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Journey across the Hidden Islands by Sarah Beth Durst

I was so excited when an author from my Top 10 Fantasy Authors I’ve Never Read list popped up on the Cybils nominations this year!  Sarah Beth Durst writes mostly YA – I understand this is her first middle grade … Continue reading

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The Princess in Black

I’m hoping to do a longer post on the holiday books soon, but here’s the prose book we gave my daughter yesterday. The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale. Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. Candlewick, 2014. Princess Magnolia … Continue reading

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The Luck Uglies

This is a fun, traditional fantasy with invading monsters, an evil earl, and mysterious cloaked people. The Luck Uglies by Paul Durham. Harper Collins Children’s, 2014. 11-year-old Rye O’Chanter’s life has been pretty much the same for as long as … Continue reading

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Picture Book Pile-Up

Today is the 22nd KidLit Blog Hop! That reminds me that the kerfuffle last week put me behind on my hopping, but I’m going to try again this time. There’s a lot of fun books linked up already! We keep … Continue reading

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I Need My Monster

I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll. Illustrated by Howard McWilliam Young Ethan is shocked at bedtime to discover that his personal under-the-bed monster, Gabe, has gone on vacation for a week. Since he can’t possibly get to sleep without … Continue reading

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Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey Really, the title says it all, but for the sake of my own memory, I’ll write this down. Since LB is still interested in giant monsters, my love found this book. It’s made to look like … Continue reading

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