The Thief and the Sword (Cleopatra in Space #2)

22596647The Thief and the Sword by Mike Maihack

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Diamond Comics
First Published: 2015
Publisher: Graphix
Recommended Age: 10+
Pacing: Super fast
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Action, Science Fiction, Humor


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When a mysterious thief steals the ancient sword Cleo recovered in Cleopatra In Space, Book One: Target Practice, Cleo is determined to get it back, but her teachers at Yasiro Academy forbid her from risking her life. Stuck at school, Cleo is having a hard time adjusting to her newfound popularity and responsibility. And when she learns more about the prophecy that names her the savior of the galaxy and the time tablets that could decide her fate, she must go on a dangerous journey to find them before they can fall into the wrong hands. Continue reading

Target Practice (Cleopatra in Space #1)

18527488Target Practice by Mike Maihack

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Diamond Comics
First Published: 2014
Publisher: Graphix
Recommended Age: 10+
Pacing: Super fast
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Action, Science Fiction, Humor


BLURB:

When a young Cleopatra (yes, THAT Cleopatra) finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far, REALLY far future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian. She enrolls in Yasiro Academy, a high-tech school with classes like algebra, biology, and alien languages (which Cleo could do without), and combat training (which is more Cleo’s style). With help from her teacher Khensu, Cleo learns what it takes to be a great leader, all while trying to figure out how she’s going to get her homework done, make friends, and avoid detention! Continue reading