Throwback Thursday: April 11th, 2019

This week’s Throwback Thursday is a children’s classic Black Beauty spends his youth in a loving home, surrounded by friends and cared for by his owners. But when circumstances change, he learns that not all humans are so kind. Passed from hand to hand, Black Beauty witnesses love and cruelty, wealth and poverty, friendship and…

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Throwback Thursday: August 30th, 2018

I’ve decided to do Throwback Thursday but blog style. I am going to select a book I have read before and see if I would still read it. This week’s Throwback Thursday is a classic. click on the picture for Amazon link. “One of the most delightful and enduring classics of children’s literature, The Secret Garden by Victorian author Frances Hodgson Burnett…

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The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co. : Book 1) by Jonathan Stroud

3 Stars Publisher: Disney Book Group, Disney-Hyperion Date of publication: August 26th, 2014 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Middle Grade, paranormal Number of pages: 401 POV: 1st person Series: Lockwood & Co. The Screaming Staircase – Book 1 The Dagger in the Desk – Book 1.5 The Whispering Skull – Book 2 The Hollow Boy – Book…

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The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: A Fiendish Arrangement (The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: Book 1) by Alexandra Bracken

Title: The Dreadful Tale Of Prosper Redding Author: Alexandra Bracken Publisher: Disney Book Group, Disney-Hyperion Date of publication: September 5th, 2017 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Middle Grade POV: Alternating 1st person Series: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding – Book 1 Where you can find The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding:…

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Dream Magic (Shadow Magic: Book 2) by Joshua Khan

Title: Dream Magic Author: Joshua Khan Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Date of publication: April 11th, 2017 Genre: Children’s Fiction, Middle Grade, Fantasy, Young Adult Grade level: 3-7 Number of pages: 352 Series: Shadow Magic Shadow Magic – Book 1 Dream Magic – Book 2 Where you can find this book: Amazon Book synopsis (from Goodreads): A fabulously…

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The Star Thief by Lindsey Becker

Title: The Star Thief Author: Lindsey Becker Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date of publication: April 11th, 2017 Genre: Middle Grade, Children’s Fiction Number of pages: 408 Where you can find this book: Amazon Book synopsis (from Goodreads): Honorine’s life as a maid at the Vidalia mansion is rather dull, dusting treasures from…

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Pixie and The Green Book Mystery by Coraline Grace, Illustrations by Encarna Dorado

Title: Pixie and The Green Book Mystery Author:  Coraline Grace Illustrator: Encarna Dorado Publisher: Wonder Bay Publishing Date of publication: November 19th, 2016 Genre: Children’s book, Fantasy Number of pages: 97 POV: 3rd person Where you can find this book: Amazon Book synopsis (via Goodreads): Pixie’s school day is an apple disaster, but a trip…

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Wrath of the King (Tales of Dovewood: Book 2) by Anna B. Madrise

Title: Wrath of the King Author: Anna B. Madrise Publisher: Black Quill Enterprises Date of publication: July 11th, 2016 Genre: Fantasy, Children’s Fiction Number of pages: 264 Series: Tales of Dovewood The Hobgoblin Queen – Book 1 (review here) Wrath of the King – Book 2 Black Magic Rising – Book 3 (expected publication year:…

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The Hobgoblin Queen (Tales of Dovewood: Book 1) by Anna B. Madrise

Title: The Hobgoblin Queen Author: Anna B. Madrise Publisher: Black Quill Enterprises Date of publication: August 19th, 2015 Genre: Fantasy, Children’s Fiction Number of pages: 282 POV: 3rd person Series: Tales of Dovewood The Hobgoblin Queen – Book 1 Wrath of the King – Book 2 Black Magic Rising – Book 3 (expected publication year:…

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