Publish date: October 1st 2002
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Rasmussem Corporation (#2)
I was going to die. I was never going to get past the first step of the game, and I was going to die. -Chapter 4 Between the barbarian hordes waiting at our northern border for the first sign of weakness, and the peasant uprisings in the east, now is not the time for an inexperienced sheepherder ...
This book is an excellent example of how much the YA genre has shifted over the past decade. I read a fair amount of current YA, and while I'm technically old for it, I'm clearly not that far out of the marketing department's sights. Publishers Weekly informs me that today's YA is generally aimed at...
4 Stars First let me say, this book is not for everyone. This was written for gamers or maybe parents of gamers, because of the way the story is laid out. A solid example of young adult literature, this is not a coming of age story but rather a character learning and maturing story.Giannine is a 1...
"Heir Apparent" is "Groundhog Day" in a computer-generated fantasy world. Giannine gets trapped in a fantasy game of duelling heirs, and must find a solution to the game in order to escape.Unlike "Groundhog Day", there's no convenient jump-montage from working out the repetition to the "been there ...
I read this years ago, and I don't remember exact details, but I do remember really liking it! :D It's such an interesting story idea, and a fantastic story! :D I definitely need to reread it sometime in the future. :)
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