Reviews and Blog Posts: adventure

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...

Rash

by Pete Hautman

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It's the late 21st century, and things are different. Bo's father and brother are in prison, like 1/3 of the men in the new USSA. Offenses like road rage and verbal assault carry heavy sentences, and the prisoners do most of the work of running the country. Bo realizes that...

Shock point

by April Henry

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Cassie has recently found evidence that her stepfather has been giving the teens he treats an experimental psychiatric drug that causes them to have delusions, and caused at least 3 of them to commit suicide. Before she can go to the authorities with what she's discovered, Cassie finds herself handcuffed...

Surviving Antarctica : reality TV 2083

by Andrea White

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It's 2083, and the U.S. government has gone bankrupt. The only way to get a higher education is to be very rich or very lucky--you pay for school, or you win the lottery. Five lottery losers have been given a second chance at riches, by recreating Robert Scott's journey to...

Journey to the river sea

by Eva Ibbotson

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After being orphaned, Maia is sent to live with distant relatives who own a rubber plantation on the Amazon River in Brazil. She and her governess, Miss Minton, find living with Maia

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