Shephard Summers

"Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river." - Lisa See

Magonia

MAGONIA

  MAGONIA by Maria Dahvana Headley Harper Collins, 2015 The shocking and unexpected discovery of who Aza Boyle really is turns her life completely upside down, opening up a world she never knew existed, and relieving her of her life-long struggle with being able to breathe and do the things any normal teenager would do. Except she's not any normal teenager.…

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ShadowScale

SHADOW SCALE

      SHADOW SCALE by Rachel Hartman Random House Books for Young Readers (2015) Seraphina goes on a quest to find the other half-dragon people in order to create a magical defense against dragon attack on the city. When she discovers that one half-dragon is plotting against her, she must rely on her most trusted friends and her special connection to…

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PercyJackson

THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Percy Jackson)

    THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Percy Jackson & The Olympians, Book 1) by Rick Riodan Hyperion, 2005 Late to the party on this one. The movie was very faithful to the book. So I'll just say I liked reading the book because it was told in 1st person--everything from Percy's perspective. If you love Greek Mythology and magickal realism ala HP,…

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TheRedQueen

THE RED QUEEN

    THE RED QUEEN by Victoria Aveyard HarperTeen (HarperCollins), 2015 Anyone can betray anyone. Those born with silver blood are the elite class-based families gifted with a dizzying array of magical and elemental abilities that ultimatedly oppress and enslave the ordinary born of red-blood, forcing them to fight their wars for them. Mare Barrow is a 17-year old pickpocket from The Stilts who becomes…

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