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Midsummer’s Mayhem – A Baking Delight With A Dash of Shakespeare

Midsummer’s Mayhem By Rajani LaRocca Spoiler Alert! Summary Can Mimi undo the mayhem caused by her baking in this contemporary-fantasy retelling of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson comes from a big Indian American family: Dad’s a renowned food … Continue reading

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The Tinker’s Daughter – Do You Want Steampunk Elves?

Book Review : The Tinker’s Daughter e-book By Jamie Sedgwick Spoiler Alert! Summary Breeze is an outcast, a half-breed orphan born into a world torn apart by a thousand years of war. Breeze never knew her elven mother, and when her human father … Continue reading

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“Spindle’s End” – A Classic Fairy Tale of Sleeping Beauty With a Twist

Book Review : Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley Spoiler Alert! Magic can be a nuisance, and needs constant vigilance to keep it at bay making fairies’ services a necessity for the non-magical folk of the realm. The King and Queen … Continue reading

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“Wildwood Dancing” – A Modern Interpretation of a Classic Fairy Tale

Book Review : Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier Spoiler Alert! Jena and her sisters came to live at Piscul Dracului, an old stone castle, about nine years ago. By chance they found a portal to enter the Other Kingdom and … Continue reading

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