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Summer Reading – Week 2

This week I’m reviewing a series rather than a selection of books from this week’s picks. I read this series a while back and decided to get them again to enjoy. Enola is alone spelled backwards. And that is exactly … Continue reading

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Summer Reading – Week 1

With so much reading going on this summer, I’ve got too many books to post a review of just one book a week. So I’m doing a quicker review of selected books from my 50-book list of the week. This … Continue reading

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Lock and Key: the Initiation

James Moriarty is one of the greatest criminal masterminds the world has ever known. But before he became the scheming, remorseless villain he is now, he was just my older brother, James…At Baskerville, an elite private boarding school founded by … Continue reading

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Willy’s Stories

Every week I walk through these doors and something incredible happens. I go on amazing adventures.  Come with me and I’ll show you… With colorful images and a fun, quizzical way of telling the story – or stories, one might … Continue reading

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Cleopatra in Space

What do you get when you take one of the most famous characters in history and mash it up with science fiction? Cleopatra in Space!  The first graphic novel in the series introduces us to our spunky heroine, depicting her discovery … 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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Missy Piggle Wiggle and The Whatever Cure

Dear Missy, As you know, my husband, Mr. Piggle-Wiggle was called away some years ago by the pirates. After waiting so long for him to return, I have decided to take matters into my own hands and find out what … Continue reading

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Mama Seeton’s Whistle

I recently found this book at the library. SO cute and such a well illustrated, good read. One day as Mama Seeton came out to call her young son, Skippy, she couldn’t find him. Though she looked everywhere, he wasn’t to be … Continue reading

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American Girl: Ultimate Visual Guide

Have I ever mentioned I love American Girl? If not, here’s a book to remind you of a great company and story: In the 1980s, Pleasant T. Rowland had a remarkable idea. Inspired by the history of our country and the true … Continue reading

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Word of Mouse

“No matter the temperature, home is always colder when there’s no family to share it with.” -Isaiah In a mad dash to escape the terrible labs where he’s been raised, Isaiah is separated from his family. Alone in the suburbs and … Continue reading

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