The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh

Cover of The Night Tourist The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh is in the sweet spot of my reading choices these days: YA fantasy with mythological theme.  So when I saw it at a local Borders store for a couple of bucks I picked it up. Here is the publisher’s blurb that grabbed my attention: Jack Perdu, a shy, ninth grade classics prodigy lives with father on the Yale University campus. Smart and introverted, Jack spends most of his time alone, his nose buried in a book. But when Jack...

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The Book of the Sword: The Darkest Age II by A.J. Lake

Cover via Amazon Regular readers with good memories will recall that I picked up The Coming of Dragons (The Darkest Age Book One) in the grocery store of all places.  Having enjoyed it, I tracked down the sequel at the library as I was too impatient to order it when it was not available at the book stores I pursued. When the first book left off, the two central characters – Elspeth and Edmund-  had been abducted by a dragon just as they were celebrating defeating their enemy...

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