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The Secret of Platform Thirteen – Eva Ibbotson

But in every city there are those who have not forgotten the old days or the old stories. The ghosts, for example … The people who plodged about in the sewers under the city and came up occasionally through the man holes beside the station, they knew … and so in their own way did the pigeons. 579 more words


I See a Cat

I See a Cat
Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

Paul Meisel
Holiday House, 2017

From Goodreads, “When a housebound dog spies a cat, a bird, and other animals outside a glass door, he is excited: I see a cat. 226 more words


The Little Girl Behind The Mirror | Matteo Astone

Stella, the little princess of the Village of the Mirror, disappeared years ago. The only hope for the end of her parents’ tears is the water spring in the woods and its mysterious message that no one really understands. 480 more words


Mini Reviews: Recent Release Round-Up

The reading frenzy continues and I’ve got three more mini reviews for everyone today, so scroll down for my thoughts on new discoveries and old faves! 1,030 more words


Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Writing: 5 Characters: 4.5 Plot: 4.5

Another middle school age book snuck into my (overwhelmingly large) pending reading pile yesterday by means of the “bookseller recommends” shelf at the local Indie bookstore. 429 more words

Children's Fiction

ColorFULL by Dorena Williamson | Book Review

“Celebrating Colors God Gave Us.”

One thing I hear often is “I’m colorblind, I don’t see color.” While I understand the intent and desire, it shouldn’t be our response. 262 more words


The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life by Mark Lowery

The amazing Maisie returns to review

The Jam Doughnut that Ruined My Life


Mark Lowery

Roman Garstang is obsessed with food – particularly Squidgy Splodge raspberry-jam doughnuts – but he is about to learn that things are not always as sugar-coated as they might seem. 18 more words

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