{book} never a nothing girl

Icebreaker by Lian Tanner Feiwel and Friends, 2015 (orig. 2013). Hardcover 304 pages “Twelve-year-old Petrel is an outcast, the lowest of the low on the Oyster, an ancient icebreaker that has been following the same course for three hundred years. In that time, the ship’s crew has forgotten its original purpose and broken into three warringContinue reading “{book} never a nothing girl”

{book} path of beasts

Sean expressed surprise that I was reviewing the final installment in a series, that is how infrequent I manage this. Path of Beasts (Book 3 of the Keepers Trilogy) by Lian Tanner Delacorte Press, 2012 hardcover 377 pages The city of Jewel is in peril once again, as it is held captive by the frightfulContinue reading “{book} path of beasts”

city of lies

City of Lies (Book 2: The Keepers Trilogy) by Lian Tanner w/ Illustrations (inside) by Sebastian Ciaffaglione Delacorte Press (Random House), 2011 Hardcover, 278 pages. Juvenile Fiction 12-year-old Goldie, impulsive and bold, relies on her skills as a liar and a thief to try to rescue her captured friends from the child-stealers running rampant inContinue reading “city of lies”

do what you must

I’m not sure helicopter parents would let their children read this one, so I recommend helping the poor kids out and sneak them a copy! A wonderful read for children and adults alike! I think Frances Hardinge and/or Adrienne Kress fans would like Ms. Tanner. ~ L’s comment on Museum of Thieves at goodreads.com MuseumContinue reading “do what you must”