Reviews by Tag: action-adventure

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Charlie Thorne and the Curse of Cleopatra by Stuart Gibbs

Charlie Thorne and the Curse of Cleopatra

By Stuart Gibbs
Rated by
Mia M.
Jan 24, 2023

Charlie Thorne and the Curse of Cleopatra is about a girl named Charlie Thorne who
just turned 13. She is on the run because she has the world's most valuable piece of
information memorized. A treasure from Cleopatra has Charlie on the hunt. She will face many
challenges and come in possession of many historical artifacts. I enjoyed this story because it
shows a strong female main character. Charlie is strong willed and always wants to do the right

Teen Review
The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Maze Runner

By James Dashner
Rated by
Isabel P.
Dec 19, 2022

If you are looking for a book with an amazing plot and a ton of action, then this is your book. This sci-fi
novel starts abruptly with your main character Thomas awakening in an elevator with more than a
dozen teenage boys looking down on him. He is pulled into a land enclosed by big walls like a sort of
secluded community, which the boys call “The Glade”. He finds out that the boys try to escape the Glade
every day, though they have never been successful in doing so. All the boys lost their memory, just like

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The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson

The Wingfeather Saga

By Andrew Peterson
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Aug 12, 2022

The main characters in this series are two brothers, a sister and their
mother and grandfather. The eldest of the family is named Janner, the
middle child is named Kalmar, but he goes by his nickname Tink, the
youngest sister is named Leehli, the mother is named Nia and the
grandfather is Podo, their father died in the great war, and their last
name is Igiby. They live in the world of Aerwiar, on the continent of
Skree, which has been taken over by a “Nameless evil called Gnag the

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Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill

Ever the Hunted

By Erin Summerill
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Aug 9, 2022

Britta Flannery is a girl in Malam who is disliked for her Shaerdanian origin on her
mother’s side. Her father was a bounty hunter who was recently murdered, so she wants to find
his murderer and avenge him. However, things aren’t so black and white when she finds out that
her best friend, Cohen, wasn’t the one who actually murdered her father, despite the evidence.
So, she sets out to find the real murderer, but realizes dark things about her past and the King of
Malam. Britta and Cohen work together to find the real murderer and stop a war between Malam

Teen Review
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows

By Leigh Bardugo
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Aug 2, 2022

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo is fantasy fiction. Kaz Brekker is offered a deadly heist that
could reward in unbelievable riches, but he can’t do it alone. Instead, he creates a crew to help
him on this heist- a runaway, a convict, a sharpshooter, a spy, a thief, and a heartrender.
Through great dangers, the group learns valuable lessons, but will they be able to pull it off?
This book was really good, it was a little hard to get into it in the beginning but it got really good.

Teen Review
The Amazing World Gumball Tunnel Kingdom by Ben Bocquellet

The Amazing World Gumball Tunnel Kingdom

By Ben Bocquelet
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Jul 24, 2022

When Gumball’s super, rare, limited-edition Knife Fightgood action figure finally arrives
at his house, he can hardly contain his excitement. However, his excitement fades away when he
finds out that his action figure has been stolen! Together with Darwin and Anais, Gumball must
use their detective skill to solve the mystery of who stole his most prized possession, and figure
out where Knife Fightgood could be!

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By Veronica Roth
Rated by
Teen Book Reviewer
Jul 24, 2022

Divergent is about a girl named Betrice Prior who lives in a society made up of 5
groups that will determine which group she will be apart of for the rest of her life.
Beatrice learns she is classified as Divergent, but she cannot tell anyone. She joins a
group but only the top 10 can stay. Tris (later on changing her name as well) realizes
there are many challenges to face, and that she must obey to keep herself alive.

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The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

The Gilded Ones

By Namina Forna
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Jun 23, 2022

16-year-old Deka lives in fear of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she’s “pure” and able to stay in her village or not. However, on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold showing that she’s impure. Soon after, a mysterious woman comes to her with a choice to either stay in her village and face a punishment worse than death or leave to fight for the emperor in an  army of girls like her called alaki. Deka decides to leave her old life behind and journeys to the capital to train.

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City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

City of Glass

By Cassandra Clare
Rated by
Mr. Rahman
Jun 22, 2022

City of Glass is the third installment of Cassandra Clare's series, “The Mortal Instruments.” In this book, Clary travels to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters to help find a cure that will help save her mother. She uncovers new truths about her family that reveal shocking truths about all she’s known.

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Legacy by Shannon Messenger


By Shannon Messenger
Rated by
Victoria O.
Jun 15, 2022

Legacy by Shannon Messenger is the eighth book in the Keeper of the Lost Cities fantasy series. In this book, Sophie and her friends are done with the lies. If the leaders of their world won’t give them the truth, they will find it themselves. When new truths are brought to light, Sophie must wonder who is still on her side. When she discovers her abilities are not everything she once thought they were, she knows she must risk it all to protect her friends.

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