In this second installment of the Jinx trilogy, Sage Blackwood’s daring hero is called upon to save the Urwald. The more he learns, however, the clearer it becomes that this quest will require more than the magic of a solitary wizard’s apprentice, and soon he’ll have to call upon all of the Urwald—witches, werewolves, wizards, and trees—for help.
Jaxter Grimjinx is back in this exciting sequel to The Vengekeep Prophecies, a “rich fantasy” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) featuring a family of thieves that “couldn’t be more likable” (Kirkus Reviews).
*Review originally posted in September 2011* Wisdom’s Kiss by Catherine Gilbert Murdock Later generation novel of Princess Ben Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Age Range: Young Adult (12+) Grade Range: Grades 7+ Pages: 320 paperback Date: January 15th, 2013 (orig. Hardcover Sept. 2011) Publisher: Graphia, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt It all started in the spring of 2008 while in the library I discovered a gorgeous cover on a novel in the New Releases section entitled Princess Ben. I was not necessarily looking for a young adult, or teen girl read, but the cover was awesome and gorgeous so I decided to check it out. A week later, I ordered myself a copy and convinced my sister she needed one as well. Princess Ben was my first introduction to Catherine Gilbert Murdock and will not be my last! When a few weeks ago I discovered there was a new Fantasy. . .
A dark and mysterious forest, a determined young hero, a quest to reclaim stolen magic: Jinx launches an enthralling new adventure for fans of Septimus Heap, Fablehaven, and The Sisters Grimm.
An ancient painting, a magical labyrinth, and skeletons found in a locked room.
For centuries, Blackhope Tower has been shrouded in intrigue, centering on a labyrinth and painting in the Mariner’s Chamber. When fourteen-year-old Sunni Forrest visits the tower and sees her stepbrother, Dean, disappear, seemingly into the painting itself, she must find him and risk being drawn into the heart of the Blackhope enigma. This action-packed debut follows Dean, Sunni, and her friend Blaise on a journey to the heart of an age-old mystery.
The bestselling creator of “The Dangerous Book for Boys” introduces the explosive, magical, and adventurous world of the Tollins. Complete with thrilling stories of danger, glorious drawings, maps, and diagrams, this is the definitive guide to these remarkable little flying creatures. Illustrations.
The future of the Warrior cats hangs in the balance in the thrilling conclusion to the action-packed Omen of the Stars story arc.
The epic conclusion to the Omen of the Stars story arc from #1 nationally bestselling author Erin Hunter. This book will also include the latest challenge in the ongoing Warriors Adventure Game.
The end of the stars draws near. Three must become four to battle the darkness that lasts forever….
Princess Wisdom, known as Dizzy, longs for a life of adventure far beyond the staid old kingdom of Montagne.
Tips, a soldier, longs to keep his true life secret from his family.
Fortitude, an orphaned maid, longs only for Tips.
These three passionate souls might just attain their dreams while preserving Montagne from certain destruction, if only they can tolerate each other long enough to come up with a plan. Tough to save the world when you can’t even be in the same room together.
Magic, cunning, and one very special cat join forces in this hilarious, extraordinary tale by the author of Dairy Queen and Princess Ben. An incredibly creative tale told with diaries, memoirs, encyclopedia entries, letters, biographies, even a stage play, all woven together into a grand adventure.
Escaping the Cauldron: What You Should Know about the Occult details the personal journey of Kristine McGuire and how God restored her to faith in Jesus Christ. The book also examines the current upswing of interest in the paranormal and its effect on Christians. The first book in the Escaping the Cauldron series, this book will give the reader insight into the occult from the vantage point of one who’s been there.
It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Linda Windsor and the book: Healer: A Novel (The Brides of Alba Series) David C. Cook; New edition (June 1, 2010) ***Special thanks to Audra Jennings of The B&B Media Group for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: With an. . .