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Forest of Wonders – Linda Sue Park

★★ ½ He held the lantern higher, nerves tingling in anticipation. Raffa Santana is a young apothecary student, training under his father (Mohan) and his mother. Mohan, ever a cautious teacher, seems more intent on limiting Raffa's learningrather than encouraging it. "It's complicated," he said at last. "Perhaps when you're older." Raffa's always had a knack for knowing… Continue reading Forest of Wonders – Linda Sue Park

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Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain and Ireland – Kevin Crossley

★★★ ½ The Dark Horseman "And who shall we put in the coffin?" "No need to draw lots" said the leader. "Lay Jemmy Nowlan in the coffin." Poor Jemmy Nowlan is whisked away on an unbelievable adventure...one that take his life at any moment. This one was interesting but a bit abrupt with the plot -… Continue reading Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain and Ireland – Kevin Crossley

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Book of Mythicality – Rhett McLaughlin & Link Neal

★★★★★ I'm a long-time fan of their morning show and when I found out they had a book (and were going for a tour!) I was over-the-mother-flippin-moon. If you haven't already guessed, I loved (LOVED) this book. Before Rhett and Link were massive creators on Youtube, they began their lives together much like everyone else - in first… Continue reading Book of Mythicality – Rhett McLaughlin & Link Neal

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Teeny Tiny Gnome Tomes – Rien Poortvliet

★★★★★ Life is never dull in a gnome home. CAN YOU HEAR ME DYING??? 1) I love gnomes 2) I LOVE tiny things 3) These are TINY books about GNOMES Essentially, I am dead and in heaven with these little books. These three gnome-themed books come in a box set and are companions to Gnome Life -… Continue reading Teeny Tiny Gnome Tomes – Rien Poortvliet

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Fairy Village – Debbie Schramer & Mike Schramer

4.5 stars ★★★★ ½ We turned to discover the most astonishing sight we had ever witnessed! It was a tiny person, a man, just a little taller than the mysterious cart. Mike and Debbie Schramer were walking in the woods one day when a flock of birds began behaving strangely. Puzzled, they follow the birds until they… Continue reading Fairy Village – Debbie Schramer & Mike Schramer

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The Girl from the Well – Rin Chupeco

★★★★★ “I am where dead children go.” Just because she's dead, doesn't mean she doesn't have a life. Okiku is one of Japan's most famous vengeful spirits - she's the Girl from the Well, star of many horror stories and horror movies. Few stories start with death. Often, it starts with grief. She was killed when the man who… Continue reading The Girl from the Well – Rin Chupeco