Do you ever see a book advertised online and think “Meh, I’ll give it a shot”? That was me with The Crescent Stone. Tyndale House advertised this book because they recently published its sequel, The Heartwood Crown. When I spotted it on Facebook I saw that it fit many of my criteria for trying a book. Namely: Does it have printed words? Check. Is it in English? Check. Would I be ashamed to tell my grandmother I’d read it? No. Check. Okay! I’ll try it!Read More
Yes, I am reading another Pride and Prejudice adaptation. It’s my birthday this month and I can read what I want to! (No, seriously, my 40th birthday is THIS week. I know, crazy, right? This seems like a good time to remind you that if I get 30 new email subscribers in November I will be sending out a prize package to someone on my email list. Know a book reader who needs new suggestions? Send them the link to my sign-up.)Read More
Tillie Green uses her camera skills to help her classmates find lost things, like homework, library books, and love notes. She certainly doesn’t find people. But when Jake asks her to help find his father, she finds herself agreeing to an adventure she had never planned on having.Read More
Hey, did you know that Ted Dekker’s daughter is also a writer? Neither did I until a friend gave me that tip (Thanks, Rachel!). Rachelle Dekker is the author of the Seer Trilogy which begins with The Choosing.Read More
In my last post I wrote about Real Friends and why you should let your kid read graphic novels. In this post I’m giving you a few of my favorites to get you started.
In children’s literature, a graphic novel is defined as “a book written in the style of a comic book… The format is what makes the story a graphic novel, and usually includes text, images, word balloons, sound effects, and panels.” (Source: Scholastic.com Read the full article HERE.)Read More
After her mother passes away, 16 year old Lina finds herself in the middle of Tuscany living with a man she’d never met, barely ever even heard of, and who just might be her father.Read More
Westlin Beck is a small town girl with her whole summer stretching ahead of her. Unfortunately for West her best friend has gone out of town and her boyfriend seems permanently stuck on his family farm. When West meets Silas Hart and his mysterious sister, Laurel, the summer suddenly seems much more interesting.Read More