recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Age Group 10+

Recommendation: The Princess, The Scoundrel, And The Farm Boy

Recommendation: The Princess, The Scoundrel, And The Farm Boy

The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy by Alexandra Bracken If your son is anything like mine, it is almost impossible to get him to read outside of his allotted “required reading” for school. The summer has always been a struggle for me as […]

Recommendation: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Recommendation: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs “I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.” Happy Summer! We get lots of reading done in the hot […]

Review: Alice – The Wanderland Chronicles

Review: Alice – The Wanderland Chronicles

Alice : The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan ” ‘Rule number one: Always protect your queen.’ “ Alice Carroll is desperate. A plague has been sweeping her city for an incalculable amount of time and although she and her sister have been able to avoid […]

Recommendation: The Selection

Recommendation: The Selection

The Selection by Kiera Cass ” 35 girls.  1 crown.  The competition of a lifetime. “ There are few books that I have come across that have such beautiful covers as those of The Selection Series, by Kiera Cass. The series spans three books with […]

Review: Dream Magic

Review: Dream Magic

Dream Magic by Joshua Khan ” The six legendary princes who’d brought magic into the world and founded the great houses of magic. Her ancestors. Djinn, the master of fire. Coral, lord of the seas. Typhoon, ruler of the endless winds. Herne, the antler-headed sorcerer […]

Review: The Alchemyst – The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

Review: The Alchemyst – The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

The Alchemyst – The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott ” I am legend. Death has no claim over me, illness cannot touch me. Look at me now and it would be hard to put an age upon me, and yet I […]

Review: Lost in a Book

Review: Lost in a Book

Lost in a Book by Jennifer Donnelly “The second vulture screeched. He shook his head, and then his wings. Death’s pale cheeks flushed with indignation.  “I know there are rules, Truque!” she said. “I know I cannot go to the girl before her time. But […]