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Spooktacular Reads: Part 2

This week we return to Spooktacular Reads with even more books to enjoy. As stated previously, these are all clean children’s reads that are fun for the whole family. The colorful illustrations and vivid storytelling are sure to please readers … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Reads

Though I’m a huge Halloween fan, I know many people love the opportunity to dress up, munch on some sweet treats, and have ghoulish fun. In the spirit of October, I decided to pick three of my more spooktacular reads … Continue reading

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The Van Gogh Deception

No one knows his name. No one knows where he belongs. No one knows who he is. Not even him. And what no one really knows is what might just get this mysterious boy killed. Arthur (as the tag on … Continue reading

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Around the World in 100 Days

the Wager: £6, 000 the Year: 1891 the Terms: 100 days; to circle the entire globe in an automobile. the Vehicle: The Flash, a custom-built, steam-powered motorcar. the Stakes: INCONCEIVABLY HIGH Harry has a talent for disappointing his father, the world-renowned Phileas Fogg. A drop-out of Eton, a non-conformer … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse Family

Today’s review is on a sweet little series of children’s books that are perfect for readers, both young and old. In a lonely lighthouse upon the sea, there lived a cat named Pandora. Though she loved the lighthouse, she couldn’t … Continue reading

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Mighty Jack

Once upon a time, a poor boy sold a cow for a handful of beans. A beanstalk grew. A giant fell. And they all lived happily ever after. Or did they?  Because this is not the fairytale you thought you … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Detective

Meet Toby Montrose. For the past several years, he’s never lived in one place for long, being passed around from relative to relative like an old hand-me-down. But here on Detective Row, he finally thinks he may have a home, … Continue reading

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Ivy

In the charming, perfect little town of Broomsweep, magic is underfoot. Ivy and her grandmother are healers, and they welcome everyone into their home. Even magical beasts. When an injured griffin crashes onto their doorstep, pixies flit in, and a dragon … Continue reading

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The Great Shelby Holmes

“Every writer needs a good story to tell.” So are the words of John Watson, our guide in this new book for kids. Fun, intriguing, and full of great storytelling moments, this book was a refreshing break from the more serious … Continue reading

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Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

This Christmas season, I was blessed by the gift of a Kindle fire from my Tio. Being not much of a gamer, I went the literary route and found books to read instead. This week’s pick is a fun novel that … Continue reading

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