The present day discovery of a child’s remains in a peat bog south of Glasgow looks to finally solve the decades old mystery of ten year old Mary McInally’s disappearance. Karen Marshall had been devastated by her best pal’s abduction on the day of her confirmation. Questioned by the police but traumatized by the loss … Continue reading THE INNOCENT DEAD: A RHONA MACLEOD THRILLER, by Lin Anderson, MacMillan
Jasmine’s dad is a farmer, and her mum is a large-animal vet, so Jasmine spends a lot of time caring for animals and keeping them out of trouble. Unfortunately, this often means she gets into hot water herself… In the first in the series, A Piglet Called Truffle, Jasmine rescues a tiny little piglet from … Continue reading A PIGLET CALLED TRUFFLE: JASMINE GREEN RESCUES, by Helen Peters, Illustrated by Ellie Snowdon, Walker Brooks US, Candlewick Press
Every kid can be a superhero by fighting plastic waste at home, at school, and in their community! This engaging guide is chock-full of facts, vibrant art, graphics, and #2minutesuperhero missions--practical ways to take action now. Readers will learn not only how to combat plastic waste head-on, but how to advocate for a cleaner world, … Continue reading KIDS FIGHT PLASTIC: HOW TO BE A 2 MINUTE SUPERHEO, by Martin Dorey, Illustrated by Tim Wesson, Candlewick Press
Growing up in Colorado, Josephine Madson has been fascinated by but has shied away from the outside world--one she's been raised to believe killed her parents. When Dave Warden, a rancher, shows up to their secret home with his wounded father, will Josephine and her sisters risk stepping into the world to help or remain … Continue reading AIMING FOR LOVE, BOOK ONE, BRIDES OF HOPE MOUNTAIN, SERIES, by Mary Connealy, Bethany House
Everyone Deserves a Second Chance Escape to the snow-covered streets of Amsterdam in this deeply romantic read, featuring twists, turns and characters you'll fall in love with. Out October 2020 448 Pages MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion. I've had the pleasure of reading and reviewing all of Karen … Continue reading TOGETHER BY CHRISTMAS, by Karen Swan, MacMillan/Pan MacMillan
Ah, Love... This latest Big Nate installment by bestselling author Lincoln Peirce will take readers on a hilarious, romantic, rock-and-roll adventure!Nate Wright is born to be wild! And when Enslave the Mollusk is invited to play at the P.S. 38 annual open house, he and his bandmates are on the stairway to heaven. While the kids rock, … Continue reading BIG NATE, BLOW THE ROOF OFF, by Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel Publishing
Who really did it? Murder and mayhem, magic and world-building--a fantasy author's creation.
Big or small, facing challenges are easier with friends.
When Kitty looks for the perfect home, she makes an unlikely best friend—Dragon! From Epic! Originals, Kitty and Dragon is a lovable early reader series about finding true friendship when you least expect it. Book 1 of this early reader series features three adorable stories about Kitty and Dragon—best friends, even when one of them is snoring, … Continue reading KITTY AND DRAGON, EPIC!, by Meika Hashimoto, Illustrated by Gillian Reid, Andrews McMeel Publishing
Being the new kid at camp is never easy, especially for a bigfoot, a hyperactive jackalope, a fairy who can barely fly, and the only human boy! A series about the unlikely friendships forged at Camp Moonlight—“where being different isn’t unusual…it’s FUNusual!” Norm is worried about fitting in at camp. Literally. He’s not just tall … Continue reading CREATURE CAMPERS: THE SECRET OF SHADOW LAKE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Joe McGee, Illustrated by Bea Tormo, Andrews McMeel Publishing