STARRED REVIEW FROM SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL! January 10, 2018 BLOOD AND SAND has gotten its second starred review from School Library Journal and was named a January 2018 Popular Pick! ...this debut is a unique addition to Ancient Roman historical fiction. This stunning series starter reads like a movie, with lengthy action scenes and strong imagery that allow readers to enjoy the narrative on a different level. VERDICT Recommended for all young adult collections. — Kristin Unruh, School Library Journal Read the full review here!