Search Results: "N.D. Wilson"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DROWNED VAULT by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"For die-hard fans only. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Cyrus and Antigone continue the adventures begun in The Dragon's Tooth (2011), as the Order of Brendan and its fearless leader, Rupert Greeves, experience a rebellion that threatens the future of the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

100 CUPBOARDS by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"The ending concludes the adventure satisfactorily but leaves plenty of room for a sequel. (Fantasy. 9-14)"
Henry York awakens one night to find that two knobs have popped out of the plaster at the head of his bed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NINJA BOY GOES TO SCHOOL by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"A book for those who see school as a prison to be escaped; this is about as strongly anti-school as a picture book gets. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A young ninja shows off some skills for school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DOOR BEFORE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"A journey worth more than the characters it contains. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
An ancient evil is unleashed in this opener of a prequel series to the 100 Cupboards series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EMPIRE OF BONES by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"This middle volume of a planned five is for fans only. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
From the Everything but the Kitchen Sink genre of fantasy, this third volume of the Ashtown Burials continues its breakneck pace with myriad characters and plotlines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DANDELION FIRE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Still, it is a memorable sequel and fans will look forward to Henry's future adventures, wherever they might lead. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Picking up where 100 Cupboards (2006) left off, this new adventure finds young hero Henry York back in Kansas, sleeping fitfully next to a wall of doors that lead to secret worlds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEEPIKE RIDGE by N.D. Wilson
ADVENTURE
Released: May 22, 2007

"While not the best option for reluctant readers, this is still a strong choice for every type of library. (Fiction 10-14)"
Eleven-year-old Tom Hammond is not happy with his mother's choice of a possible future fiancé; Mr. Veatch is not only a teacher, but he's pretty gross. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DRAGON'S TOOTH by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Blissfully free of any deeper message, the adventures will continue in future volumes. (Fantasy. 10-15)"
A wild fantasy romp through a creatively imagined alternative world takes a classic quest format. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHESTNUT KING by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2010

"The story moves at a fast clip and doesn't bother to catch newbies up. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
This refreshingly American fantasy trilogy plants one of its feet squarely in Kansas and the other in magical realms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LEGEND OF SAM MIRACLE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"Catchy tall tale, violent Western, and time travel, wrapped around inexcusable indigenous tropes. (Western fantasy. 9-12)"
Starting with a ragtag bunch of boys, sweltering desert, and tall-tale sensibility reminiscent of Louis Sachar's Holes (1998), this fantasy quickly becomes a time-hopping shoot-'em-up.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SONG OF GLORY AND GHOST by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"Action-packed though sometimes murky in mechanics; not so murky is its free-and-easy use of indigenous tropes. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Sam and Glory are back, pinballing among time periods to defeat evil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLACK DIRECTIVE by N.D.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"Gives fans of dark, violent fantasy what they crave and not much more."
This epic fantasy debut finds a group of warriors avenging the deaths of their loved ones in a realm surrounded by undead savages. Read full book review >