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The Killing Fog – Will It Come For You?

The Killing FogThe Grave Kingdom By Jeff Wheeler Spoiler Alert! Summary The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Kingfountain series conjures an epic, adventurous world of ancient myth and magic as a young woman’s battle with infinite evil begins. Survivor of … 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 False Prince” – An Adventure Series For Young Adults

Book Review: The False Prince By Jennifer A. Nielsen Spoiler Alert! Summary      The False Prince is the thrilling first book in a brand-new trilogy filled with danger and deceit and hidden identities that will have readers rushing breathlessly to the … Continue reading

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“The Wolves of Willoughby Chase”- Who Couldn’t Love A Novel With Wolves and Orphans?

Book Review: The Wolves of Willoughby Chase By Joan Aiken Spoiler Alert! Summary Wicked wolves and a grim governess threaten Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia when Bonnie’s parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage. Left in the care of … Continue reading

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“Bloody Jack” – What Level Of Sexual Content Is Appropriate In A Young Adult Novel?

Book Review : Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer Spoiler Alert! Mary Faber is thrust on the streets as an orphan when her parents and sister die. Her clothes are stolen and then she is taken in by the Charlie the … Continue reading

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“The Emerald Atlas” – The Children Must Save the World Again

Book Review : The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens Spoiler Alert! Kate as a small child was promised that her parents would come back and was given the responsibility to keep her siblings safe. Kate, Michael and Emma have been … Continue reading

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