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Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes is a fast-paced, engaging tale of four young people who find their fates intertwined. Cleo is a princess raised in luxury who must embark on a dangerous journey into enemy territory in search of a magic that is thought to be extinct in order to save her dying sister whom […]

Posted December 11, 2012 by hooviesmom in Book Review, New Releases / 2 Comments
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The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima

The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima

An action-packed conclusion to a winning fantasy series: readers, prepare yourselves for The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima. Book 4 in the Seven Realms, The Crimson Crown offers a stunning finale to Chima’s best-selling fantasy series. Queen Raisa ana’Marianna has ascended to the throne of the Fells. She is fiercely loyal to her people and wants […]

Posted October 10, 2012 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 2 Comments
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Changeling by Philippa Gregory

Changeling by Philippa Gregory

From the author of The Other Boleyn Girl, comes the first young adult novel in a new series: Changeling by Philippa Gregory. Accused of heresy and expelled from his monastery, handsome seventeen-year-old Luca Vero is recruited by a mysterious stranger to record the end of times across Europe. Commanded by sealed orders, Luca is sent […]

Posted June 27, 2012 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 2 Comments
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Advent by James Treadwell

Advent by James Treadwell

Advent by James Treadwell is a stunning new adult series that will appear to mature readers of Young Adult lit: 1537. A man hurries through city streets in a gathering snowstorm, clutching a box in one hand. He is Johann Faust, the greatest magician of his age. The box he carries contains a mirror safeguarding a […]

Posted June 25, 2012 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore

Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore’s latest book, Sacre Bleu, opens with the prologue telling us that this book is about the color blue.  How can you write a book about the color blue?  This is how. Christopher Moore pulls it off with his great gift of story and humor. Sacre Bleu begins with the death of Vincent Van […]

Posted May 17, 2012 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 3 Comments
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The Gray Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima

The Gray Wolf Throne by Cinda Williams Chima

Cinda Williams Chima’s Seven Realms series continues in the third book, with the newly released The Gray Wolf Throne, in stores this week. Hans Alister has lost everyone he ever loved when he finds Rebecca Morley, the beautiful, mysterious girl that he knew from school, dying in the Spirit Mountains where the clan leaders have […]

Posted September 1, 2011 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 0 Comments
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The House of Six Doors by Patricia Selbert

The House of Six Doors by Patricia Selbert

Official Summary: Thirteen-year-old Serena is torn from everything that’s familiar on her island home. She leaves her beloved grandmother, her father, and two of her siblings to move with her mother and older sister to Florida and then to California. “Everything will be better in America,” her mother tells her. They arrive in the US […]

Posted March 17, 2011 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 0 Comments
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The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima

The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima

Official Summary: You can’t always run from danger… Haunted by the loss of his mother and sister, Han Alister journeys south to begin his schooling at Mystwerk House in Oden’s Ford. But leaving the Fells doesn’t mean danger isn’t far behind. Han is hunted every step of the way by the Bayars, a powerful wizarding […]

Posted February 10, 2011 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 0 Comments
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The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima

The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima

Official Summary: Times are hard in the mountain city of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do almost anything to eke out a living for himself, his mother, and his sister Mari. Ironically, the only thing of value he has is something he can’t sell. For as long as Han can remember, he’s worn thick […]

Posted January 20, 2011 by hooviesmom in Book Review / 1 Comment
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