Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Search Results for 'mysterious benedict'

After a few more pages of questions, all of which Reynie felt confident he had answered correctly, he arrived at the test’s final question: “Are you brave?” Just reading the words quickened Reynie’s heart. Was he brave? Bravery had never been required of him, so how could he tell? Miss Perumal would say he was: she would point out how cheerful he tried to be despite feeling lonely, how patiently he withstood the teasing of other children, and how he was always eager for a challenge. But these things only showed that he was good-natured, polite, and very often bored. Did they really show that he was brave? He didn’t think so. Finally he gave up trying to decide and simply wrote, “I hope so.”

Read Full Post »

I’m a big fan of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series (The Last Olympian is due in May!), so I picked up The Maze of Bones because it was written by Rick Riordan.  I’ve recently found out that the 10-book series (The 39 Clues) will actually be written by different authors.  That’s OK–I think […]

Read Full Post »

Jack McDevitt is one of my favorite science fiction authors. I discovered him by searching for award-winning books on our NoveList database, and found his novel The Seeker won the prestigious Nebula award for 2006. I thoroughly enjoyed that book and the other books in the series, which features antiquities dealer Alex Benedict and his […]

Read Full Post »