Michelle Isenhoff

clean reads

Noah Zarc: Cataclysm (Noah Zarc, #2), by D. Robert Pease, Book Review

D. Robert Pease has done it again. His first MG novel, Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble, was given the very first Bookworm Blather Squeaky Award. His sequel, Cataclysm, is just as good. (Check out my review of Mammoth Trouble and my 5-Q interview with the author.) In book one, Noah’s family had embarked on a scientific mission of […]

Torn (The Missing, Book 4), by Margaret Peterson Haddix, 2011, Book Review

Ms. Haddix has created another intriguing, vastly imaginative and clean adventure for middle readers. Jonah and Katherine have been sent to 1611 to fix the Ripple released by Second, a maverick time traveler from the future, in 1605. Their journey lands them on the deck of the Discovery, captained by Henry Hudson the great (or […]

The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, book one), by Rick Riordan, 2008, Book Review

I enjoyed this story. I can’t say I loved it, and part of that reason may be because I listened to it on CD with my boys over a two-week period instead of reading it alone in a couple of days. But it also left me feeling a little gypped. Titles from today’s commercial fiction […]

5-Q Interview with Author D. Robert Pease

Today I interview D. Robert Pease, author of the uniquely fun MG book, Noah Zarc.  If you missed my review yesterday, go back and read it! This story ranks high among of my favorites this year, and at 2.99, it’s a steal.  And now, Mr. Pease… 1.  This is your first book.  What road led you […]

Anabar Rises, by Will Granger, 2011, Book Review

This is the second book of the Anabar series.  If you haven’t read my review for Anabar’s Run, click that first. When we left Anabar at the end of book one, he had successfully completed training to become a scout for his home country of Semdela. Book two picks up where Anabar’s Run leaves off. […]

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