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ENCHANTÉE Written by Gita Trelease Published by Flatiron/Macmillan, February 5, 2019 My star rating - 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her... Continue Reading →



SKYWARD (Skyward #1) Written by Brandon Sanderson Published by Delacorte Press, November 6, 2018 My star rating - 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Spensa's world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what's left of the... Continue Reading →

The Librarian of Auschwitz

THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZ Written by Antonio Iturbe Published by Henry Holt, October 20, 2017 My star rating - 2 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a... Continue Reading →

Tilly and the Bookwanderers (Pages and Co)

TILLY AND THE BOOKWANDERERS (Pages and Co. #1) Written by Anna James Published by Harper Collins, September 18, 2018 My star rating - 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: Eleven year-old Tilly has lived above her grandparents' bookshop ever since her mother... Continue Reading →


WILDCARD (Warcross #2) Written by Marie Lu Published by G.P. Putnam Son's Books for Young Readers, September 18, 2018 My star rating - 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that... Continue Reading →

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday

LET'S GO SWIMMING ON DOOMSDAY Written by Natalie C Anderson Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, January 15, 2019 My star rating: 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS:           When Abdi's family is kidnapped, he's... Continue Reading →

A Reaper at the Gates

A REAPER AT THE GATES (An Ember in the Ashes #3) Written by Sabaa Tahir Published by Razorbill, June 12, 2018 My Star rating: 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS:           Beyond the Empire and within it, the... Continue Reading →


OUTLANDER Written by Diana Gabaldon Published by Anchor Canada, 2002 (First published in 1991) My star rating: 5 stars!! THE SYNOPSIS:           The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from... Continue Reading →

The Cuckoo’s Calling

THE CUCKOO'S CALLING Written by Robert Galbraith (a.k.a - J.K. Rowling) Published by Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Co, April 30, 2013 My star rating: THE SYNOPSIS:           After losing his leg to a land mine in... Continue Reading →

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