Eon – Dragoneye Reborn

  Author: Alison Goodman Publication: 2008, Penguin Pages: 531 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: For years, Eon’s life has been focused on one thing – training to be chosen as a Dragoneye, an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune.  But Eon has […]

Nine Days

Title:  Nine Days Author: Fred Hiatt Publication: 2013, Delacorte Press Pages: 239 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: Ti-Anna’s father is a Chinese democracy activist who found asylum in the US.  But after travelling back to Hong Kong to meet with some Chinese labor activists he’s disappeared.  Ti-Anna […]

Tiger – Five Ancestors #1

Author: Jeff Stone Publication: Random House, 2005 Pages: 208 Overall Rating:                         Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 9 – 12 Brief Summary: The year is 1650 and soldiers from the Chinese imperial army have just invaded the Cangzhen Temple, a secret temple for training warrior monks.  The grandmaster orders five of the youngest […]