Power to the Princess by Vita Weinstein Murrow

Publication Date: September 6th 2018  Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books Read Date: June 19 2018 Genre: Fantasy / Retelling / Children's book / Middle Grade / Anthology Pages: 96 Stars: 4/5   In this stunning anthology, 15 favorite fairytales have been retold for the #metoo generation. These princesses are smart, funny, and kind, and can do anything they set their … Continue reading Power to the Princess by Vita Weinstein Murrow

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Esme’s Wish (Esme Series #1) by Elizabeth Foster

Publication Date: October 30th 2017 Publisher: Odyssey Books Read Date: May 24th 2018 Genre: Fantasy / Middle Grade / YA Pages: 252 Stars:5/5 “A fresh new fantasy of an enchanting world.” - Wendy Orr,author of Nim’s Island and Dragonfly Song. When fifteen-year-old Esme Silver objects at her father’s wedding, her protest is dismissed as the action of a stubborn, … Continue reading Esme’s Wish (Esme Series #1) by Elizabeth Foster

Matilda by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Published: August 16th 2007 (first published 1988) Publisher: Puffin Books Genre: Children’s Fiction / Classic  Pages: 240 Stars: 5/5 “The Trunchbull” is no match for Matilda! Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, … Continue reading Matilda by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Destiny’s Gambit (The Voyages of Jake Flynn #1) by R.J. Wood

  Published: January 24th 2015 Publisher: HeroicTales.com Read Date: March 24th 2018 Category: Middle Grade/ Young Adult / Science-fiction / Fantasy / Steampunk Pages: 224 Stars: 4.5/5 Jake Flynn’s parents disappeared when he was a baby. On his twelfth birthday, the mystery of why his parents disappeared begins to unravel when he discovers a glowing … Continue reading Destiny’s Gambit (The Voyages of Jake Flynn #1) by R.J. Wood