Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dragonflies

Dragonflies Andy Straka LLW Media Dragonflies is set in the present moment of drones and micro vehicles. In the book they have been pushed to the next level of effectiveness. Raina piloted helicopters in Afghanistan until she was shot down … Continue reading

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The Liar’s Gospel

The Liars’ Gospel Naomi Alderman Little, Brown and Company The Liar’s Gospel is one of those books that challenge and provoke. Naomi Alderman gives an alternate telling of the time of Jesus, Yehoshuah in the Hebrew. Yehoshuah is Miryam’s eldest … Continue reading

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Twerp

Twerp Mark Goldblatt Random House Children’s Twerp introduces Julian Twerski and one of the most authentic young narrators that I have encountered since Holden Caufield. Julian is assigned the task of keeping a journal after an undescribed ‘incident’. The carrot … Continue reading

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Fyrelocke

Fyrelocke R.Christopher Kobb Moonpepper Press Fyrelocke is a young adult novel in which Jack, who plans to be an inventor when he’s finished being a kid, finds a strange purple rock and learns that he doesn’t know nearly as much … Continue reading

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Untimed

Untimed Andy Gavin Masherato Publishing In Untimed we are introduced to Charlie. No one can remember Charlie’s name, not even his mother. He goes through life alone and friendless. The only advantage is that the girl next door doesn’t remember … Continue reading

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The Accounting

The Accounting William Lashner Thomas & Mercer The Accounting is the story of Jon Willing. He is abandoned by his father and disowned by his father’s family. He becomes J.J. Morretti in a suburb called Pitchford. J.J. makes an enemy … Continue reading

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The Curse Box

The Curse Box E.E. Richardson Stoke Books Tony has been left in charge of the Magic Shop that his father owns. The only thing is that the shop sells real magic! When one of Tony’s experiments goes wrong, he is … Continue reading

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