Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

Unraveling – Elizabeth Norris

A truck appears out of nowhere and mows down Janelle days before her junior year.  She dies instantly.  A severed spinal cord is just one of her massive injuries.  As her life flashes before her, Ben appears and she can … Continue reading

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Breaking Beautiful – Jennifer Shaw Wolf

This murder mystery wrapped in teen drama hits the mark.  Allie has survived an accident that apparently killed her boyfriend, Trip.  It looks like she jumped out of his truck before it went over a cliff and into the ocean … Continue reading

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The Princess of Trelian – Michelle Knudsen

The sequel to The Dragon of Trelian, once again has Princess Meglynne , her dragon and sorcerer’s apprentice friend, Calen, saving the kingdom from the evil Sen Eva.  Sen Eva is intent on bringing the ultimate evil sorcerer, who was … Continue reading

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Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China – Paul French

 The eastern section of old Peking has been dominated since the fifteenth century by a looming watchtower, built as part of the Tartar Wall to protect the city from invaders.  Known as the Fox Tower, it was believed to be … Continue reading

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