SOMETHING TO TELL YOU, by Lucy Diamond, Panmacmillan

When Frankie stumbles upon an unopened letter from her late mother, she’s delighted to have one last message from her . . . until she reads the contents and discovers the truth about her birth. Brimming with questions, she travels to York to seek further answers from the Mortimer family, but her appearance sends shockwaves … Continue reading SOMETHING TO TELL YOU, by Lucy Diamond, Panmacmillan

VERY RICH, by Polly Horvath, Puffin Canada/Penguin Random House

Ten-year-old Rupert Brown comes from an ordinary family. They live in a small house in the poorest section of Steelville, Ohio, and have little money or food. So when Rupert inadvertently finds himself spending Christmas at the house of Turgid River -- the richest boy in town -- he is blown away to discover a … Continue reading VERY RICH, by Polly Horvath, Puffin Canada/Penguin Random House

THE ENCHANTED LIFE, UNLOCKING THE MAGIC OF THE EVERYDAY, by Sharon Blackie, Ambrosia Publishing

  Enchantment. By Dr. Sharon Blackie’s definition, a vivid sense of belongingness to a rich and many-layered world, a profound and whole-hearted participation in the adventure of life. Enchantment is a natural, spontaneous human tendency — one we possess as children, but lose, through social and cultural pressures, as we grow older. It is an … Continue reading THE ENCHANTED LIFE, UNLOCKING THE MAGIC OF THE EVERYDAY, by Sharon Blackie, Ambrosia Publishing