‘Dragon Teeth’ Is An Unforgettable Adventure Into the Wild West [REVIEW]

T-Rex

In 1876, a Yale student joins forces with a world-renowned paleontologist and travels west in search of extraordinary treasure in Michael Crichton’s Dragon Teeth. (Photo by John Sonderman, Flickr)

A spoiled Ivy League student. A crusty paleontologist. An unforgettable adventure into the Wild West that will never be forgotten. All these elements colide in legendary author Michael Crichton’s delicious new novel, Dragon Teeth.  Read more of this post

Brad Meltzer’s ‘The House of Secrets’ Is Adventure Fiction At Its Best [REVIEW]

Father and daughter

A woman finds out the stories her father told her as a child may just be true after all in Brad Meltzer and Tod Goldberg’s The House of Secrets. (Photo by Joana Kruse, Arcangel Images)

When an amnesiac awakens in a hospital she can’t even remember her own name. She definitely can’t remember the family secrets that were passed down from one generation to the next. Nor can she recall the tragic car accident that landed her there in the first place. So when strangers show up asking mysterious questions, what’s a girl to do? Find out in Brad Meltzer and Tod Goldberg’s brilliant thriller, The House of Secrets.  Read more of this post

Nothing Is What It Seems In Jayne Castle’s ‘Illusion Town’ [REVIEW]

Blends In

With its opulent casinos and hotels, the desert city of Illusion Town is totally unique. (Photo by Thomas Hawk, Flickr)

 

Disoriented and blurry eyed, a woman wakes up married to a man she barely knows in a decadent city where anything is possible. How did this happen? Why would she have married him? And what will she do next? Find out in Jayne Castle’s thirteenth novel in her futuristic Harmony series, Illusion Town. 
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‘Lord of the Privateers’ Is An Unforgettable Swashbuckling Epic [REVIEW]

George Hyde Chambers' HMS BRITANNIA

One woman faces her past and sails the savage seas to rescue her cousin from harm in Stephanie Lauren’s Lord of the Privateers. (Painting by George Hyde Chambers)

A governess has gone missing in the wilds of Africa and now one woman will do whatever it takes to snatch her out of harm’s way. Yet the biggest obstacle isn’t sailing to a distant colony, but summoning the courage to face a man from her past and the unresolved tension between them. Love and danger lie before her in Stephanie Laurens’ last installment in “The Adventurers Quartet,” Lord of the Privateers. Read more of this post

‘Word of Mouse’ Teaches Children About the Importance of Friendship [REVIEW]

Isaiah the mouse bows to the lovely Mikayla in Joe Sutphin's illustration from WORD OF MOUSE

Mikayla and Isaiah are two charming mice who will win your heart in James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein’s new children’s book, Word of Mouse. (Illustration by Joe Sutphin)

 

When a tiny blue mouse named Isaiah escapes from a science lab, he suddenly finds himself all alone in a big new world where nothing is familiar. How will he survive? Where will he go? And will he ever see his family again? Find out in the charming new novel, Word of Mouse, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein.  Read more of this post