Staff picks tagged "adventure"

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Jackaby

4

Perfect for that between-Sherlock-and-Doctor-Who-seasons-time. Read more...

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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

5

Yippie-i-oh! Leroy, with his horse Maybelline, begins a jaunt that makes me want to wrestle my fate to the ground with a trusty steed by my side. Read more...

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The Whispering Skull

4

If you liked Harry Potter, you should read this. There. I said it. Read more...

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Emma and the Blue Genie

4

This fantasy has a tiny genie, a pesky pup, a spitting dromedary and a blue-patterned grandmother. It is everything I never knew I wanted. Read more...

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Blackbringer

4

Sometimes I just want a book to wrap me up in a nice warm hug and take me on a magical adventure. Lucky for me, there's Laini Taylor. Read more...

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Magic Marks the Spot

5

Pirates and magic and gargoyles-- oh my! This is a fantastical pirate tale that will make landlubbers wish for life on the high seas. Read more...

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The Well's End

4

Wowza. This fast-paced sci-fi mystery about a killer virus run amok had me on the edge of my seat! Read more...

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The Screaming Staircase

4

Chomping at the bit for the new season of "Sherlock" to start? Try this for a fix. Read more...

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Fortunately, the Milk

4

Aliens and vampires and time travel, oh my! Dad runs into ALL of these things, plus much more, on a short trip to the corner for some milk! Read more...

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

5

It's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" meets "The Westing Game" in this action-packed tale for bibliophiles. Read more...

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Navigating Early

4

If "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" got together with "The Odyssey," their book baby would be "Navigating Early." Read more...

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Fake Mustache

4

The Heidelberg Handlebar #7 mustache is ready to take over the world. Be ready to laugh, because this book is 100% ridiculous. Read more...

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The Dog Stars

4

Imagine the editors of "Field and Stream," "Soldier of Fortune" and "Poetry" magazine getting together to write a post-apocalyptic novel. Read more...

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Flashman on the March

5

Horatio Hornblower? Wimp. Richard Sharpe? Peasant. When it comes to fictional British military figures, accept nothing less than Sir Harry Flashman. Read more...

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The Apothecary

4

Meloy's style is classic and timeless, and has an appeal for both kids and adults. Read more...