Category Archives: Adventure

The Adventures of Benjamin Skyhammer – Nicole Sheldrake

Publisher:  Smashwords Source:  I received a review copy from the author Genre:  Young Adult, Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure From Smashwords: On Pingala, magic is king.  Literally.  King, or Queen, depending on which of the six species you belong to. But magic … Continue reading

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Between Two Ends – David Ward

Publisher:  Amulet Books (May 1, 2011) Pages:  304 Source:  I received a  copy from Net Galley Genre:  Middle Grade Adventure, Fantasy Blurb from Amazon When Yeats and his parents visit his grandmother’s creepy old house, Yeats reunites a pair of … Continue reading

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Legwork and a Kindle Giveaway by Roland Smith

Publisher:  Roland Smith INC (June 9, 2011)Source:  Downloaded ebook from AmazonGenre:  Middle Grade/Young Adult Adventure, Thriller I follow several book review blogs.  By far one of my favorites belongs to Jennifer Donovan at “5 Minutes for Books”.  On her post … Continue reading

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The First Escape – G.P. Taylor

Publisher:  TyndalePages:  288Genre:  Young Adult, Graphic AdventureSource:  Review Copy from Publisher through NetGalley This is the first book in the Dopple Ganger series by G.P. Taylor.  The main characters are twins Saskia and Sadie Dopple and Erik Morrisey Ganger.  They … Continue reading

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The Great Mogul Diamond – G.P. Taylor

Publisher: TyndalePages: 304Genre: Young Adult Graphic AdventureSource: Review Copy from Publisher In this third book in the Dopple Ganger Series we find Saskia and Sadie living with Muzz Elliott.  After over- hearing a phone conversation they determine that someone is … Continue reading

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Noah Barleywater Runs Away – John Boyne

Noah Barleywater ran away from home.  He was eight years old.  It was time he set out for adventures of his own.  The first two villages he comes to are not very friendly.  As he nears the third village he … Continue reading

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Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow – Nathan Bransford

Publisher:  Dial Pages:  288 Source:  Early Reviewers Copy from LibraryThing Genre:  Middle Grade, Adventure I have been a follower of Nathan Bransford’s blog, for a little over a year.  When I learned he had written a book and it was  … Continue reading

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Zan-Gah: A Prehistoric Adventure – Allan Richard Shickman

Publisher:  Earthshaker BooksPages:  148Source:  Received review copy from publisherGenre:  Middle grade/Young Adult Adventure I was thrilled to receive this book for review.  Our county’s core curriculum requires students to read  Dar and the Spear Thrower.  There is not a lot … Continue reading

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Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country – Allan Richard Shickman

Publisher:  Earthshaker BooksPages:  160Source:  Received review copy from publisherGenre:  Middle Grade/Young Adult Adventure In this sequel to Zan-Gah we are carried on a roller coaster of emotions through the main character Dael, Zan-Gah’s twin.  He has been rescued by his … Continue reading

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Storm Mountain – Tom Birdseye

Publisher:  Holiday HousePages:  135Source:  Received a copy from publisherGenre:  Middle Grade AdventureEditors Review:When Cat’s cousin Ty steals her father’s ashes and heads up Storm Mountain, Cat takes off after him, setting up a fast-paced adventure in Oregon’s Cascade Mountains.Their fathers … Continue reading

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