Cassidy Jones and Vulcan’s Gift by Elise Stokes

21 Feb

Cassidy Jones and Vulcan’s Gift

By Elise Stokes

Kindle Edition reviewed

File Size: 449 KB -ages 9+

Published by JACE Publishing LLC. on December 4, 2011

Teen superhero Cassidy Jones is back in an all-new adventure! Cassidy and Emery, Cassidy’s 15-year-old super-genius boss/side-kick, are up against an all-new evil villain with powers equal to hers! OH, I forgot to tell you. Cassidy Jones has awesome superpowers (super-enhanced senses, super speed, super strength and a whole lot more) which she got during an accident in Serena Phillips’ (Emery’s mom) scientific laboratory. In “Vulcan’s Gift” Cassidy and Emery uncover a plot that involves an escaped tiger, the “Metal Man” super villain, an invention made by the Germans during World War II that some people will stop at nothing to get, and a Sasquatch (but that was really Cassidy in a furry coat). Follow along as Cassidy tries to learn how to control her growing powers, make-up with her boyfriend, survive gym class…and save the world!

In my opinion, Cassidy Jones is as great a superhero as any others! Cassidy is an awesome main character because she really is a “regular” kid that just happens to have superpowers. I really like how she keeps trying to figure out how to use her powers and how to control them. I also like Emery even more in this book. I like how Emery is a super genius, but in the second book he seems even more like a teen or kid and he’s a little more cool. I really like the way Ms. Stokes tells an action packed good vs. evil story in a super clean way (a way that younger kids can read without having bad words or graphic violence in it). I also like that Cassidy’s little brother, Chazz, kind of figures out that she’s a superhero and I hope that  we learn more about this in the next book. The ending of “Vulcan’s Gift” is AWESOME because it shows the meeting of two evil villains that are combining forces for the next great adventure!

FIVE OUT OF FIVE bookworms for “Cassidy Jones and Vulcan’s Gift”!!

If you missed my review of book 1 in the Cassidy Jones series, “Cassidy Jones and the Secret Formula” you can find it HERE. Both books are available on nook and kindle. You can get paperbacks of book 1 on Amazon.

For more information about The Cassidy Jones Adventures and Ms. Stokes, please visit her website HERE.

16 Responses to “Cassidy Jones and Vulcan’s Gift by Elise Stokes”

  1. Timothy Davis February 21, 2012 at 7:59 am #

    Great to know the second is as good as the first! Thanks, Erik.


  2. Michelle Isenhoff February 21, 2012 at 9:07 am #

    Great review! I agree completely. I love this series. Hopefully Ms. Stokes is busy writing the next one!


    • thiskidreviewsbooks February 21, 2012 at 7:01 pm #

      Thanks! I can’t wait for the third book, too! It is an AWESOME series! I hope that everyone that reads it will enjoy it! 🙂


  3. Susanna Leonard Hill February 21, 2012 at 12:34 pm #

    Haven’t read this series but it sounds really fun. I’ll have to check it out!


    • Patricia Tilton February 21, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

      I haven’t read the series, but I imagine teens really like a super hero with powers. Like how you set up this review Erik. Always like your take.


      • thiskidreviewsbooks February 21, 2012 at 7:24 pm #

        Thank you Ms. Tilton! I think anyone that likes superheroes will like it!


    • thiskidreviewsbooks February 21, 2012 at 7:06 pm #

      IT IS AWESOME!!!!!!! I hope you like it!


  4. Stacy S. Jensen (@StacySJensen) February 21, 2012 at 5:03 pm #

    I haven’t read the series either, but appreciate the information that it’s clean without graphic violence. There are some movies with great stories, but I just can’t stand hearing & seeing the violence. So, I’m all for less violence.


    • thiskidreviewsbooks February 21, 2012 at 7:33 pm #

      I also appreciate the clean-ness and non-graphic-violence-ness (actually, I’ve never read a book with graphic violence)! I’m usually not allowed to read books with a lot of bad words (if it has one/a small amount of bad word(s), my Mom just crosses it/them out). I get upset when there’s a book that sounds to have a great idea, but they have a ton of bad words. 😦


  5. Elise Stokes February 21, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

    What a wonderful review, Erik! Thank you so much! I’m very glad you enjoyed Vulcan’s Gift, and hope you’ll review The Seventh Attendant this winter. You never cease to amaze me. Keep up the good work! 🙂


    • thiskidreviewsbooks February 22, 2012 at 8:02 am #

      Thank you Ms. Stokes! I HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL WINTER FOR THE NEXT BOOK?!? ACK! Too long!!!


  6. Abigail Bermeo February 28, 2012 at 5:13 pm #

    Hi, Eric! My name is Abigail. I have to say for your age you are a very good writer. I just read your synopsis on Cassidy Jones and the Secret Formula. I will read the book on my kindle. I’ll tell you if I like it. Thanks!


    • thiskidreviewsbooks February 28, 2012 at 8:41 pm #

      Hi Abigail! Thank you for the nice compliment! I hope you like “Cassidy Jones and the Secret Formula”! Please let me know what you think about it!



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