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

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 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

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

We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Imagine being forced to move to a new planet where YOU are the alien!The first time I heard about Planet Choom, we'd been on Mars for almost a year. But life on the Mars station was grim, and since Earth was no longer an option (we may have blown it up), it … Continue reading We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey – Book Review

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Translated by Katherine Woods) – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of … Continue reading The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Translated by Katherine Woods) – Book Review

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas.It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible.If you are one of those people who believe that some things are impossible, you should put this book down right away. It is most certainly not for you.Because this book is FULL … Continue reading A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig – Book Review

‘Cinders and Sparks: Fairies in the Forest’ by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In this second hilarious Cinders and Sparks adventure, our chaotic comedy duo head for Fairyland to find Cinders’s mother – and get more than they bargained for… Cinders and her talking dog Sparks are on the run, in the Deep Dark Forest, after Cinders performed magic at the castle and made everyone … Continue reading ‘Cinders and Sparks: Fairies in the Forest’ by Lindsey Kelk – Book Review