Tag Archives: violence

The Girl Who Drank The Moon – Did You Think This One Should Have Been A Newberry Award Winner?

Book Review : The Girl Who Drank The Moon                        Newberry Award Winner 2017 386 pages By Kelly Barnhill Spoiler Alert! Summary Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave … Continue reading

Posted in children's books, Newberry & Awarded Books, young adult book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Contact, In Her Name – Will You Want To Make Contact?

Book Review : First Contact In Her Name By Michael R. Hicks ebook Spoiler Alert! Summary Terran survey ship Aurora finds two habitable planets in an uncharted star system. But Aurora is disabled by gigantic alien warships and boarded by blue-skin females with fangs … Continue reading

Posted in grown up books reviewed | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Senrid” -If Kids Ruled The World

Book Review : Senrid By Sherwood Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary The kids on the good side are united in one thing: regarding Senrid as a villain. So what do you do when you’re fifteen, supposedly king of one of the most … Continue reading

Posted in young adult book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Calamity -How Does Sanderson Pull Together An Unlikely Premise?

Book Review : Calamity The Reckoners By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Summary When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole … Continue reading

Posted in All Time Favorites, grown up books reviewed, young adult book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shadow and Bone – An Intriguing Setting

Book Review : Shadow and Bone The Grisha #1 By Leigh Bardugo Spoiler Alert! Summary Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters … Continue reading

Posted in young adult book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prophecy – What Makes This Book A Standout?

Book Review : Prophecy The Dragon King Chronicles #1 By Ellen Oh Spoiler Alert! Summary Kira’s the only female in the king’s army, and the prince’s bodyguard. She’s a demon slayer and an outcast, hated by nearly everyone in her home … Continue reading

Posted in young adult book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hood – A Welsh Robin Hood?

Book Review : Hood King Raven By Stephen R. Lawhead e-book Spoiler Alert! Summary Robin Hood The Legend Begins Anew For centuries, the legend of Robin Hood and his band of thieves has captivated the imagination. Now the familiar tale takes … Continue reading

Posted in grown up books reviewed | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment