Monthly Archives: January 2014

Dueling Reviews: Raiju: A Kaiju Hunter Novel by K.H. Koehler

Colleen says:   Kevin Takahashi is a 16-year-old refugee from San Francisco living in New York City with his dad.  San  Francisco was destroyed by a kaiju, or monster (think Godzilla).  A shark had eaten so much polluted fish that … Continue reading

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Dueling Reviews: The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

The MonsterLibrarian says:  In The Monstrumologist, twelve year old Will Henry is thrust into danger when a grave robber brings a horrifying creature to his mentor, Dr. Warthrop, in the middle of the night. Dr. Warthrop is a monstrumologist, a monster-hunting doctor, … Continue reading

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Review: Valley of Dragons: The Sasha Strange Chronicles by K. H. Koehler

The third and final volume in K. H. Koehler’s tale of steampunk, time travel and dragons is just as good as the previous two.  As in the second volume, there is a reorienting chapter at the start, and then the … Continue reading

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Review: Sea of Serpents: The Sasha Strange Chronicles by K. H. Koehler

K. H. Koehler has put together a great second stage to her tale of time travel, steampunk and dinosaurs.  This volume picks up where Planet of Dinosaurs ended complete with a short summary to reorient the reader.  In Sea of Serpents, Sasha Strange, … Continue reading

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Review: Planet of Dinosaurs: The Sasha Strange Chronicles by K. H. Koehler

  Time Travel Steampunk.  This is a fun read from K. H. Koehler.  The story begins in 1889, with the heroine, Sasha Strange, on the verge of being married off to the boorish brute Lord Sirius Quinn.  To the chagrin … Continue reading

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