Book Review: The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde


Author: Jasper Fforde Title: The Song of the Quarkbeast Publication Info: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd (2011) Summary/Review: The second book in the Kazam series returns to Hereford where dictatorial King Snodd IV is looking to corner the market on magic.  The only person who can stop him appears to be Jennifer Strange, the orphan teenager who manages employment…

Book Review: The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde


Author: Jasper Fforde Title: The Last Dragonslayer Publication Info: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2010. Summary/Review: This is the first in a series of books for young adults by the ever-so-brilliant Welsh author Jasper Fforde.  He sets his books in an alternate universe, this time a balkanized Britain the Ununited Kingdom, specifically the Kingdom of Snodd led by…