Tag Archives : Adventure

Medieval Fantasy Full of Adventure and Humor


Today I have a medieval fantasy full of adventure and humor.  I have been reading a greater than average number of books set in medieval times these days and I am beginning to think it may be the trend of 2018!  Given that these books are high on the action scale you will get no complaints from me. Don’t forget…

Action-Packed Fantasy for Middle Grades


Today I have an action-packed fantasy for middle grades.  Drest is headstrong female lead who will capture the hearts of all readers as she fights to save her family while confronting the truths about how they lived.  Right and wrong are not as easily defined for any of the characters. And kids will get a lesson in feudalism, the role…

Delicious Fantasy and Adventure Story


Today I have a delicious fantasy and adventure story for kids.  However, this book should come with a warning.  A serious chocolate craving will ensue after reading.  You have been warned. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a single story where chocolate is a very lucrative and…

Wilderness and Adventure Story


Today I have a wilderness and adventure story.  This one will appeal to kids who appreciate books like My Side of the Mountain.  There is plenty of action and suspense that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a…

Spy In Training


Today I have a book that may fulfill a kid’s dreams to be a spy in training.  Imagine feeling invisible, full of tween angst and then suddenly finding out that your father is a spy and he wants you to follow in his footsteps!  Talk about your day getting better. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter,…

Book That Makes Science Fun


I can always go for a book that makes science fun.  Today I have a collaboration with Bill Nye that informs kids about global warming, Antartica and density.  There are even some experiments in the back to try if you are so inclined.  The best part is that they have not sacrificed the story in the name of science so…

History of a Criminal Mastermind


Today I have a book that takes kids back to the history of a criminal mastermind.  Yes Mattie Larimore was once a nice boy, and now kids can see how the thrill of a caper caused Mattie to realize that following the rules is not always the best course of action! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook,…

New Graphic Novel Series


I always love it when a new graphic novel series comes out, and this one from the author of Zita Space Girl is an adventure filled new addition to the category.  Graphic novels have become a rich environment for storytelling that challenge both traditional readers as well as visual learners.  These are not your parents comic books! Don’t forget to…

Fantasy and Adventure Book for Kids


A fantasy and adventure book for kids is always appreciated.  Can there ever really be enough when your kids devour this genre?  The book I am profiling today has a little bit of everything.  There is a race to solve a puzzle, plenty of heart pounding action and some mythology thrown in for good measure.  I found it a lot…

Epic Fantasy Adventure


The book I am profiling today was an omission in my kid lit arsenal.  It was one of those stories that I knew I should read, but there was always a book in front of it that seemed more compelling.  Well, as I was cataloging my recently completed stories, I realized that I had a hole in the fantasy/adventure genre,…