The Swift by Alex Banks is amazingly action packed!
Can the past be unbroken?
Everything about Pete’s life stinks. His dad is dead, his grandfather doesn’t even remember him, his mom cries all the time, and they’re about to lose their crappy old house to the bank.
And Pete’s twin brother Henry blames him for all of it.
While cleaning out the attic, the boys discover an old seaman’s trunk that transports them back in time where they’re forced to battle the raging sea and pirates bent on their destruction. Pete and Henry will have to work together to fix the broken past—or they won’t have a future to return to.
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Amazing. Can that be my review?
Orio and Bauble have settled nicely into the city of Cobble. But as more of Bauble’s nature reveals itself they find themselves facing a much greater world outside of Cobble’s walls.
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It’s pretty much Narnia, and I don’t feel like it’s good Narnia. Three children stumble upon an extraordinary library in an old house. Armed with magical books, and accompanied by an enchanting deerhound, they leave through a door that takes … Continue reading The Palace Library ★☆☆☆☆
I mean the title is spot on… it is literally about life after the undead. Continue reading Life After the Undead ★☆☆☆☆
It’s dense, it’s slow, it’s beautiful, and well thought out. Language alone makes me think it’s not Young Adult. That’s not to say that YA Books can’t be beautifully written, but the writing in A Thousand Nights does not capture the YA voice.
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Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.
There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere.
It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with—day in, day out, day after day.
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Seventeen-year-old Eila Walker’s new home has defied the brutal Atlantic for over 160 years. Abandoned since her 4th great grandmother Elizabeth vanished, the town legend declared that she drowned. Unbeknownst to the town and Eila however, is that someone does know … Continue reading REVIEW: Undertow ★★☆☆☆
Planet Plenti is a most extraordinary place, a world of incredible edible delights; of confectionery minerals, fizzy pop springs, forests and jungles full of delectable plantlife … And yet, for children in the land of Likrishka, life is less than … Continue reading Lydia’s Enchanted Toffee ★☆☆☆☆
Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In … Continue reading The One and Only Ivan 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟