Saturday, June 20, 2015
What's New? Stacking the Shelves
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Hop on over there to ogle what other bloggers got this week.
For review: Thanks to Walden Pond Press for the first five.
Codename Zero by Chris Rylander. The Codename Conspiracy. 368 p. Walden Pond Press/ HarperCollins, February, 2014. 9780062120083.
Publisher synopsis: From Chris Rylander, author of the breakout hit Fourth Stall saga, comes an incredibly funny and clever mash-up of middle grade school story and spy adventure.
Countdown Zero by Chris Rylander. Codename Conspiracy #2. 368 p. Walden Pond Press/ HarperCollins Publishers, February, 2015. 9780062120113.
Publisher synopsis: From Chris Rylander, author of the breakout hit Fourth Stall saga, comes the second book in the Codename Conspiracy series, an incredibly funny and clever mash-up of middle grade school story and spy adventure.
I really enjoyed this author's Fourth Stall series. I haven't had a chance to read Codename, but my library copy is frequently checked out. I'll add these to my summer catch-up reading.
Minion by John David Anderson. 288 p. Walden Pond Press/ HarperCollins Publishers, June, 2015. 9780062133120.
Publisher synopsis: John David Anderson returns to the world of superheroes he created in with an entirely new cast of characters in Minion, a funny and emotional companion to his first breakout tween novel—perfect for superhero fans who also love the work of bestselling authors Rick Riordan, Louis Sachar, and Frank Cottrell Boyce.
The Dungeoneers by John David Anderson. 448 p. HarperCollins Publishers/ Walden Pond Press, June 23, 2015. 9780062338143.
Publisher synopsis: The Dungeoneers is an action-packed, funny, and heartbreaking middle grade fantasy-adventure from the author of the acclaimed Sidekicked and Minion, John David Anderson.
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby. 368 p. Walden Pond Media/ HarperCollins Publishers, March, 2015. 9780062317605.
Publisher synopsis: Bone Gap is the story of Roza, a beautiful girl who is taken from a quiet midwestern town and imprisoned by a mysterious man, and Finn, the only witness, who cannot forgive himself for being unable to identify her kidnapper. As we follow them through their melancholy pasts, their terrifying presents, their uncertain futures, acclaimed author Laura Ruby weaves a heartbreaking tale of love and loss, magic and mystery, regret and forgiveness—a story about how the face the world sees is never the sum of who we are.
That's what's new with me. What's new with you?