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Norse Mythology Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393356182
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 6th, 2018

This is one of my favorite books on the Norse Mythology. You can really tell that Neil Gaiman studied many different sources to create a thourough, but not too dense, collection of stories. A great intro for anyone wanting to learn more about Thor, Loki, Odin, and all the other Norse gods.

The Thief (Queen's Thief #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062642967
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 28th, 2017

A fun start to a whole series of adventures, this story is full of twists and turns. I fell in love with the series and no matter how many times I reread it I can't get enough.

The Mysterious Benedict Society Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316003957
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2008

A thrilling spy novel... for kids? When a mysterous test brings a group of unusual kids together to fight a formidable opponent will they be up to the challenge? An ideal book for kids who love mystery and adventure and are starting to read longer chapter books. 

Around the World in Eighty Days (Sterling Unabridged Classics) Cover Image
By Jules Verne, Scott McKowen (Illustrator), Arthur Pober (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781402754272
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Published: Sterling - October 1st, 2008

A classic! An adventure story full of Verne's dry humor and plenty of twists and turns. This book is nothing like the movie. It's so much better!