Harry Potter

Book One

By J.K. Rowling

Plot: “As his eleventh birthday arrives, the time comes for Harry Potter to discover the truth about his magical beginnings – and embark on the enthralling, unmissable adventure that will lead him to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, his true friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, powerful secrets and a destiny he cannot avoid …” -publisher Continue reading “Harry Potter”

The Hero’s Guide to Saving your Kingdom

Book One

By Christopher Healy

Plot: The wonderful, musical, storytelling bards of every kingdom have been kidnapped! Only the League of Princes can save them. However, these same bards are the ones who “forgot” to name the princes who rescued the girls in “The Tale of Cinderella,” or “The Tale of Rapunzel.” Instead, they were all reduce to the label “Prince Charming.” Luckily, these heroes will save the kingdom anyway. Continue reading “The Hero’s Guide to Saving your Kingdom”

Vampirates

By Justin Somper

Book One

Plot: When Connor and Grace’s father dies, they have no idea where to go. Their father left them with nothing, and their only options are the orphanage or a stuffy banker’s home. Instead, they steal back their family’s small yacht and sail off… right into a storm. When the storm finally drifts away, Connor finds himself on a pirate ship, learning to become one himself, and Grace discovers the Vampirates ship, in an entirely different situation. Continue reading “Vampirates”

The Sisters Grimm

By Michael Buckley

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Plot: Sabrina and Daphne Grimm have jumped from foster home to foster home after their parents went missing and were presumed dead. They are eventually taken in by their “Granny Relda” Grimm, who they decide must be crazy when she starts spouting fantastical stories about the town’s residents: Fairy tale characters! When a giant begins rampaging through town, they realize the Granny was right about the town, and they have to save it before it’s too late! Continue reading “The Sisters Grimm”

The Rithmatist

By Brandon Sanderson

Plot: Joel has alwasy wanted to be a Rithmatist, one of the wizard-like people who can use chalk to draw fortifications and weapons used to battle wild chalk-creatures. Joel has taught himself so much about the Rithmatic brand of magic, he knows that he probably knows and cares a whole lot more than the people who have the abilty! When Joel finally becomes an assistant under a great Rithmatist, he finds himself helping to unravel a plot that could mean the end or many great Rithmatics users. Continue reading “The Rithmatist”

Seraphina

By Rachel Hartman

Book One Cover

Plot: Seraphina is a normal girl… except for the fact that she is a halfblood, the spawn of a dragon and a human. Her society fears dragons and dragon look down on humans, but neither side feels much sympathy for half-bloods. When a rogue dragon infiltrates the royal court, Seraphina is the only one who can stop them. Continue reading “Seraphina”