Zom-B

Author: Darren Shan Publication: 2012, Little, Brown and Company Pages: 192 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: When news of a Zombie outbreak in Ireland hits the TV, B’s dad figures the whole thing is a joke – and even if it isn’t, what difference will a few […]

The Monstrumologist

Author: Rick Yancey Publication: 2010, Simon & Schuster Pages: 464 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 13+ Brief Summary: Twelve year old Will Henry is apprenticed to Pellinore Warthrop, a brilliant and utterly self-absorbed monstrumologist in 1880’s New England.  When a grave robber shows up at their house bearing the body […]

Raven’s Gate

Author: Anthony Horowitz Publication: 2008, Scholastic Pages: 272 Overall Rating: Rating for Action: Quantity of Action: Age Category: 9-12 Brief Summary: Matt is an orphan living with an aunt who doesn’t want him. Alone and penniless, he falls in with the wrong crowd and helps break into a warehouse where a security guard gets stabbed. […]