Tag Archives: adventure

Book Review – The Nebula Secret by Trudi Truett

By Awnali Mills I’ve been taking a break from children’s books for a while, but this one came in and it looked pretty good, so I snuck it in my stack. Cruz is excited to be accepted into the Explorer … Continue reading

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Book Review: Endling: The Last by Katherine Applegate

By Awnali Mills Don’t mistake Byx for a dog—she isn’t one.  She’s a dairne, one of the six governing species of the world.  But the numbers of dairne have been dwindling.  Byx decides to go on a quest to find … Continue reading

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Book Review – Watchdog by Will McIntosh

By Awnali Mills In the future, Chicago is not a safe place for fraternal twins Vick and Tara.  Abandoned by their father, the twins started living on the roof of an abandoned building after their mother died.  They are just … Continue reading

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Book Review – Lily’s Mountain by Hannah Moderow

By Awnali Mills Lily’s father is a great outdoorsman, and he has taught his daughters well.  That is how Lily knows for sure that the reports of his death on Denali, North America’s tallest mountain, have to be wrong.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler

By Awnali Mills Mattie Marvelwood and her family all have very special talents.  Her father can create illusions, her mother can read the future, her brother Bell can disappear, and her little sister Tibby can float.  And Mattie?  Mattie can … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review – Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen

By Awnali Mills Walking on the beach one evening, Richard encounters Skink, an enormous, scruffy old man with a missing eye, a mysterious past, and buzzard beaks woven into his scraggly beard.  The two strike up a friendship, as they … Continue reading

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Book Review – Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

By Awnali Mills Alosa is the pirate king’s daughter.  She has her own ship, her own crew, and she’ll do absolutely anything to please her father.  So she doesn’t hesitate to let herself be captured by rival pirates in order … Continue reading

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