Posted on May 12, 2012

Geekhood: Close Encounters of the Girl Kind by Andy Robb

How did I get the book?  Bought it. Genre: Contemporary First Impression: Different, thank you Katie @storytellersinc for talking me into it. Synopsis: “If you haven’t worked it out yet, girls don’t do this. They don’t come to the Hovel. They don’t like goblins and dragons. They don’t paint miniatures. They don’t play role playing … Continue reading

The Pain Merchants by Janice Hardy

How did I get the book?  Bought it. Genre: Fantasy. Also known as: The Shifter (US title) Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Nya is one of Geveg’s many orphans; she survives on odd jobs and optimism in a city crippled by a failed war for independence. Nya has a deadly secret. She is a Taker, someone who can … Continue reading