I was browsing through a bookstore over the weekend when I came across
a novel series that’s numbered. It’s called “Fearless.” It’s apparently
marketed to teen girls and features a heroine who is “born without the
Now I’ve always been fascinated with these types of
books (such as “The Destroyer,” “Hardy Boys” or even “Sweet Valley
High”), as they “evolve” over time like comic books. Plus they usually
cater to pop culture and are an interesting barometer of “what’s going
on” during their time of publication.
I glanced through the books and saw two web site listings www.alloy.com and www.simonsays.com.
Fearless series is interesting to me. First off it already is up to
“novel” number 31. It’s also a “new” series, that is it would be a good
time to jump aboard for my nieces.
- So what I’m wondering is if any
of you have heard of this series and if I ought to buy a couple for my
nieces. Is it appropriate for girls ages 11 to 15?
- Does anyone know of a site that offers a good synopsis of the series?
- And while I’m at it, is it even any good for girls who are well-read?
- And has it ever been a comic?