Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Book Review: Karma Bites

Book Review: Karma Bites

When Franny discovers how to use her grandmother's magical box of recipes, she decides to put it to good use – solving all of her problems. Let's just say there's some seriously hilarious and horrible results to this use of magic. I really loved this book. The plot moved and had some parts that had me keeling over laughing and other parts that made me go "awww". Definitely is a great book for girls in 4th grade and through middle school. There are so many fun characters in this book, I just cracked up. Franny is your average middle schooler […]

Posted August 12, 2010
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Book Review: Wildthorn

Book Review: Wildthorn

Louisa finds herself at an institution for the insane. She's a woman of class who has no idea why she has been sent to Wildthorn Hall – under a different name no less. The book spends some time flashing back to the past events of Louisa's life and what had led her to where she is now. It's a mystery and romance and a fascinating novel. I wasn't quite sure what to expect of Louisa as I was unsure if she was truly crazy or not. The flashbacks really give you a glimpse into her character. I also wasn't quite […]

Posted August 1, 2010
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Book Review: The Education ..

Book Review: The Education of Bet

Elizabeth, or Bet as she is fondly called, is the daughter of a maid and an unknown father. All her life, Bet has wanted a formal education. Yet due to her being female, this is out of the question. Will, a childhood friend, wishes to free himself of the educational constraints that have been placed upon him to pursue the military life. Enter Bet’s crazy idea… to switch places. Bet believes that it is possible for her to pretend to be Will so that she can pursue her dream while he is off living his dream. Sounds like an easy […]

Posted May 15, 2010
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