Tag Archives: adventure

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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Book Review – The Secrets of Hexbridge Castle by Gabriella Kent

By Awnali Mills Alfie Bloom has just inherited a castle.  That’s pretty cool, and he’s thrilled about it.  Finally, he and his inventor dad can move out of their horrible basement apartment.  Even better, the castle is located in the … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Courage Test by James Preller

Even his name, William Meriwether Miller, testifies to his father’s obsession with Lewis and Clark.  But poor Will is given no choice when his mother and father decide that he needs to spend his vacation following the trail of the … Continue reading

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