor–winner The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Callie’s younger brother Travis keeps … Continue reading

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Maniac Mcgee – How Do You Become A Legend?

Book Review: Maniac Mcgee By Jerry Spinelli Spoiler Alert! Summary Jeffrey Lionel “Maniac” Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn’t made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight … Continue reading

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