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Title: Bandette: in Presto!
By: Paul Tobin
If Catwoman and Batman had a daughter together, and that daughter was French, it's very possible you would get Bandette. A master class thief, yet interested in bringing justice to the "bad" criminals in Paris, Bandette is a mystery wrapped in an enigma. Why does she do what she does? ... [Read more]
Posted by berlinskit on April 26, 2014
Tags: teen fiction, graphic novel
By: A. C. Gaughen
It’s the story of Robin Hood, but it’s not his story. Instead the protagonist is Will Scarlet, but in a way we’ve never seen him before. This time around, he’s a she, and she’s every bit the thief of legend that we’ve heard about. Gaughen does a wonderful job writing ... [Read more]
Posted by berlinskit on Dec. 15, 2013
Tags: fiction, kids fiction
Title: The False Prince
By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
What drew me to the first book of the as yet uncompleted Ascendance Trilogy by newcomer Jennifer A. Neilsen was the cover. (I’ll admit that I do judge books by the cover.) I was doubly intrigued when I read the summary on the inside flap, although I do NOT recommend ... [Read more]
Posted by berlinskit on July 16, 2013
Tags: teen fiction
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