Review of The Familiars by Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson

Do you remember being enchanted by tales of valor and noble deeds? Of wizards, dragons, and magic? The Familiars by Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson features an orphan cat named Aldwyn who holds the fate of the kingdom in his paws. Y’all, I am such a Redwall/Brian Jacques fangirl. So of course, any sort […]

Retro Friday: Harriet The Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Retro Friday is a meme hosted by Angieville where on Fridays you review an older book! I have an affinity for precocious children. Regular children irritate me, but give me a kid wise beyond their years and I will gladly read the book they are in. Harriet is slightly precocious, just enjoy to be real […]

Retro Friday: The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Retro Friday is a meme hosted by Angieville. Basically the premise is that you review a retro book on Friday. As this is my first time participating in Retro Friday, I thought I would review a novel near and dear to the hearts of everyone except for me. Honestly, I sort of feel like the […]

Review of The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

I don’t often read children’s books. I don’t consider YA to be children’s literature. This means I am not as well-read in a certain genre as I would like to be. Now when I say children’s lit, I don’t mean picture books. I mean the books that are in the juvenile section of the library […]

Review of The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

The Last Unicorn is a truly beautiful, breathtaking book. It is very short, but quite a bit is packed into those pages.

Review of Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe

Seriously, why would you want to read about a vampire stalker when you can read about a vampire bunny? Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe is a fantastic children’s book which would be a perfect read for today, Halloween, especially if you have children who frighten easily (there are no real scary moments). The book […]