Book Review

Heart of Iron

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Heart of Iron Author: Ashley Poston Publisher: Balzer + Bray, Feb. 2018 Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Ana is a scoundrel by nurture and an outlaw by nature. Found as a child drifting through space with a sentient android called D09, Ana was saved by a fearsome space captain and the grizzled crew she now… Continue reading Heart of Iron

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: Bloody Rose

Originally hosted by Breaking the Spine, Waiting on Wednesday has now linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings and it's exactly as it sounds: we post about books that haven't been published yet, but we're salivating by the time the publication date hits. This week, the reason I may have taken August 28th off of work… Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday: Bloody Rose

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Red Reads

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt! Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Red Reads

Book Review

The Dragon’s Apprentice

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Dragon's Apprentice Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2010 Blurb: Seven years after the events of The Shadow Dragons, John, Jack and Charles are finally able to return to their beloved Archipelago of Dreams. But even as their return is celebrated by old friends, new… Continue reading The Dragon’s Apprentice

Book Review

The Shadow Dragons

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Shadow Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2009 Blurb: The Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica are at war. The Imperial Cartological Society, led by Richard Burton, have collected all of the doors from the Keep of Time, and are building a new tower in… Continue reading The Shadow Dragons

Book Review

The Search For the Red Dragon

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Search for the Red Dragon Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Jan. 2008 Blurb: "'The Crusade has begun'... "There's an old myth in the Archipelago," he went on softly, shaking his head. "A legend, really...I recall it mentioned a Crusade, but those events happened seven centuries… Continue reading The Search For the Red Dragon