Beauty and the Beast: A Review

Like so many Millennials, I cherish the special place Disney holds in my heart and in my childhood memories. I admit Beauty and the Beast was not an obsession of mine in the same way The Lion King or Aladdin were, but the classic music and beautiful artistry of the Disney animated movie certainly brings... Continue Reading →

Win an Award-Winning Book!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to win a copy of Dimensions, a Tweener Time Championship book by teen author Estee Wells. Dimensions, a sci-fi children's adventure book, would make an excellent holiday gift for the pre-teen in your life. Why not get a jump start on your holiday shopping and enter to get this free... Continue Reading →

New Release

Age Recommendation: 10-14 Length: 117 pages Ari Callaghan, an average American teenager, wakes up one morning to find that he has leaped a week into the future. More horrifying, Ari discovers that his family has left for a vacation without him. He rides to his friend Jordan's house to see what's going on, but something... Continue Reading →

New Release: Haunted Dream

Age recommendation: 8-13 Length: 72 pages What a book! Angela Flatt, 5th place winner of the 2007 Tweener Time Chapter Book Competition, has woven a tale that sticks with the reader for days. "Haunting" is a good word to describe this story about grief and the nature of love. The main character, Ruth Collins, has... Continue Reading →

Goblin War

Age recommendation: I'd say 15 & up. If you're in high school, you're ready for the humor and battle sequences in this book. I will be reviewing some good books for pre-teens soon as well! Length: 336 pages I had been waiting for this book to come in at the library for an embarrassing amount... Continue Reading →

Back to School

Okay, the title is a little misleading. Since I am taking classes at Marian College, school doesn't officially begin until next Monday. But I have started catching up on my at-home classes today. I will be taking Psychology and Sociology at Marian, while Geometry and Spanish are my home subjects. My big disappointment this year is that... Continue Reading →

Crescent Earrings and Great Books!

I finally sat down today with Adam Stuck's winning book, Nathan Quist and the Curious Affair of the Crescent Earrings. I didn't put it down until it was finished. The hero of the story, Nathan Quist, takes the spotlight with ease and draws the reader into an adventure with the general feel of a Sherlock... Continue Reading →

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