Monday, May 23, 2011

Book review of Steel

Title: Steel
Author: Carrie Vaughn
Chapters: 15 plus epilogue
Pages: 294
Genre: time travel/ teen historical fiction
Rating:  4 ½ stars
            Jill is a modern girl who loves to fence, but somehow ends up transported back in time three hundred years to a pirate ship; with a female pirate captain. After losing a fencing tournament her family takes a vacation to Jamaica, Jill cannot enjoy her vacation she is still trying to figure out what she did wrong to lose the match.
     Walking on the beach she finds a piece of a sword on the beach. Falling over board during a boat tour transports her back in time to a deck of pirate ship. What’s a girl to do? How does she find a way back home? Will these pirates be friend or foe? Join Jill’s journey as she learns to be a pirate, makes friends and tries to find her way home. Finally a pirate book even if it is also modern that has a strong female pirate.

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