For The Emerald Tablet:

“Highly recommended for later elementary and middle school readers, boys and girls, fans of traditional fantasy or not.”
— Jen Robinson, Jen Robinson’s Book Page

Five Stars – Recipient of the Gold Star Award for Excellence
“I loved every minute that I was reading it, and I feel like I want to reread the book over and over again. … While reading the book I kept thinking that in a way it was almost like a myth that was being told and how cool it would be if it was actually true… Fans of Rick Riordan’s PERCY JACKSON series will particularly enjoy this book.”
— Teens Read Too

“I loved this one…Its playful style–with everything being so matter of fact–charmed me… This one is light, fun, and hard to put down.”
— Becky’s Book Reviews

“The childlike wonder this tale inspires is far from childish, as it encourages children to read, fosters an interest in New Age topics, and can be enjoyed by parents and children reading together.”
— New Age Retailer

“What a fantastic debut novel! I really can’t wait to read the rest of this series.”

— The Story Siren

THE EMERALD TABLET draws readers in from the first page with likeable characters and surprising mysteries… Readers will be eager to read more fantastic adventures by P.J. Hoover.”
— Linda Joy Singleton, author of THE SEER and DEAD GIRL series


For The Navel of the World:

The Navel of the World is excellent middle school grade fiction…I highly recommend the Forgotten Worlds trilogy for later elementary and middle school readers.” — Jen Robinson, Jen Robinson’s Book Page

Five Stars – Recipient of the Gold Star Award for Excellence
“Goodness, these books are good! They are so jam-packed with adventure that it is hard not to love them. With the combination of the great plot and characters, along with the flawless writing, it was quite difficult to put the book down.” — Teens Read Too

“The Navel of the World is one of those wonderful times where the sequel of a series is even better than the first. It was funnier, more original and faster paced. This book was just so much fun to read!” — Reader Rabbit

“What did I enjoy about this one? I loved the use of mythology. I loved the adventure. I loved the humor. And most of all I loved the time travel.” — Becky’s Book Reviews

“Fast paced action keeps the reader turning the pages…Fans of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series will enjoy this fantasy as will Garth Nix fans too!” — YA Books Central

“This one is better than the first. If you liked THE EMERALD TABLET, you’ll love THE NAVEL OF THE WORLD.” — Beth Revis, author of ACROSS THE UNIVERSE