Tag Archives: fantasy

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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A Wrinkle in Time

To celebrate the premiere of the film this weekend, I decided to revisit an old classic with A Wrinkle in Time.  “Wild nights are my glory,” beamed Mrs. Whatsit. So begins A Wrinkle in Time, with the storm that sweeps a rather … Continue reading

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100 Dresses

I frankly can’t believe I haven’t reviewed this series before. Susan Maupin Schmid wrote a marvelous debut novel and has continued with a sequel that I love just as much. The 100 Dresses series follows the adventures of Darling Dimple … Continue reading

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Missy Piggle-Wiggle Returns

Dear Missy, I’m afraid this is yet another letter written in haste, as I believe I’m closing in on my husband the rest of the pirates….Can you stay on a bit longer? Have you needed to search for the silver key yet? … 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 Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Part 3

I’m sorry it’s been so long between these posts, but the holidays came up and the school year started all over again. On top of all that, I forgot. Oops! But I’m back now with part 3, the first portion … Continue reading

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A Fairy’s Friend

There are fairies in the sky, All around you, fairies fly. Flit and flutter, tumble, twirl, When the wind blows, fairies swirl…   So begins this entrancing children’s book by fabulous author Sue Fliess and illustrator Claire Keane. If you’ve ever … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Part 2

Here’s this week’s little tidbit, part two of the prologue. Enjoy:   Egypt, 1885 He hated sand. The gritty element seemed to be everywhere in this wretched place. The only place he managed to escape it was in the comforts … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Part 1

First off, a very Happy, if belated, Thanksgiving to you all! I hope that your day was filled with fun, family, laughter, and good memories. Today I return with the first part of my fan fiction sequel. If you recall … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Introduction

At the beginning of this year, my mom found a movie on Netflix titled The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box. She suggested it to me and my pop. We decided to give it a go and, to our surprise, found … Continue reading

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