I’m Disappointed…That it Took Me So Long to Read This Book! | The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

There were two reasons why I didn't read Percy Jackson the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan when it was released: In January 2005, I was a junior in high school, and I considered myself too old for middle grade novels. Yet, I wasn't too old for Harry Potter, which is the other reason I didn't read this [...]

Admitting Defeat with Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger

Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (Keeper of the Lost Cities #1) Released: October 2012 Publisher: Aladdin Add to Goodreads NO RATING, DNF Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Sophie Foster has a secret. She’s a Telepath—someone who hears the thoughts of everyone around her. It’s a talent she’s never known how to explain.Everything changes the day she [...]

Book Report: Shelby and Shauna Kitt and the Dimensional Holes by P.H.C. Marchesi

Shelby and Shauna Kitt and the Dimensional Holes Released: March 2011 Publisher: Createspace Add to Goodreads ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Shelby Kitt never gets lost. Shauna, his sister, never gets sick. As far as most people are concerned, the inseparable Kitt twins are odd 13-year-olds. No one, however - not even Shelby and Shauna - can guess [...]

The Sisters Grimm by Michael Buckley

Book Report: The Fairy-Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley

The Fairytale Detectives by Michael Buckley (Sisters Grimm #1) Released: August 2007 Publisher: Amulet Books Add to Good Reads ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: For Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, life has not been a fairy tale. After the mysterious disappearance of their parents, the sisters are sent to live with their grandmother--a woman they believed was dead! Granny [...]

Book Report: Any Witch Way by Annastaysia Savage

If I cannot live in J.K. Rowling's wizarding world pre- or post- Vol-Vol...he-who-must-not-be-named, can I live in the world Annastaysia Savage created in Any Witch Way?  I thought Annastaysia's world building was superb.  The story starts out in our reality, but as Sadie learns or her true identity, our reality blends and eventually fades into [...]