Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt! Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems

Book Review

The Dragon’s Apprentice

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Dragon's Apprentice Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2010 Blurb: Seven years after the events of The Shadow Dragons, John, Jack and Charles are finally able to return to their beloved Archipelago of Dreams. But even as their return is celebrated by old friends, new… Continue reading The Dragon’s Apprentice

Book Review

The Shadow Dragons

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Shadow Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2009 Blurb: The Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica are at war. The Imperial Cartological Society, led by Richard Burton, have collected all of the doors from the Keep of Time, and are building a new tower in… Continue reading The Shadow Dragons

Book Review

The Indigo King

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Indigo King Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2008 Blurb: John and Jack are mystified when they discover a cryptic warning on a medieval manuscript—a warning that is not only addressed to them, but seems to have been written by their friend, Hugo Dyson. But… Continue reading The Indigo King

Book Review

The Search for the Red Dragon

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Search for the Red Dragon Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Jan. 2008 Blurb: "'The Crusade has begun'... "There's an old myth in the Archipelago," he went on softly, shaking his head. "A legend, really...I recall it mentioned a Crusade, but those events happened seven centuries… Continue reading The Search for the Red Dragon

Book Review

Here, There Be Dragons

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Here, There Be Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sept. 2006 Blurb:  "What is it?" John asked. The little man blinked and arched an eyebrow. "It is the world, my boy," he said. "All the world, in ink and blood, vellum and parchment, leather and… Continue reading Here, There Be Dragons

Writing

Invigoration of a Writer’s Soul

I started pursuing the updated website, manuscriptwishlist.com, last evening, because I'm cruel to my own mental health and like to look up potential agents and tease myself with dreaming they could possible represent me one day, even though my manuscripts aren't ready for representation yet. Okay, that's only the sadistic half as to why I… Continue reading Invigoration of a Writer’s Soul