Tag Archives: action/adventure

Review: Newt’s Emerald, by Garth Nix

Plot Description After the Newington Emerald is stolen at the height of a conjured storm, eighteen year-old Lady Truthful Newington goes to London to search for the magical heirloom of her house. But as no well-bred young lady can hunt the metropolis for a stolen jewel, she has to disguise herself as a man, and […]

Review: Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity is a historical fiction novel set during WWII. It is a story about the horrors of war, the Allied effort against the Nazis, but most of all it is a story of friendship between two young women, one a pilot working for the WAAF (Woman’s Auxiliary Air Force) and one a Special […]