Has Anyone Seen Jessica Jenkins? is an interesting book in that these kids gain superpowers but with a scientific basis for the reason behind it. Jessica starts turning invisible in class one day and her best friend also notices it. Together they try to figure out how and why she can turn invisible. They start to do small experiments to find out how she can do it and work on her power. Little does Jessica know that her mother’s best friend and her godmother Nancy is the reason behind her sudden change. When she was a baby, her and two others […]
Author: Liz Kessler
North of Nowhere tells the story of Mia, whose grandfather has recently gone missing, leaving her grandmother in quite a state. Mia and her mother travel to Porthaven and Mia is unhappy in the boring town, thinking there will be no one she can relate to. When she is walking one day, she finds an boat and in it, a journal of a girl her age. Every day, Mia writes in the journal and gets a reply from Dee, who she cannot wait to meet. Her father often leaves her at home when traveling inland, but soon she will be […]
Short & Sweet: A fun yet beautifully written novel about a human who finds out that she can turn into a mermaid. I really enjoyed listening to this short novel and realized why all of my girls love these books – they're full of drama, friendships, and, of course, mermaids. Final Verdict: Kessler does a fantastic job with Emily's voice and I can't wait to read more of her adventures.