Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Century Quartet


DRAGON OF SEAS by Pierdomenico Baccalario
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Loose threads are wrapped up in an epilogue that leaves room for follow-up. The fans will be happy. (Adventure. 11-14)"
Elettra, Mistral and Harvey unite in Singapore with Sheng to bring this fantasy/thriller series to a thoroughly satisfying end (City of Wind, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
CITY OF WIND by Pierdomenico Baccalario
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Clever writing and a pell-mell plot will win over readers new to the series and satisfy its fans (Adventure. 12 & up) "
This third installment in this four-book teen thriller series continues the adventures of a multicultural group of teens in the mysterious mission that they know is important to Earth's survival, this time in Paris. Read full book review >
STAR OF STONE by Pierdomenico Baccalario
FICTION
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Message to the publisher: Bring on the next volume soon. (Adventure. 12 & up)"
In this sequel, the four children from the first book meet again in New York, two months after their Roman adventures (Ring of Fire, 2009). Read full book review >
RING OF FIRE by Pierdomenico Baccalario
FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"Give this book to Horowitz readers and fans of Michael Scott's The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel and prepare for another onslaught of readers. (Adventure. 11-14)"
When four 12-year-olds, all born on February 29th, meet by coincidence in an Italian hotel, readers should expect mayhem to ensue—and they won't be disappointed. Read full book review >