“The Adventures of Lettie Peppercorn” is definitely quirky. The novel is carried by a cast of imaginative and colorful characters that entice you to keep turning pages.
Browsing: ages 8-12
“Eden’s Wish” is a decent read. But there’s nothing spectacular about it. It’s pretty middle of the road when it comes to middle grade books.
I’ve never been a fan of books written in verse. So it was with some trepidation I started “Full Cicada Moon,” by Marilyn Hilton. Turns out I had nothing to worry about.
“A Curious Tale of the In-Between” is engrossing. The story is interesting on its own, but it’s the main character that makes this story sing.
Jennifer Brown’s “How Lunchbox Jones Saved Me From Robots, Traitors, and Missy the Cruel” is unlike anything I’ve read in a long time, and that’s a good thing.
The plot of Jennifer A. Nielsen’s “A Night Divided” is perfect for a movie, book or play. You couldn’t ask for better.
There are a number of reasons why I wanted to read Robert Beatty’s Serafina and the Black Cloak. But I wasn’t expecting the nuanced surprises along the way.
Jackson Pearce’s The Doublecross is one of those books where you can guess the outcome from the beginning but don’t mind because the journey is so fun.
Ammi-Joan Paquette’s Princess Juniper of the Hourglass is a princess book. But it is also a book of self-discovery, which makes all the difference.
Katy Towell’s Charlie and the Grandmothers has a Roald Dahl-esque feel to it — it’s a bit dark and lined with a bleak, smirking humor.