Category Reviews

Book Review: The Dragon of the Month Club – Iain Reading

dragn-of-the-month-club-coverThe Dragon of the Moth Club by Iain Reading

Date released: December 18th 2014

Pages: 236

Read/listened: December 18th 2015

Format: paperback

Source: from publisher

Synopsis

 

 

 

The Dragon Of The Month Club is the exciting first installment in a new book series that tells the story of Ayana Fall and Tyler Travers, two best friends who stumble across an extraordinarily magical book and soon find themselves enrolled as members of a very special and exclusive club – The Dragon of the Month Club.

On the thirteenth of every month a new dragon conjuring spell is revealed and the two friends attempt to summon the latest Dragon of the Month...

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Book Review: Memoirs of a Dead White Chick – Lennox Randon

51ArTzFpjKL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Memoirs of a Dead White Chick by Lennox Randon

Date released: August 11th 2015

Pages: 322

Read/listened: December 14th 2015

Format: paperback

Source: from publisher

 

Synopsis

 

 

 

It began as one of those days when I asked myself, what else could go wrong?
And then I died.


Eleanor, a harried, middle-aged White female elementary schoolteacher (and former police officer), begins her day by dying in the year 1999.

Somehow, while her essence is en route to wherever one’s essence goes upon death, she inadvertently ends up occupying the body of a 16-year-old Black male in 1858 Philadelphia.

Not only does she have to deal with the obvious gender, race, and time period changes, but she also has to figure out whether, when lives are at stake,...

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Book Review: The Titan’s Curse – Rick Riordan

The Titan's CurseThe Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan

Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3

Date Released: January 1st 2007

Pages: 320

Read/listened: 14.7.2014

Format: paperback

Source: bought

Synopsis

 

 

 

When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped.And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess? They must find Artemis before the winter solstice, when her influence on the Olympian Council could swing an important vote on the war with the titans. Not only that, but first Percy will have to solve the mystery of a rare monster that Artemis was hunting when she disappeared — a monster rumored to be so powerful it could destroy Olympus forever.

My review 

 

 

I was so r...

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Mini Review: Living Dead in Dallas – Charlaine Harris

Living Dead in DallasLiving Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris

Series: Sookie Stackhouse #2

Date Released: March 26th 2001

Pages: 262

Read/listened: 13.7.2014

Format: paperback

Source: bought

Synopsis

 

 

 

Sookie Stackhouse likes living in Bon Temps, Louisiana, and she likes working as a cocktail waitress at Merlotte's. But she is having a streak of bad luck. First her co-worker is killed, and no one seems to care. Then she comes face-to-face with a beastly creature which gives her a painful and poisonous lashing. Enter the vampires, who graciously suck the poison from her veins (like they didn't enjoy it).

The point is: the vampires saved her life...

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Book Review: The Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan

Percy-Jackson-Sea-of-Monsters-Original-CoverThe Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2

Date Released: April 1st 2005

Pages: 288

Read/listened: 10.7.2014

Format: paperback

Source: bought

Synopsis

 

 

 

Percy Jackson’s seventh-grade year has been surprisingly quiet. Not a single monster has set foot on his New York prep-school campus. But when an innocent game of dodgeball among Percy and his classmates turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, things get . . . well, ugly. And the unexpected arrival of Percy’s friend Annabeth brings more bad news: the magical borders that protect Camp Half-Blood have been poisoned by a mysterious enemy, and unless a cure is found, the only safe haven for demigods will be destroyed.

Percy and his frien...

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Book Review: The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

Percy-Jackson-The-Lightning-Thief-Original-CoverThe Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1

Date Released: March 21st 2005

Pages: 377

Read/listened: 8.7.2014

Format: paperback

Source: bought

Synopsis

 

 

 

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus' master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.

Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus' stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus...

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