Publisher: Clarion Books

Book Review: Evil Fairies L..

Book Review: Evil Fairies Love Hair

Evil Fairies Love Hair captured my attention from the first page. If I could have grown a flock of fairies in middle school and gotten a wish, I wonder if I would have gone for beauty. Ali is sick of feeling like the dumb sister, so she decides to grow her fairies so she can gain more aptitude. The only problem is there are a lot of rules and ones that don’t appear until it’s too late. A boy named Michael passed them onto her and if she doesn’t succeed, he won’t get his wish either – which is to […]

Posted August 12, 2014
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Book Review: Alchemy and Me..

Book Review: Alchemy and Meggy Swan

I remember loving Karen Cushman's books when I was younger and when I saw that Kathryn Kellgren was narrating this one, I had to check it out from the library. I was really excited to start this audiobook and set to some housework right off. I loved the narrator right off. I expected this and tuned into Meggy's voice as she started off with a curse of "Ye toads and vipers" and went on to describe her predicament. Sent for from her estranged father, Meggy leaves the tavern she was raised in to live with her alchemist father, who thought […]

Posted September 11, 2011
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Book Review: The Year We We..

Book Review: The Year We Were Famous

Why I read this: I actually got a request from the author, which doesn't happen often to me and the more I read about this book, the more I felt driven to read it. And so I did. 🙂 Plot: Based on family stories, Carole has created a fantastic historical fiction novel about a journey of a young woman with her mother from the west coast to the east coast of America during the late 1800s. Scattered with letters, a bit of romance and some serious danger, this is a book you won't be able to put down. I love […]

Posted April 4, 2011
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Book Review: Tyger, Tyger

Book Review: Tyger, Tyger

When Teagan's cousin comes to live with them, her whole world is turned upside down. Not only does she have some serious chemistry with Finn, but horrible creatures start appearing, causing tragedy and misfortune to the Wylltson family. And when her father goes missing, Teagan must travel into a world she barely knows and they must use what they know of the lore to bring their father back. But will they be able to make it back? Unfortunately, the plot was fantastic, but the characters felt really flat. I had to reread the one page that was written about the […]

Posted July 23, 2010
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