NUMA crew leaders Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala must beat the clock to stop the world’s most dazzling new technological advance from becoming mankind’s last.
Publisher: G.P. Putnam & Sons
An Aztec stone with its own historical mystery, a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean, and political machinations bring all three Pitts together in a dire adventure.
A standalone story that is inspired by Misty Copeland’s own rise as a ballerina. In 2015, Firebird won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award New Writer Honor. In 2014, it was voted an NPR Best Book, an Amazon Best Book for Ages 6–8 as well as Amazon Best Book of the Month [September], and was Essence Magazine’s Best Children’s Book. To be fair, I suspect most of these awards are because it’s written by a black ballerina with a young black heroine. No, I’m not trying to be nasty. I’m simply unimpressed with the supposed “story”. My Take The inside end papers are a collage of textures from yellow to deepest orange. The inside graphics are similar to the cover with its modern blocks a collage of texture and color. I did love the collage effect of odd shapes of paper that make up the sky, the skyline, the water, the pavement and windows. The stage floor and the red curtain were amazing! My favorite parts of this book are those graphics AND the fact that the young and aspiring ballerina is a young black girl. If you’re looking for a book with […]
Two large, rare Amur tigers vanish from their cage, and authorities are worried sick. Seems people will go to extremes for that exotic medicines…and body parts.
Lost crown jewels, pirates, and murder spur Sam and Remi Fargo on to solve the mystery of the cipher wheel, dodging an adversary’s thugs as they criss-cross the world.
A family discovering a whole world still awake in the dark and discovering the beauty in their new and unconventional schedule.
No matter who you are, do not steal Juan Cabrillo’s and The Corporation’s money, even if you are a notorious hacker or a rogue Ukranian captain pursuing Napoleon’s riches.
Just when Harper, David, and Ryan thought life was, sort, back to as normal as it can get, the Ephors show up. The ones who have been trying to kill David for years.
No longer employed by the Minnesota BCA, Lucas Davenport finds himself at loose ends…until his friend the governor needs help on the presidential campaign trail.
A mystical movie-plot deal? The secret artifact, the blockbuster revelation, the teams of murderous bad guys? Should Virgil bone up on his Bible verses?