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The Great Gilly Hopkins: the movie

I discovered Katherine Paterson‘s work as an adult, and it changed what I thought I knew about books for young readers. I have a special fondness for The Great Gilly Hopkins. 100 more words

Book review: The Silver Donkey


The Silver Donkey by Sonya Hartnett, Penguin Australia, ISBN 9780143301578 

Matilda borrowed this book from her school library.

Two sisters called Marcelle and Coco discover a soldier in a French forest. 207 more words

Book Reviews

Tuesday's Treats - September 27th

Tuesday’s Treats is a weekly blog post dedicated to newly released books that I’m most excited for.
(Books are in no particular order.)

All books featured this week will be released: SEPTEMBER 27th… 475 more words

New Releases

Quista, Book One: Danay

Title: Quista, Book One: Danay

Author: Aviva Bel’Harold

Publisher: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing / EDGE-Lite

Pub. Date: 9 May, 2016

Series: Quista #1… 274 more words

The Wishing World ~ By Todd Fahnestock

3 Stars

I received a copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

This was a quick read for me. The writing style and easy plot allowed me to speed through the story, though this isn’t a bad thing. 213 more words


Long And Winding Road--THE SECRET KEEPERS-A Review

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a review for a middle grade fantasy from Trenton Lee Stewart. THE SECRET KEEPERS is an adventure that keeps on going, set in a world under the control of a madman and unraveled by one ingenious 11 year old. 800 more words


This is seriously one of the best middle grade novels I’ve ever read. It’s clever and has great themes and characters, working very well within the context of the fairytales that most Western people are familiar with. 1,177 more words