Tag Archives: family relationships

The Fifth Doll – What Are Your Secrets?

The Fifth Doll By Charlie Holmberg Spoiler Alert! Summary The bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series transports readers to a darkly whimsical world where strange magic threatens a quiet village that only a courageous woman can save. Matrona lives … Continue reading

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Zombelina – When the Undead Dance

Zombelina By Kristyn Crow Illustrations by Molly Idle Spoiler Alert! Summary Zombelina loves to dance. She moonwalks with mummies and boogies with bats. She spins like a specter and glides like a ghost and loves to dance for her family the most. … Continue reading

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The Oddling Prince – What Happens When the Fey Fall In Love?

Book Review : The Oddling Prince By Nancy Springer Spoiler Alert! Summary In the ancient moors of Scotland, the king of Calidon lies on his deathbed, cursed by a ring that cannot be removed from his finger. When a mysterious fey … Continue reading

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The Hundredth Queen – Sisterhood Gone Awry

Book Review : The Hundredth Queen By Emily R. KIng Spoiler Alert! Summary He wanted a warrior queen. He got a revolutionary. As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion … Continue reading

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Caraval – Is It A Game Worth Playing?

Book Review : Caraval By Stephanie Garber Spoiler Alert! Summary Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has … Continue reading

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The Heirs – To Inherit or Not To Inherit?

Book Review : The Heirs By Susan Rieger Spoiler Alert! Summary Brilliantly wrought, incisive, and stirring, The Heirs tells the story of an upper-crust Manhattan family coming undone after the death of their patriarch. Six months after Rupert Falkes dies, leaving a grieving widow … Continue reading

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The Reading Promise – How To Create A Bridge With Your Child

Book Review : The Reading Promise My Father and the Books We Shared By Alice Ozma Spoiler Alert! Summary When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 … Continue reading

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