Double Feature Friday: Kitty Hawk 2 and 3

Friday, January 20, 2017

Hi Everyone!

Stopping by today with another Double Feature Friday. Today I am bringing you two more books in the Kitty Hawk Series. :) Happy Reading!


Author: Iain Reading
Summary from Goodreads: Kitty Hawk and the Hunt for Hemingway's Ghost is the exciting second installment in a new series of adventure mystery stories that are one part travel, one part history and five parts adventure. This second book in the series continues the adventures of Kitty Hawk, an intrepid teenage pilot who has decided to follow in the footsteps of her hero Amelia Earhart and make an epic flight around the entire world. After flying across North America Kitty's journey takes her down south to Florida where she plans to get a bit of rest and relaxation before continuing on with the rest of her long and grueling flight. As Kitty explores the strange and magical water world of the Florida Keys her knack for getting herself into precarious situations sweeps her headlong into the adventure of a lifetime involving mysterious lights, ancient shipwrecks, razor-toothed barracudas and even a sighting of the great Ernest Hemingway himself. This exhilarating story will have armchair explorers and amateur detectives alike anxiously following every twist and turn as they are swept across the landscape and history of the Florida Keys all the way from Key West to the strange and remarkable world of Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas.

Kitty Hawk and the Hunt for Hemingway's Ghost is a perfect book to fire the imaginations of readers of all ages. Filled with fascinating and highly Google-able locations and history this book will inspire anyone to learn about and experience as much of our amazing world as they can - just like Kitty Hawk herself.

Personal Review:

I rarely say this, but I have to say that I liked the second book more than the first. That is not saying anything about the first, because I really enjoyed it, but this was fun. I liked being reunited with Kitty Hawk and the adventures she gets herself into-even when trying to relax and have down time.

The book is imaginative and it certainly brings out the adventurer in me. I appreciate that she is able to solve what is presented to her, even if it is not in the way that I would have thought. These books are a lot of fun.


Author: Iain Reading
Summary from Goodreads: 
Following in the footsteps of her hero Amelia Earhart, Kitty Hawk sets off on an epic flight around the world and arrives in Iceland's capital city of Reykjavik where she finds herself immersed in a beautiful alien world of volcanoes, Vikings, elves and trolls. Before she knows it Kitty is plunged head first into an amazing adventure that sweeps her across a rugged landscape where humans and nature exist side-by-side in an uneasy truce and magical realms seem to lie just out of sight beneath the surface.

Kitty Hawk and the Icelandic Intrigue is the dazzling third installment of the Flying Detective Agency series featuring Kitty Hawk, an intrepid teenaged seaplane pilot with boundless curiosity and a knack for getting herself into - and out of - all kinds of precarious situations.

This is a perfect book to fire the imaginations of readers of all ages - armchair explorers and amateur detectives alike. From dangerous criminals and corrupt government officials to mystical beings and clashes with the elemental forces of nature, this book has it all. Come and join Kitty Hawk as she experiences the strange and extraordinary world of the Icelanders, and unravels the Icelandic Intrigue.

Personal Review: I have been to Iceland and this book definitely makes me want to go back.  I enjoyed my trip there and this book brings out some of the beauty and details of Iceland that makes their culture so rich. I loved that in these books you also learn something.

In this book, Kitty Hawk is one again up to exploring and getting herself into situations. She has quite the curiosity! I enjoyed this book and recommend it for those who want to learn about a place different than what they are used to.

Disclaimer: I was awarded these books from the publishers. Though I did not pay for the book, the opinions are strictly my own.

Happy Reading!

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