Category Archives: Kids’ Fiction

Here be dragons, sci-fi warriors, and monsters of all kinds…

The Hotel Between

This week we’re reading an exciting read released last year. Filled to the brim with mayhem, mystery, and adventure, The Hotel Between is one book you won’t want to miss. The Story: Cameron wishes life could be easier for him … Continue reading

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Tangled in Time: The Portal

This week we’re reading a book released earlier this year by renowned children’s author Kathryn Lasky titled Tangled in Time: The Portal. The book is the first of what seems to be a series of novels in the historical fantasy … Continue reading

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Scream and Scream Again

As spooky season gets in full spirit and chills, we’re reviewing some more haunting reads. This week on the blog as we get to the big day itself, we’re reading R. L. Stine’s and the Mystery Writers of America newest … Continue reading

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The Strangers

This week we’re reading an excellently crafted book by lauded children’s author Margaret Peterson Haddix. This is the first book in a series entitled Greystone Secrets, the beginning novel being this week’s read The Strangers. The Story: Chess, Emma, and … Continue reading

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Nightbooks

If you’re looking for a bookish read with just the right touch of mystery and nightmarish chill, consider picking up this week’s read, Nightbooks, by J. A. White. The Story: There’s nothing quite like a scary story, except when it’s … Continue reading

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Dear Sister

I usually enjoy a uniquely formatted book and one with a big heart is to be even more appreciated. Today we’re looking at a children’s book that will touch your heart whether or not you are an older sibling or … Continue reading

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A Drop of Hope

Contemporary novels for younger readers are getting better and better these days. With focus on character, Keith Calbrese writes a tender novel of belief in magic, family, and finding oneself. The Story: The last thing Ernest Wilmette wants to do … Continue reading

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Escape From the Isle of the Lost

Recently, I was blessed to receive a copy of the newest Melissa de la Cruz Descendants novel through a giveaway generously hosted by Leslie Kay from The Disneybound. Today we’re going to be reviewing the fourth and possibly last novel … Continue reading

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Cats vs Robots

In this week’s delightful tale, whimsy and reality collide with all the villainy that felines and artificial intelligence have to offer in Cats vs Robots! The Story: For cats, there’s only one thing that can rouse them from their plushy … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare

I’ve become a pretty big fan of sci-fi over the past few years. While the genre selections for children can be hit or miss, The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare is a read worth checking out. The Story: In a … Continue reading

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