Thursday, May 7, 2009

Book Review: Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman

Good morning Bloggerville fans. Zebee here with a fantasy mid-grade story today.
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“Sam” Mae Costas is nobody’s idea of a hero. She is constantly teased about her thick glasses, small size and her asthma attacks are embarrassing and difficult to control. When Sam is forced to spend the summer on her grandpa’s farm she thinks things can’t get much worse.
Deep in the caverns below the farm, Prince Buznor is a young Awok on a life-and-death mission to sace his world. He has to find Sam and prove to her that only she can find and control the Crimson Crystal…the one weapon that can defeat the evil threatening his people.
To reach the Crimson Crystal Sam must journey through the hostile Land of Geffen, facing hordes of catacomb dwarfs, vicious vampire bats and deadly monsters. Can Sam overcome her fears, her doubts, and find the Crimson Crystal in time to save the Awokian world?
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Ben Furman is a master weaver of fantasy in this story. Sucking you into the world known as ‘Innerworld’ you race through the book to find out if Sam succeeds in her mission. The description used to tell you what it’s like inside Mile High Mountain is fantastic.

If you have a child who’s in 4th through 7th grades, they will thoroughly enjoy this book.

Where can you purchase it?

See you back here Sunday with another great zoo to check out.