Snakehead: An Alex Rider AdventureBy Anthony HorowitzISBN-10: 0399241612ISBN-13: 978-0399241611Hardcover, 400 pagesNovember 13, 2007PhilomelReviewed by Barbara McDuffieSnakehead is the seventh book in the popular Alex Rider Adventures series. For those readers who are unfamiliar with the character, Alex is a fourteen year old boy who also...

Turtle Feet, Surfer's BeatBy Marina KupermanISBN-10: 0-9801109-0-4ISBN-13: 978-0-9801109-0-6PaperbackNovember 15, 2007Reviewed for Armchair InterviewsYouth and conservation meet in Marina Kuperman’s November 2007 young adult novel, Turtle Feet, Surfer’s Beat. Penelope Lennox is a teen struggling with her parents’ impending divorce, an obnoxious brother plunging headlong into...

Total Constant OrderBy Crissa-Jean Chappell ISBN-10: 0060886056ISBN-13: 978-0060886059Harper Teen, October 23, 2007, 288 pagesCrissa-Jean Chappell's adolescent protagonist is dealing with problems a little more serious than run of the mill teenage angst. Fin has been noticing some nervous habits that seem to be alienating...

DownriverBy Erik Hare ISBN-10: 1420887165ISBN-13: 978-1420887167Trade Paperback, 188 pagesOctober 10, 2005AuthorHouseErik Hare writes of an Earth where humans (Giants) and gnomes (Hopnegs) coexist. While the Hopnegs are little more than legend to the Giants, the Giants are very real to the Hopnegs and pose a...

Wildwood DancingBy Juilet MarillierISBN: 978-0-375-83364-9Hardcover, ©2007, Alfred A. Knopf (an imprint of Random House Children's Books)Review ©2007 Sabrina Williams for Curled Up With a Good BookJust a glimpse at the cover of the novel Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier will assure the reader the pages...

Cirque Du Freak #8: Allies of the NightBy Darren ShanReviewed by Sabrina Williams for Curled Up With a Good BookUnlikely heroes return in the eighth installment of the bestselling young adult horror series Cirque Du Freak. In Allies of the Night, the misfit trio...