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Action and Adventure August – Charlie Higson – Silver Fin (Young Bond 1)

This was everything I hoped and more!  More believable than the teen action hero of Alex Rider (Horowitz) and less arrogant than James in the Cherub series (Muchamore), the young James Bond is a likeable character because he develops his courage and tenacity as the story progresses. Yet, he is still recognisable as the Bond … Continue reading

Action and Adventure August – Ally Carter – I’d tell you I love you, but then I’d have to kill you (Gallagher Girls 1)

This was a somewhat disappointing start for action and adventure August.  The ideas were good but the story line weak.  I liked the setting of  an academy for young girls to become spies and the overtones of girl power/girls can do anything but the having the main character falling for a “regular guy”  was a … Continue reading

Action and Adventure August – Vanished/1-800-Where -R-U

I can’t believe it is the first of the month again and time for a new genre – Action and Adventure August.  Almost every book I read has some aspects of action and/or adventure but I have decided to restrict my reading this month to books with human/humanlike characters, present day scenarios and not to … Continue reading

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