Reviews and Blog Posts: adventure

Elissa's quest

by Erica F Verrillo

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Elissa has lived in the valley with the healing woman for her whole life. She does not know who her parents were and Nana has never spoken of them. Elissa has learned not to ask questions about her past, so it is shock when her father, a nobleman, turns up...

Into the Wild

by Sarah Beth Durst

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Julie's mom is Rapunzel, her brother is Puss n Boots. They're having dinner tonight with Snow's Seven. Living with fairy tale characters in the modern world is tough. Even harder is keeping The Wild under Julie's bed and out of power. The Wild is a powerful, magical world that wants...

Girl at sea

by Maureen Johnson

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Clio's father is an adventurer and a charmer, but the qualities that make him fun are the same qualities that make him difficult. Out of the blue, her dad wants Clio to join him on a yacht in the Mediterranean for the summer. Clio has just accepted a job at...

Epic

by Conor Kostick

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On the planet of New Earth, a computer game, Epic, was created to provide an emotional outlet for the displaced people of Earth. Now, Epic seems more real than life away from the screen. Erik and his friends spend all of their time playing Epic. One day, Erik decides to...

Shield of stars

by Hilari Bell

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Weasel is a former pickpocket trying to reform as a clerk for Justice Holis. Unfortunately, the justice's revolutionary ideas get both of them thrown in jail. Weasel lucks out and is locked up with a very resourceful girl named Arisa who helps him escape from the tower. Weasel knows that...

Un Lun Dun

by China Miéville

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Zanna and Deeba have just followed a walking umbrella and discovered the world of UnLondon, a fantastic place full of amazing creatures--carnivorous (and hungry!) giraffes, pet milk cartons, fighting trashcans called the Binja, and the Smog, which is trying to take control of the city. Zanna is hailed by the...

Dragon slippers

by Jessica Day George

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Creel is an orphan who is sacrificed to a dragon by her aunt, who hopes a rich knight or prince will come rescue her. The dragon is not interested in eating people, though, so Creel bargains with the dragon for a treasure in exchange for saving him from the knight....

Kiki Strike : inside the shadow city

by Kirsten Miller

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The story follows a group of girls with spy power skills as they navigate an old city under New York and fight crime. It couldn't get any better - with tips on disguises, how to tell if someone's lying to you, and self-defense, this is a sure-fire winner. I loved...

The ghost in the Tokaido Inn

by Dorothy Hoobler

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Seikei is the son of a merchant but he wishes he could be a samurai. In medieval Japan, one cannot change the social class he was born into, so all Seikei can do is dream. When Seikei witnesses suspicious events surrounding a robbery at an inn, he helps the high-ranked...

Tattoo

by Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn) Barnes

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Bailey, Delia, Annabelle, and Zo went to the mall on a Friday afternoon looking for outfits for the big dance. They came away with temporary tattoos and more trouble than they could have imagined. With the tattoos came powers, powers that they soon realize they must use to fight the...

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