By K.A. Reynolds. (254 more pages towards my page challenge hosted by Book Dragon’s Lair) I found this book on MG Book Village’s book club list. I was hoping to join their Twitter discussion but ended up not being available at that time. All I knew was that it was a story about dealing with death and ghosts. I purchased the book via Amazon and when it arrived I was crushing on… Read More

“I Wish You More Hugs than Ughs” was the phrase that got my attention. It was one of those moments when you are sure the author wrote something just for you. This book is simply adorable and perfect in every way. Created by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld and put out by Chronicle Books, you can’t go wrong adding this to your collection. If you have not read this book you… Read More

Poppy Mayberry by Jennie K. Brown is my first 194 pages towards my Page Challenge from Book Dragon’s Lair. In case you didn’t read my previous post about this challenge, I’m only aiming for Bonsai Level which is 12,000 pages. So I just have to read about 65 more books this length. EEEK. Can I possibly allow myself this much spare time? I better! I signed up – I posted that I’d… Read More

Recently I finished The Starblade Chronicles series by Joseph Delaney and did not come to the end with the usual sadness and grief I have when finishing a well-loved book. I enjoyed them, but as my nephew said when I asked how he liked them, they were “eh”. This could, of course, be because Delaney’s previous series The Wardstone Chronicles was so incredibly addictive to both me and my nephew. The original… Read More

by Richard Peck When I think back on this book it is very much like thinking on old friends. Such an incredible book that it absolutely has to be on my list of the three most influential books from my childhood. Previously I wrote about Prince Ombra and Out of the Bug Jar. They were both fairly innocent introductions to the world of fantasy and adventures, but nothing could have prepared me… Read More