Sunday, August 26, 2012

Beware...Jo is a DANGEROUS baby...

Title: The Order of Odd-Fish(Odd-Fish #1)
Author: James Kennedy
Publisher: Random House
Pub Year: 2009
Genre: YA fantasy/sci-fi

Rating: 5/5

Jo Larouche, a thirteen-year-old girl who lives in an ornate "palace" in a desert, has her world turned upside-down and inside-out when she is transported to quirky Eldritch City via fish. She soon meets Ian, a dashing young squire, and Aubrey, an idolized television star, and goes on the adventure of a lifetime when a rival group of squires threatens the name of Odd-Fish. Learn about the society of the Odd-Fish in this one-of-a-kind debut by James Kennedy!

So...where do I start? I had an opportunity to see James—and I did—, as well as interview him! You can see the interview here. This was a phenomenal debut, and when I got it, I was a little skeptical. Did I really want to read a book with a large fish puking on it? The answer was...No. For whoever said don't judge a book by its cover, they were SO WRONG! As soon as I saw it, I was weirded out, and I don't think I read it until about a week after, when I was cleaning out my desk in my room. After reading the first chapter (which describes a rambunctious party at a palace in the middle of nowhere), I was hooked! Kennedy couldn't have written if better if he had tried.

The price of the book is (US)$9.99, but only the paperback copy, at B&N.


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the great review, Cameron! I'm delighted you liked the book! (And thanks for having me by for the interview, too!)


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