Author Teri Harman successfully cements a timeless love between Willa and Simon that becomes the foundation of a whirlwind plot with a magical, flying fireball war zone in "Blood Moon," which is the first in the Moonlight Trilogy.
There are moments in The Kona Shuffle where your eyes scan the words as fast as they can as your jaw hangs open catching flies. There’s just the right balance between locals only inside jokes and a fast-paced action-packed narrative. Like a good plate lunch, there’s a little bit of everything here that satisfies. If you’re heading to Hawaii, it’s a great beach or plane read that guarantees you’ll be checking menus for loco mocos and paying a little more attention to your fanny pack in…
‘Ewa Which Way by Tyler Miranda peels back the bandage of what adults think adolescence is like to expose the raw, oozing strawberry of reality. I loved this book for its ability to show all the complicated rules, expectations, and entanglements of being a 12-year-old boy trying to make sense out of adult behavior.
On a beautiful Sunday morning in Lauele Town, Hawaii, all Kahana wants to do is jump in the ocean and catch some breakfast. Too bad there’s something in the water that wants to eat a skinny old man. Unnerved, Kahana and ‘Ilima decide to comb the reef and look for ‘opihi instead. What they find changes everything. In One Boy, No Water Uncle Kahana told one version of Zader’s birth. In this novella more of Zader’s remarkable story is revealed of how he came to be part of the Westin ‘ohana.
In Lauele Town, Hawaii, Kona Inoye has a problem he can’t tell anyone about. There’s something under his bed that craves sweet-smelling things. Kona’s trying to handle it as best he can, but as a kid things are not always in your control.