Book Reviews

The Dead Gentleman

Author: Matthew Cody Genre: Steampunk, Action, Adventure POV: alternates between 1st and 3rd person Summary: Attention, thieves, scoundrels, and fearless adventures. The Dead Gentleman is a wild ride between parallel New York City timestreams 1901 and today. Eleven-year-old Tommy Learner is a street orphan and an unlikely protégé of the Explorers, a secret group dedicated… Continue reading The Dead Gentleman

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Firestar’s Quest

Author: Erin Hunter Genre: animal, fantasy Age: MG Summary: There have always been four clans in the forest. No, there are five. Firestar had been having dreams of strange cats that are part of Skyclan. The fifth clan that been cast out of the forest many seasons ago. Firestar and Sandstorm must go and find… Continue reading Firestar’s Quest

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Crookedstar’s Promise

Author: Erin Hunter Genre: fantasy POV: 3rd person limited Summary: From a young ages Crookedstar dreams of being clan leader. A mysteries cat visits his dreams and promise he can be clan leader if he promises to be loyal to his clan above all else, only to lose everyone he loves. Review: Like Yellowfang's Secret… Continue reading Crookedstar’s Promise

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Yellowfang’s Secret

Author: Erin Hunter Genre: fantasy POV: 3rd person limited Summary: Follow the story of Yellowfang’s life from a kit to a medicine cat. This is not just the whole backstory of Yellowfang but, also tell the story of Raggedstar, Russetfur, and yes Runningnose (I laugh every time I think of that name) and about every… Continue reading Yellowfang’s Secret

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Tiger: The five ancestors

Author: Jeff Stone Genre: Martial arts also known as wuxia Summary: Cangzhen temple is destroyed and all the monks are dead say for five young warrior monks. Each the youngest master of a fighting style.  Review:  Kong Fu fighting is awesome making this book awesome and entertaining. This is definitely a book for boys. There… Continue reading Tiger: The five ancestors

Book Reviews · Graphic Novels

The Three Thieves Vol one: Tower of Treasure

Author/Artist: Scott Chantler Genre: Fantasy Age: MG Summary: As an acrobat in a traveling circus, 14-year-old orphan Dessa Redd flies through the air with ease. Still, she is weighed down by troubling memories. But when her ragtag circus troupe pulls into the city of Kingsbridge, Dessa feels a tickle of hope. Maybe here in the… Continue reading The Three Thieves Vol one: Tower of Treasure

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City of Ghosts

Author: Victoria Schwab Genre: paranormal, adventure POV: 1st person  Summary: After a near death accident Cassidy (Cass) can now see ghosts and has a best friend as one. Cass can pull back the veil and enter the world of the dead. Her parents that are paranormal writers announce they are going to Edinburgh, Scotland to… Continue reading City of Ghosts

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Endling book one: The Last

Author: Katherine Applegate Genre: Fantasy Age: older MG POV: 1st person Summary: Byx is the youngest member of her dairne pack. Believed to possess remarkable abilities, her mythical doglike species has been hunted to near extinction in the war-torn kingdom of Nedarra. After her pack is hunted down and killed, Byx fears she may be… Continue reading Endling book one: The Last

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Author: Kelly Barnhill Genre: high fantasy,  Age: Children POV: 3rd person omniscient  Summary: Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. One year, Xan accidentally… Continue reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon