February 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Pick of the Day: Avalon

Arnett, Mindee. Avalon. 432p. ebook available. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. Feb. 2014. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780062235596. LC 2013005155.
Gr 9 Up–Jeth’s parents were the preeminent scientists of the Confederation until their final mission ended in tragedy and they were suddenly charged with treason and executed. Since then, Jeth has been in the forced employ of an interstellar crime lord, aboard the Avalon. It is a ship specially designed by Jeth’s parents to navigate and explore the Belgrave, a sector of space that gives […]

Pick of the Day: The Madman’s Daughter

A stand-alone novel based on H.G. Wells’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, told from his teen daughter’s point of view.