Monthly Archives: April 2020

Cover Reveal for Jennifer A. Nielsen’s Next Big Book

Here’s our first ever cover reveal! Are you on the edge of your seat for Jennifer A. Nielsen’s next book? (You should be, it looks very exciting.) Here’s how you play: Answer the trivia question in the comments section. (I’ll … Continue reading

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Words on Fire – The Impossible Choices of War

Words on Fire By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Danger is never far from Audra’s family farm in Lithuania. She always avoids the occupying Russian Cossack soldiers, who insist that everyone must become Russian — they have banned … Continue reading

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Resistance – Little Known Events of WWII

Resistance By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, … Continue reading

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The Court of Miracles – Are You Ready To Be Swept Away? Revolution is Bubbling in France, Revisiting the Days of Jean Valjean.

The Court of Miracles By Kester Grant Spoiler Alert!   Summary Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the wake of the French … Continue reading

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The Mermaid’s Sister -Do You Love Fairytales? This One Hits the Mark!

The Mermaid’s Sister By Carrie Anne Noble Spoiler Alert! Summary There is no cure for being who you truly are… In a cottage high atop Llanfair Mountain, sixteen-year-old Clara lives with her sister, Maren, and guardian, Auntie. By day, they … Continue reading

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Siege and Sacrifice – Will There Be A Happy Ending?

Siege and Sacrifice Numina Series By Charlie N. Holmberg Spoiler Alert!   Summary From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series comes the enthralling climax of a cataclysmic war between monstrous creatures. Sandis has finally freed … Continue reading

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