The Walled City

Author: Ryan Graudin Publication: 2014, Little, Brown & Co. Pages: 424 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: The Walled City, or Hak Nam, was a real place in Hong Kong that was demolished after China took control of the island.  This fictionalized account of the last days of […]

The Dealer – CHERUB #2

Author: Robert Muchamore Publication: Simon Pulse, 2004 Pages: 336 Overall Rating:                         Rating for Action: Quantity of Action:  Age Category:  13+ Brief Summary: James and his friends are assigned to befriend the children of a major international drug dealer named Keith Moore.  Previous efforts […]

Long Reach

  Note:  Peter Cocks makes use of a lot of slang and British terminology in this book.  To help make it less confusing I’ve compiled a glossary of basic British slang I’ve come across in various books. Author: Peter Cocks Publication: 2011, Walker Books Pages: 402 Overall Rating:   Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: […]