The Lady of Bolton Hill – Elizabeth Camden

Title: The Lady of Bolton Hill Author: Elizabeth Camden Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Clara and Daniel are the best of friends, despite their drastic differences in social classes in the late 1800’s. Clara’s father sends her to England where she becomes an investigative journalist. She gets in trouble for reporting about children in the coalContinue reading “The Lady of Bolton Hill – Elizabeth Camden”

Behind the Lights – Helen Smallbone

Title: Behind the Lights: The Extraordinary Adventure of a Mum and Her Family Author: Helen Smallbone Genre: Memoir Plot: Helen Smallbone is the mom (or mum because she hails from Australia) of 90’s and early 2000’s Christian singer Rebecca St. James and now popular Christian duo for King and Country. In this book, she tellsContinue reading “Behind the Lights – Helen Smallbone”

The Dot – Peter H. Reynolds

Title: The Dot Author and Illustrator : Peter H. Reynolds Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: It’s the end of art class and Vashti hasn’t created anything. Her teacher tries to encourage her, but Vashti’s unsure. Vashti doesn’t think she’s an artist. Her teacher suggests she starts by drawing a dot. When she’s done, Vashti’sContinue reading “The Dot – Peter H. Reynolds”

The Hidden Palace – Helene Wecker

This is a sequel to The Golem and the Jinni. Title: The Hidden Palace Author: Helene Wecker Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: Chava, the golem, and Ahmad, the jinni, are still hiding in plain sight in New York City. Though some people are starting to notice them. They must find a way to survive orContinue reading “The Hidden Palace – Helene Wecker”

Guest Post – Acid for the Children

Thank you Mick Nash of Good to You for this review. Title: Acid For The Children Author: Michael Peter Balzary aka “Flea”, a popular bass player for the band Red Hot Chili Peppers Genre: Autobiography, Memoir Plot: A read about Flea’s childhood and formative years. The book dives into his adventures in Los Angeles, SouthernContinue reading “Guest Post – Acid for the Children”

Found Things Series – Paula Brackston

Book 4 is available now. Titles: Book 1 – The Little Shop of Found Things, Book 2 – Secrets of the Chocolate House, Book 3 – The Garden of Promises and Lies Author: Paula Brackston Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: Book 1 – Xanthe and her mother, Flora, have just moved to Marlborough to startContinue reading “Found Things Series – Paula Brackston”

Summer of Dreams – Elizabeth Camden

Is book is a short story connected with From This Moment Title: Summer of Dreams Author: Elizabeth Camden Genre: Historical Fiction, Short Story Plot: Evelyn White wants to prove to her general father that she’s capable of going to college to study engineering. She’s building a water pump for her greenhouse but doesn’t know howContinue reading “Summer of Dreams – Elizabeth Camden”

The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt

Title: The Day the Crayons Quit Author: Drew Daywalt Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Drew has just received a packet of letters from his crayons. All of the letters are complaints from the different color crayons. Each crayon wants to be used for a different kind of drawing. Both yellow andContinue reading “The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt”

Mists of Palenque Series – Leonide Martin

Title: Book 1 – Yohl Ik’nal of Palenque Author: Leonide Martin Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Yohl Ik’nal is a young noble woman, and niece to the ruler of Lokum Ha, a prominent city of the Maya. She’s brought up among the priests and priestesses, as she’s a gifted student. Yohl is also destined to becomeContinue reading “Mists of Palenque Series – Leonide Martin”

Chrysanthemum- Kevin Henkes

Title: Chrysanthemum Author: Kevin Henkes Illustrator: Kevin Henkes Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: It’s Chrysanthemum’s first day of school. She’s grown up loving her name. But the other kids laugh and make fun of her when they hear her name. Chrysanthemum returns home dejected. She no longer loves her name. But something happens whenContinue reading “Chrysanthemum- Kevin Henkes”

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