Posts Tagged "Razorbill"

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: On the island of Mytica, the three kingdoms of Limeros, Paelsia and Auranos have co-existed somewhat peacefully for centuries in cultures steeped with myths of powerful goddesses and mysterious watchers. When the Auranos’ princess is involved in a Paelsian wine deal gone horribly wrong, it becomes an international incident that fuels old grudges between the kingdoms. Taking advantage of the growing unrest to achieve darker ambitions of blood lust and power, the Limeros’ king offers to partner with Paelsia in a war against Auranos. As the three kingdoms clash, four teens on the cusp...

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The Rule of Three by Eric Walters

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 1 comment

Summary: Adam’s small town life in Eden Mills, Ontario is turned upside down when the world suddenly finds itself without electricity thanks to a rampant computer virus. Plunged from the twenty-first century back into the nineteenth century, life quickly becomes about physical survival, providing for his family’s basic human needs as his father is stranded in Chicago. With the help of his mother, the police captain, and his mysterious former federal agent neighbour Herb, Adam plays an important role in the reorganization of society, dealing with new concerns and dangers that...

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(You) Set Me On Fire by Mariko Tamaki

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Coming off of a bad relationship that ended with Allison accidently setting herself on fire, Allison starts college with physical and emotional scars. Making new friends is difficult when she’s been burned so badly in the past, but then Allison meets Shar who takes her under her wing and monopolizes her time. Shar’s actions suggest she shares the love Allison is feeling, until what appears to be love turns out to be jealousy, and a need for attention and adoration on Shar’s part. When Allison finds Shar has someone else to love, she reacts with fire, following old...

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Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl by Emily Pohl-Weary

Posted by on Jun 7, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Sam is an eighteen year-old rock star who likes to be alone. Unfortunately this puts her in serious danger one night when she leaves a concert and bikes home alone through Central Park in New York City. Attacked by two werewolves, Sam is bitten and infected, becoming a werewolf herself. Suddenly her world is turned upside-down as her werewolf status changes her eating habits, body temperature and attitude. Learning to juggle regular life as a rock star with her werewolf needs, Sam also has to find a way to stop the werewolves that infected her from attacking anyone else. In the end,...

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Under My Skin by Charles De Lint

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: In Santa Feliz, teens are randomly discovering they can shift into animals at will. Labelled as Wildlings, the initial shift can happen at anytime, and for Josh it happens when his mother’s boyfriend hits him. Suddenly he’s a mountain lion fighting back and his entire life has changed. Becoming a Wildling opens up new friendships but also new responsibilities for Josh, as the atmosphere in the community becomes increasingly paranoid and fearful. When he’s abducted to be experimented on, Josh’s new friends rush to come to his rescue, until it becomes clear he...

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