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

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The Indigo King

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Indigo King Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2008 Blurb: John and Jack are mystified when they discover a cryptic warning on a medieval manuscript—a warning that is not only addressed to them, but seems to have been written by their friend, Hugo Dyson. But… Continue reading The Indigo King

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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

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Here, There Be Dragons

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Here, There Be Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sept. 2006 Blurb:  "What is it?" John asked. The little man blinked and arched an eyebrow. "It is the world, my boy," he said. "All the world, in ink and blood, vellum and parchment, leather and… Continue reading Here, There Be Dragons

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Heart on Fire

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Heart on Fire Author: Amanda Bouchet Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca, Jan. 2018 Blurb: With the help of pivotal figures from her past, Cat begins to understand the root of her exceptional magic, her fated union with Griffin Sinta, and Griffin's role in shaping her destiny. Only Cat holds the key to unlocking her… Continue reading Heart on Fire

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Age of Myth

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Age of Myth Author: Michael J. Sullivan Publisher: Del Rey, 2016 Blurb: Since time immemorial, humans have worshipped the gods they call Fhrey, truly a race apart: invincible in battle, masters of magic, and seemingly immortal. But when a god falls to a human blade, the balance of power between humans and… Continue reading Age of Myth

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Blood of Assassins

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Blood of Assassins Author: RJ Barker Publisher: Orbit, Feb. 2018 Blurb: THE KING IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING . . . The assassin Girton Club-foot and his master have returned to Maniyadoc in hope of finding sanctuary, but death, as always, dogs Girton’s heels. The place he knew no longer exists. War… Continue reading Blood of Assassins