Two for Thursday: Gabriel Stone and the Divinity of Valta Shannon Duffy, Gabriel Stone and the Wrath of the Solarians by Shannon Duffy

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Welcome to this weeks Two for Thursday! This week we’re showing off the first two books in the Gabriel Stone series. Check them out and maybe you’ll find something new you like! As always, courtesy of Month9Books there’s a giveaway at the bottom!

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Gabriel Stone and the Divinity of Valta (Gabriel Stone #1)
Shannon Duffy
Published: 1st January, 2013
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Genre: Fantasy
Age: Middle Grade

Summary:

Gabriel Stone is a twelve-year-old boy still reeling from the unsolved disappearance of his mother. With a dad who’s hard to relate to, and mounting pressures at school, Gabriel lets off steam by hiking in the place where his mother was last seen. There, Gabe and friends find a crystal that proves not only beautiful, but magical beyond their wildest dreams. Only, magic and beauty come with a price: in order to return home, they must save the dying world of Valta.

What Readers are Saying:

“Gabriel Stone and the Divinity of Valta is a fun-filled adventure filled with talking monkeys, flying tigers, magical powers, and three best friends who are smart, funny, loyal, and above all, authentic.” –Rachel Harris, New York Times bestselling author

“…this is a book that triggers the love for reading books.” – Alexander – Book Reviewer

“A truly magical and entertaining read!” – Lauren Hammond  – Author

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Gabriel Stone and the Wrath of the Solarians (Gabriel Stone #2)
Shannon Duffy
Published: 15th April, 2014
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Genre: Fantasy
Age: Middle Grade

Summary:

Gabriel Stone is back from Valta, but the adventure is just beginning! His friend Tahlita is trapped in Willow Creek with no memory of Valta. Gabe, Piper, and Brent are determined to reunite Tahlita with her father. Yet even as they do, Prince Oliver arrives asking for their help. Menacing forces known as the Solarians have kidnapped the Empress and Princess and are threatening the lives of humans everywhere. Along with talking tracker monkey, Finley, the friends battle vampire mermaids and a living, blood-filled lake in their quest to save the Empress and Princess. Even with cool new powers, Gabe discovers their strongest weapon is their friendship as they battle the Solarians and rescue a cursed white witch—who may be the only one who can save Valta.

What Readers are Saying:

“Reading this book brought me back to a time when magic and zero worries filled my life.” – Reviewer from A Leisure Moment

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Shannon Duffy

About the Author

Shannon Duffy grew up on the beautiful east coast of Canada, and now lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband and son, Gabriel. She’s mom to one boy, and several pets. Shannon loves writing, reading, working out, soccer, and the sport of champions: shopping.

Links:

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

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