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Brave

If you need a little bit of a pep me up or something to bolster your spirits as you prepare to take on the brand new challenge of middle school, I think I may have found something for you. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lucky 8

There’s nothing quite like summer and one of the best parts is reading spooky tales around a campfire or in the backyard under the stars. I recently picked up a great middle-grade series to sate any desires for such reads, … Continue reading

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The Boy From Tomorrow

“Hello?” Alec said, starting when the lamp in the corner flickered. Harold laughed. “Look!” Danny said. “It’s moving!” The glass piece made a whispering sound as it glided across the board. Unseen hands directed the pointer to HELLO in the … Continue reading

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Another Quest for Celeste

Celeste from A Nest for Celeste in this warmhearted new sequel following her adventures as she once again must find a new home. Taken away from her cozy dollhouse home in the attic of a plantation house, Celeste is left … Continue reading

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Intergalactic P. S. 3.

I’ve already reviewed Hope Larson’s version of Madeleine L’Engle’s original book, A Wrinkle in Time, but today I will be reviewing a short story of Madam L’Engle’s. Hope Larson vividly illustrates this story to bring it to a new generation … Continue reading

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Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match

John Watson is used to being the new kid and this year is no exception. After solving a case with the intrepid Shelby Holmes, however, this time he’s certain that he can take the Academy with confidence. The only problem? … Continue reading

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Sarah Plain and Tall

I’ve always been blessed to have a mother. There wasn’t a time when I can’t remember her being ever-present, ready (but not always willing) to cater to my every wish for cocoa and just one more story….please? Nevertheless, as will … Continue reading

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Awkward

When you’re homeschooled your whole life, middle school doesn’t really faze you. It’s more of a matter of “great, am I going to have to actually learn a new skill this year?” But there’s one thing that doesn’t change no … Continue reading

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: 2 Fuzzy, 2 Furious

What with the Avengers film debuting this weekend, I thought I might take a little time to flip through a book targeted at drawing younger audiences into the Marvel universe. The read? The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: 2 Fuzzy, 2 Furious, … Continue reading

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Lost in a Book

This week’s review is on a Beauty and the Beast stand-alone novel that takes place within the timeline of Disney’s live-action film.  Clever Belle. Beautiful Belle. Funny Belle, trapped in a palace with a monster. After saving her father from imprisonment … Continue reading

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