Tag Archives: children’s fantasy

Dealing with Dragons

Dealing with Dragons by Patricia Wrede This is an older, but definitely still good one. I listened to the audio, an early full cast production by Bruce Coville. In the story, Princess Cimorene’s parents want to marry her off, due … Continue reading

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Magyk and Flyte

Septimus Heap: Magyk by Angie Sage. Narrated by Allan Corduner. Septimus Heap: Flyte by Angie Sage This children’s fantasy series got starred reviews when it came out a couple of years ago, and I just got around to it, listening … Continue reading

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Books!

I realized with less than a week to go that I had not even picked out the adult nonfiction book I’d said I’d review for the June Librarian’s Choice page. Oops. The adult summer reading theme (which we’re not really … Continue reading

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Inkspell

I’m feeling massively behind here – so the recent request to start doing a real journal will have to wait, as will reviews of the other books I’ve recently read. But here’s a good book to tide everyone over. I … Continue reading

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Castles and Earthquakes

The Secret of Castle Cant by K.P. Bath This is a delightful little fairy tale novel. I guess you could call it fantasy, but there is no magic involved. The Barony of Cant is a tiny little country in Europe, … Continue reading

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Tintenherz

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Yay, children’s fantasy! I think this is the third book by Funke that I’ve read, and so far it’s my favorite. It has lots of nice thinky ideas in addition to a compelling plot and characters. … Continue reading

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