Author: Jonathan Auxier

Book Review: The Night Gard..

Book Review: The Night Gardener

The Night Gardener may be pegged as middle grade, but it certainly scared me as a reader at times. The story is of two Irish siblings, Molly and Kip, whose parents were lost at sea and they are on their way to find work in England. At least they would be, if anyone would tell them where to find the house in the woods, one that no one dares to near. On the way they meet an old woman, who tells them the way in exchange for a story, she is curious as to what happens at the house they […]

Posted May 8, 2014
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Book Review: Peter Nimble a..

Book Review: Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

I'm a sucker for books about young boys who are thieves. My favorite book of all time is Oliver Twist (of course). So when I heard about this one, I couldn't resist picking it up. Peter Nimble is not only the greatest thief that has ever lived, he is also blind. When he must steal a set of glass eyes for his evil guardian Mr. Seamus, he puts a pair in and is instantly transported to an island. Here he sets off on an adventure that is amazing. Filled with interesting characters, evil villians to be conquered and children to […]

Posted December 5, 2011
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