Author: Ellen Potter

Book Review: The Humming Ro..

Book Review: The Humming Room

While I knew the inspiration of this book came from The Secret Garden, I thought the story would not have too many similarities. I loved The Secret Garden as a child and was eager to read something inspired by that novel. Roo is an orphan and fortunate to find that her uncle is wealthy and willing to take her under his wing. The place where he lives is full of sadness and there's this overwhelming secret filling the halls. Roo often hears the cry of a child and wonders if it is not a ghost, than what could it be. […]

Posted February 21, 2012
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Book Review: The Kneebone B..

Book Review: The Kneebone Boy

The Hardscrabbles, Otto, Lucia (pronounced Lu-CHEE-a), Max, and their father, Casper, are a little different than other families in the small town of Little Tunks. You see, years earlier, Mrs. Hardscrabble disappeared. There one day and gone the next. And what happened to Tess Hardscrabble is a complete mystery. One that everyone is not quite sure that can be solved. But leave to three very inquisitive children to see if they can. The Kneebone Boy is a witty and enchanting novel. And the narration… wow, it is definitely one of a kind. The story itself is told through one of […]

Posted September 12, 2010
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