Adventure Books & Novels

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Reynolds has a friendly, frolicksome tone that helps children engage with Carroll’s verbal antics, delightful silliness, and the very amusing concept of moving through and maneuvering in the reverse ...

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The Gunslinger

In all honesty, it can be hard for readers to commit themselves to The Gunslinger at first blush...However, if the reader pushes on and follows the tale to the end, this first book suddenly becomes wi ...

KIRKUS 5

The Magician's Nephew

To all who have followed the adventures in C.S. Lewis' marvelous land of Narnia, this is a treat as it goes back to "grandfather's day" and tells how first contacts with Narnia were made...C ...

KIRKUS 5

The Hunger Games

Impressive world-building, breathtaking action and clear philosophical concerns make this volume, the beginning of a planned trilogy, as good as The Giver and more exciting.

KIRKUS 5

The Battle of the Labyrinth

The fourth and penultimate volume of Percy Jackson and the Olympians is the best one yet...The often-philosophical tale zips along with snappy dialogue, humor and thrilling action, culminating in a cl ...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 5

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

As hope blooms at story's end, those who have followed Harry thus far will be every bit as eager to discover what happens to him in his sixth and seventh years.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 4

James and the Giant Peach

As with many of Dahl's books, the pure-of-heart child prevails while wicked, dimwitted adults get their due. Dahl fans, Anglophiles and even those new to audio will likely delight in these proceedings ...

KIRKUS 3

The Da Vinci Code

By the time Sophie and Langdon reach home base, everything—well, at least more than enough—has been revealed. Bulky, balky, talky.

KIRKUS 4

The Goose Girl

When Ani rallies her gaggle of friends to try to stop the war that Selia is instigating to hide her treachery, it leads to a gorgeous, dramatic climax where stories “tell us what they can. The rest is ...

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Peter Pan and Wendy

Peter Pan: Peter and Wendy

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Dune

The Hunger Games

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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