creedtanner's Book Reviews

Race to The Sun  Rebecca Roanhorse

Race to The Sun Rebecca Roanhorse

Race to the Sun is an exciting story, full of adventure, friendship and humor. Seventh grader Nizhoni Begay can see monsters, often disguised as humans, and one shows up at her house trying to kill her and lure her brother and father away to nefarious uses.  Using Dino, or Navajo, mythology as a backdrop, Nizhoni […]



Circe Madeline Miller

Circe Madeline Miller

A tale both dark and inspiring, the novel Circe weaves a fresh take on an old greek legend. We begin with Circe’s goddess birth in the land of the sun god Helios. But Circe quickly becomes an outcast for her lack of beauty and godly powers and ends up banished to an island. The story […]


Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World    Penelope Bagieu

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Penelope Bagieu

The women in Brazen are unconventional, brave, and determined. Readers are introduced to a diverse array of interesting and feisty characters.  The tales in the book span both the globe and history. The women in the stories are from all backgrounds and fields.  A common thread is that the women defy social norms, follow their […]


Woven in Moonlight  Isabel Ibañez

Woven in Moonlight Isabel Ibañez

A rich fantasy tale, Woven in Moonlight wraps the reader in the suspense full of intrigue, magic and revolution. Ximena is a young girl who can weave moonlight into magic thread and tapestries. She is also a decoy for the royal condesa of a people who have been pushed to the margins of their kingdom […]


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