“A young hero. Barbaric monsters. An impossible quest.” Matthew Reilly’s Troll Mountain has all the ingredients necessary to create an action-packed fable for all ages. In an isolated valley, in a tribe of humans live Raf, a scrawny 17 year old, and his younger sister Kira. After being orphaned as children, thanks to a rogue troll and [...]
Brogan Lomax is an avid reader and writer with a BA in English, although she currently works as a pre-school teacher in Hamilton. In her spare time, she can most likely be found with her nose in a book. She has always been a huge lover of the classics, but over the past few years she has branched out, with fantasy/sci-fi and YA novels taking up more and more room on her already overflowing bookshelves.
The Dead Lands, by Benjamin Percy
Benjamin Percy’s The Dead Lands is a kind of post-apocalyptic retelling of the Lewis and Clark’s expedition across America in the early nineteenth century. Set 150 years into the future, a devastating illness, which caused its sufferers’ lungs to burn and for them to cough up blood until they died, has wiped out all but a [...]