Tag Archives: adventure

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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Puss In Boots – Or Bossy Boots

Book Review : Puss in Boots Timeless Fairy Tales #6 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Though she dreams of adventure, Gabrielle—a peasant girl—is given only a cat for her inheritance and is told she must marry, immediately. So when … Continue reading

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A Darker Shade Of Magic – Would You Want To Live In A Magical London?

Book Review : A Darker Shade Of Magic By V.E. Schwab Spoiler Alert! Summary Kell is one of the last travelers–magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes connected by one magical city. There’s Grey London, dirty and boring, … Continue reading

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The King’s Traitor – Do You Think You Know The Ending? And Everything In-Between?

Book Review : The King’s Traitor The Kingfountain Series By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary Against all odds, Owen Kiskaddon grew from frightened boy to confident youth to trusted officer in the court of Kingfountain—and watched its regent, Severn Argentine, grow ever … Continue reading

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Chasing Vermeer – A Tween Da Vinci Code?

Book Review : Chasing Vermeer By Blue Balliett Illustrated by Brett Helquist Spoiler Alert! Summary When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Benedict Society – The Children Must Save The World

Book Review : The Mysterious Benedict Society By Trenton Lee Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary “Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?” Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Legacy – A Science Fiction Series Worthy of Asimov

Book Review : Sword of the Lamb The Phoenix Legacy series By M.K. Wren e-book Spoiler Alert! (New ebook cover) (Book 2, Original Cover) (Book 3, Original Cover – which I think is more fun) Summary In the 33rd Century, a vast … Continue reading

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