Ella’s Night Lights by Lucy Fleming – Book Review

Book Title: Ella’s Night Lights Author and Illustrator: Lucy Fleming Genre: Children’s, Picture Books Blurb from Goodreads Nestled in a little nook in an old oak tree is a tiny girl named Ella. Ella loves light, but must be sure to avoid the sun because of her delicate wings. Flittering about at night, she collects … Continue reading Ella’s Night Lights by Lucy Fleming – Book Review

Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird – Book Review

Book Title: Kiss the Dust Author: Elizabeth Laird Genre: Children’s Fiction Blurb from Goodreads Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away. It hasn't really touched her. Until now. The secret police are closing in. Tara and her family must flee to the … Continue reading Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird – Book Review

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume – Book Review

Book Title: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Author: Judy Blume Genre: Contemporary, Coming of Age, Middle-Grade to Junior YA Blurb from Goodreads No one ever told Margaret Simon that eleven-going-on-twelve would be such a hard age. When her family moves to New Jersey, she had to adjust to life in the suburbs, a … Continue reading Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume – Book Review

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott – A Review of and Personal Reflection on the Series

There are three books in the Little Women series written by Louisa May Alcott. However, Little Women was first published in two parts: 1. Little Women Volume 1, containing 23 chapters. 2. Little Women Volume 2, also titled Good Wives. These have been republished in one book, also titled Little Women, containing 47 chapters Little … Continue reading Little Women by Louisa May Alcott – A Review of and Personal Reflection on the Series

The Miracle on Ebenezer Street by Catherine Doyle – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads An enchanting and exciting tale of Christmas magic from multi-award-winning and bestselling writer Catherine Doyle. 'Old Marley's magic was beginning to stir...' George and his father are about to spend their third Christmas without George's mother. Since she died, Hugo Bishop has thrown himself into his work, and has no time for … Continue reading The Miracle on Ebenezer Street by Catherine Doyle – eARC Book Review

The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Olia lives with her parents in an old crumbling castle, filled with hidden turrets and secret doorways. When she follows a mysterious cat to one of the castle's roof domes, she finds herself stepping through one such doorway into a magical land filled with wonders... But everything is not quite as it … Continue reading The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson – eARC Book Review

Princess Rose and the Quest of the Golden Gown by Jennifer and Daniel Frazier – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads As Princess Rose celebrates her thirteenth birthday in the kingdom of Ametheria, a mysterious map appears. Little does the princess know, but this map will begin the start of a quest that will take her across many wondrous lands and, along the way, encounter many magical creatures from mermaids to trolls to … Continue reading Princess Rose and the Quest of the Golden Gown by Jennifer and Daniel Frazier – eARC Book Review

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz #1) by L. Frank Baum – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Follow the yellow brick road! Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious … Continue reading The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz #1) by L. Frank Baum – Book Review

Cinders and Sparks 3: Goblins and Gold by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Cinders, her talking-dog, Sparks, a horse called Mouse, and Hansel (who accidentally – on purpose – ate some of a witch’s gingerbread house) continue their quest to find Fairyland. But even the bravest questers get hungry, and when the quartet stop at a market for lunch, calamity and chaos ensue.Cinders is kidnapped … Continue reading Cinders and Sparks 3: Goblins and Gold by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A funny, luminous, utterly moving novel about a space-obsessed boy, his dog Carl Sagan, and a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe. 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan-named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his … Continue reading See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng – eARC Book Review

The Lost Magician by Piers Torday – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads 'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere' The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy. 1945. They have survived the Blitz, but when Simon, Patricia, Evelyn and Larry step through a mysterious library door, it is the beginning of their most dangerous adventure yet. They … Continue reading The Lost Magician by Piers Torday – Book Review

Snowglobe by Amy Wilson – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads When daydreamer Clementine discovers a mysterious house standing in the middle of town that was never there before, she is pulled towards it by the powerful sense of a mother she never knew. The place is full of snowglobes, swirling with stars and snow and each containing a trapped magician, watched over … Continue reading Snowglobe by Amy Wilson – Book Review