Tag Archives: Kenneth Oppel

Happy Birthday to the Archaeologist’s Guide to the Galaxy!

Today marks the one year anniversary of my first post! To mark this day, I’m going to list the top ten most popular posts, and the top ten favorite books I reviewed this year! To see them go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com

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Airborn: Matt Cruise Series – Book 1, Kenneth Oppel, Thorndike Press (2006)

Set in a steampunk world of airships and adventure, Airborn is an exciting romp through an Early-to-Mid 20th Century world that never was. A simple, fun adventure of exploration and pirates set aboard a dirigible skyliner, this was a great read, particularly for the YA audience. This is the second review I’ve given of this text: the first was of the audiobook, which sucked. Continue reading

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