Tag Archives: tween reads

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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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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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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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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Annie’s Life in Lists

Once in a while there are interestingly formatted books that come into the children’s genre. Kristin Mahoney recently released a quaint book called Annie’s Life in Lists. The Story: Annie loves making lists, but she doesn’t quite like her freakishly … Continue reading

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Estranged

If you’re anything like me, you might have grown up watching cult classics like Labyrinth, clutching worn copies of Spiderwick to your chest, and searching for fairies around every tree trunk in the park. While we may not discover any … Continue reading

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Confusion is Nothing New

This week we’re reading a recent release about loss and finding oneself called Confusion is Nothing New. The Story: Ellie just wants life to be normal, but that’s sort of hard when your dad’s just told you that the mom … Continue reading

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