An adventure story is about a protagonist who journeys to epic or distant places to accomplish something. The protagonist has a mission and faces obstacles to get to his destination. An action story is similar to Adventure, but the protagonist usually takes a risky turn, which leads to desperate situations. Includes spy novels, westerns, superheroes, etc, like James Bond, Dirk Pitt, Indiana Jones, and most stories that include explosions, fight scenes, daring escapes, etc.
Jason Mondy's world is unraveling. He has a brother he can't remember existed. He does remember a little about a fire, but not enough to know what happened. He doesn't remember a life before he was adopted at the age of seven. His adoptive mother finally reveals a secret she … Continue Reading ››
A Series of Unfortunate Events (minus the creepy) + science + build it yourself = a really fun book!
Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab
“Science Bob” Pflugfelder
Nick and Tesla, twin teens, are sent to live with their brilliant, but forgetful inventor uncle after their … Continue Reading ››
Falcon Down is an action packed spy thriller written by C.H Cobb. To be honest, Cobb hit my soft spot with Spy Thrillers. I love the action, the heroes, and the world of the spy. Not surprisingly, Cobb falls into the traditional spy-thriller novel quite well; … Continue Reading ››
Maggie Hope is back - this time on a secret mission to Berlin during World War 2. It's supposed to be a quick in and out drop off and intelligence run... Supposed to be.
His Majesty's Hope
Maggie Hope #3
by Susan Elia MacNeal
Bantam / Random House Audio
Maggie … Continue Reading ››
The final book in The Book of Deacon trilogy, Myranda and the Chosen must face the invaders from another world. But the generals of the D'karon are fearsome enemies that apparently can't be killed. Even more troubling, the prophecy that brought the Chosen together states … Continue Reading ››
The second book in the The Book of Deacon trilogy, picks up directly where The Book of Deacon left off. Now that two of the Chosen have been found, it would seem the Perpetual War may finally end. But Lain isn't interested in stopping … Continue Reading ››
Orphaned, homeless, and alone, Myranda is a young woman who is just trying to stay alive. The Perpetual War has been raging across the land for years now, and Myranda is one of the few people who sees the constant bloodshed as a waste of … Continue Reading ››
During WWII, Abe Griffin was a member of a special task force that took on the strange and supernatural. One event in particular, however, left its mark on Abe. Now, sixty years later, Abe hasn't aged a day, is preternaturally strong, and can heal from just … Continue Reading ››
Concluding the Abhorsen Trilogy and picking up where Lirael left off, Abhorsen details the final battle between our heroes and Orannis, the Destroyer. With an evil necromancer and a Greater Dead manipulating Nicholas Sayre, the problem of Orannis's resurrection has been solved by an unlikely fusion … Continue Reading ››
Fourteen years have passed since the events of Sabriel, but all is not well in the Old Kingdom. In the second book of The Abhorsen Trilogy, we are introduced to Lirael, a daughter of the Clayr. However, unlike most Clayr with their dark skin, blond hair, … Continue Reading ››