Blog · Books

Field Trip to the Alpaca Farm – Kathy Kuzck

★★★★★ Absolutely loved this one! Mrs. Owen introduced the children to two alpacas, Cody and Snarf...they had been best friends since they were born. Miss Sutter brings her elementary class to Rainbow's End Alpacas to get to know all the ins and outs of an alpaca farm. Her class loves the field trip - they get to meet… Continue reading Field Trip to the Alpaca Farm – Kathy Kuzck

Blog · Books

The Whisper Man – Alex North

★★★★★ It's not going to be easy, and I need to start with an apology. Because over the years I've told you many times that there's no such thing as monsters. I'm sorry that I lied. Tom arrives at Featherbank with seven-year-old Jake in tow to escape the memories of their recently deceased wife and mother. And… Continue reading The Whisper Man – Alex North

Blog · Books

The Shadow Reigns – K.S. Reigns

★★★ ½ "The witches have us surrounded." Mrs. Astley blinked..."How very inconvenient, I've just made a pot of tea." After barely surviving his most recent battle, George "Hunter" Astley must contend with a myriad of problems.  His body is in shambles and his heart in pieces. No, it had been worse. The woman he loved had turned… Continue reading The Shadow Reigns – K.S. Reigns

Blog · Books

The Great Pretenders – Laura Kalpakian

★★★ ½ "Me? I'm fit for nothing." "You're a girl. You just need to get married." "Don't be stupid." Roxanne Granville is the darling heir of Empire Pictures. She's spent her life in the lap of luxury - rubbing elbows with all the stars and starlets thanks to her grandparent's booming movie business. But with… Continue reading The Great Pretenders – Laura Kalpakian

Blog · Books

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott

★★★★★ “Don't try to make me grow up before my time…” The March sisters may be radically different but they all have one thing in common - love. Their love for their mother and father, their love for adventure and for each other unites them in this troubled time. The Civil War is afoot and all… Continue reading Little Women – Louisa May Alcott

Blog · Books · Uncategorized

Ellie and the Harpmaker – Hazel Prior

★★★★ ½ "Christina, I'm totally in love," I confided, "With the harp." It was completely and totally unexpected, but it happened. One day Ellie wanders down a path she never has before and stumbles upon a wonderfully hidden secret. A harp maker (Dan) lives in a beautiful old barn where he hand-carves harps of all sizes… Continue reading Ellie and the Harpmaker – Hazel Prior

Blog · Books

The Last Year of the War – Susan Meissner

★★★★★ "It's all right, my dear," I tell her. "It's all right. I'm dying, too." Elise Sontag lives with her mother, father and younger brother in Iowa. Her parents are from Germany and as the 1940s roll through, the witch hunt for the Nazi's is under way. No one said anything to one another. We were tired.… Continue reading The Last Year of the War – Susan Meissner