Book Review: The Silver Sphere by Michael Dadich

Book Details:

File Size: 1239 KB
Print Length: 274 Pages
Publisher: Evolved Publishing
Publication Date: November 19, 2012
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

Evolved Publishing presents a wild journey to a sister planet of Earth, in the award winning “The Silver Sphere” by Michael Dadich.

Shelby Pardow never imagined she could kill someone. All she wants to do is hide from her troubled father… when she is teleported to awaiting soldiers on the planet Azimuth. Here she is not a child, but Kin to one of the six Aulic Assembly members whom Malefic Cacoethes has drugged and imprisoned. He seeks to become dictator of this world (and then Earth by proxy).

His father, Biskara, is an evil celestial entity, tracked by the Assembly with an armillary device, The Silver Sphere. With the Assembly now deposed, Biskara directs Malefic and the Nightlanders to their strategic targets. Unless….

Can Shelby find the other Kin, and develop courage and combat skills? Can the Kin reassemble in time to release or replace the Assembly, overthrowing Malefic and restraining Biskara?

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Book Review: Escape by Georgia Bruton

Book Details:

File Size: 1857 KB
Print Length: 210 Pages
Publisher: Silver Knight Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: September 3, 2012
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

When young Micah touched the floating ship on his bedroom wallpaper, he was in for a surprise—one that would change his life forever . . .

Twelve-year-old Micah’s single mom struggles as a recovering alcoholic. When she returns to rehab, Micah is forced to live with his controlling grandfather—a situation he dreads. While settling into his new life, Micah makes an amazing discovery. Upon touching the sailing ships of his bedroom wallpaper, he suddenly transports from his grandfather’s house to a ship in the Caribbean Sea. His adventures as a pirate, and the son of One Eye Nate, are set in motion.

Through a series of events, Micah’s grandfather sends him to live with his aunt and uncle in California. Micah quickly engages in a new passion—surfing. His summer flies by as he works on his new skill and improves his swimming techniques to compete in the Junior Olympics against his rival, Cal. During his time away from the magical world of pirates and adventure, Micah discovers he’s not the first in his family to visit the Black Raven ship.

Can Micah learn to accept his family’s secrecy? Escape to the high seas in this exciting tale filled with triumph, courage, and heart.

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Book Review: The Secret of the Sacred Scarab by Fiona Ingram

Book Details:

File Size: 977 KB
Print Length: 303 Pages
Publisher: Fiona Ingram
Publication Date: July 1, 2011
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

A 5000-year-old mystery comes to life when a scruffy peddler gives Adam and Justin Sinclair an old Egyptian scarab on their very first day in Egypt. Only when the evil Dr. Faisal Khalid shows a particular interest in the cousins and their scarab, do the boys realise they are in terrible danger. Dr. Khalid wants the relic at all costs.

Justin and Adam embark upon the adventure of a lifetime, taking them down the Nile and across the harsh desert in their search for the legendary tomb of the Scarab King, an ancient Egyptian ruler. They are plunged into a whirlpool of hazardous and mysterious events when Dr. Khalid kidnaps them. They survive terrifying dangers in a hostile environment (such as a giant cobra and sinking sand), pursued by enemies in their quest to solve the secret of the sacred scarab. They must translate the hieroglyphic clues on the underside of the scarab, as well as rescue the missing archaeologist James Kinnaird, and their friend, the Egyptologist Ebrahim Faza, before time runs out. They must also learn more about the ancient Seven Stones of Power and the mysterious Shemsu-Hor.

With just their wits, courage, and each other, the boys manage to survive . . . only to find that the end of one journey is the beginning of another!

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Book Review: The Chronicles of Kale, A Dragon’s Awakening by Aya Knight

Book Details:

File Size: 2642 KB
Print Length: 396 pages
Publisher: Silver Knight Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: December 31, 2011
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

Kale Firehart is a young dragon, and the sole survivor of his race.  As a tyrannical general and his massive bloodthirsty army close in on Kale, the most unexpected circumstance transpires.  With time against him, Kale’s trusted friend, a veteran arcane sorcerer, transforms him into the one thing he despises most—a human.

Kale must unwillingly live among human-kind as he embarks upon an extraordinary journey.  With a band of unlikely friends by his side, can Kale overcome the obstacles before him and return to the life he once knew?  The age of dragons is all but over…

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