The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell By: Chris Colfer

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell is about Alex and Conner. Fairy tales play an important part in their lives. Alex and Conner used to go to their grandma’s house all the time, and their grandma and dad would take turns reading fairy tales to them out of the family’s big green book. But…

The Alchemyst By: Michael Scott

The Alchemyst is about Sophie and Josh Newman. They are twins and live in San Francisco with their aunt while their parents are on an archeology expedition. When the twins witness a strange man attacking bookshop owner Nick Fleming with magical spears of energy and Nick defending himself with exploding balls of light, their lives…

York: The Shadow Cipher By: Laura Ruby

York: The Shadow Cipher is the first book in the York Trilogy. I read this book (and series) at the same time as my mom, and we both really enjoyed it. York: The Shadow Cipher is about Theo and Tess Biederman, who are twins. They are named after Theodore and Theresa Morningstarr, who created New…

Half Upon a Time By: James Riley

Half Upon a Time is about Jack, the son of Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk. Jack is tired of practicing battling dragons and rescuing princesses. But when a girl, May, falls out of the sky right in front of Jack, things start to get a little more interesting. May’s grandmother, who may just be…

Over the Moon By: Natalie Lloyd

This book was a recommendation from a friend, and I am so glad she told me about it! It is a very good book. Over the Moon is about a twelve year old girl, Mallie, who lives in Coal Top. Coal Top is a very dreary place; all the boys work at the mines, all…

The Problim Children By: Natalie LLoyd

The Problim Children is about seven children who mostly live on their own in the Swampy Woods while their parents go on expeditions for the Queen of Andorra. There is Mona, the prankster; Toot, who speaks through toots; Wendell, the reader and baker; Thea, who’s motto/mantra is “Every day is a good day for a…

Review of A Song Below Water By: Bethany C. Morrow

I joined a book club for February, March,and April, hosted by the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, and this was the first book that we read. This book was absolutely amazing and has a great message. I also got to meet with the author on Zoom during the book club meeting, and I…

Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe

Bunnicula By: Deborah and James Howe Bunnicula was a really good book. I read Bunnicula in the Spine Crackers book club at the Adair County Public Library. Bunnicula is narrated by a dog named Harold. One night Harold’s family comes home, and they have a bundle with two eyes looking out. Inside the bundle is…