Friday, November 28, 2008

Book Review - Nightmare Academy ( Monster Hunters Bk. 1) by Dean Lorey

Charlie Benjamin is your average thirteen year old, he wants to make friends, have fun and just fit in. Unfortunately for Charlie he can never fit in, Charlie has a secret. When ever he goes to sleep he has nightmares and his nightmares come to life, harming everyone around him. Charlie is special and he has a gift that opens portals into the Netherworld, where the nightmares live.
Fortunately for Charlie he has found a school called the Nightmare Academy that will teach him how to control and banish his nightmares. But there's one small problem, Charlie must first learn to control his fears. With the help of new friends and his own cleverness Charlie just might make it out alive.

If you loved the Harry Potter series you might want to give Nightmare Academy a try.

Nightmare Academy Bk.1 just won "Best children's novel of the year" by The Sciba (Southern California Independent Booksellers Association).

Friday, November 21, 2008


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