Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Journey with Alice down the rabbit hole into a world of wonder where oddities, logic and wordplay rule supreme. Encounter characters like the grinning Cheshire Cat who can vanish into thin air, the cryptic Mad Hatter who speaks in riddles and the harrowing Queen of Hearts obsessed with the phrase “Off with their heads!” ThisContinue reading “Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll”

Zero G by Dan Wells Book Review

I had the book in my audiobook library and it came as a freebie so I had my expectations on low and under. I was blown away with the acting, the smart way of introducing interesting concepts to children and for actually making you think for a while. If you’ve seen the movie “Passengers” withContinue reading “Zero G by Dan Wells Book Review”

Holes By Louis Sachar Book Review

“I’m not saying it’s going to be easy. Nothing in life is easy. But that’s no reason to give up. You’ll be surprised what you can accomplish if you set your mind to it. After all, you only have one life, so you should try to make the most of it.” This winner of theContinue reading “Holes By Louis Sachar Book Review”

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen Book Review

Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls’ fate cemented in pancake batter?  “Just because something isContinue reading “Hoot by Carl Hiaasen Book Review”

Children’s Books Not Recommended by the National Library Association

Clifford the Big Dog is Put to Sleep Nutritional Benefits of Things from your Nose The Hardy Boys, the Bobsey Twins, and the Vice Squad The Tickling Babysitter A Pictorial History of Circus Geek Suicides Charles Manson Bedtime Stories Daddy Loses His Job and Finds the Bottle Babar Becomes a Piano Controlling the Playground: RespectContinue reading “Children’s Books Not Recommended by the National Library Association”

Anne of Green Gables * Lucy Maud Montgomery – 1908

Ever wanted to read the story of a little orphan girl who was overly excited about her world, full of curiosity and with a temper to match her red hair? Why not try Anne of Green Gables, that is Anne with an e as Ann is too boring on its own. Anne’s boundless imagination oftenContinue reading “Anne of Green Gables * Lucy Maud Montgomery – 1908”

The Ice Dragon * George R.R. Martin Book Review

I love children’s books and when I ran across a book from my favourite author – with drawings from Luis Royo, I immediately purchased it! I must say I have not read many short stories from George R.R. Martin aside from the EPIC “A song of ice and fire” and the books that followed it.Continue reading “The Ice Dragon * George R.R. Martin Book Review”

A monster calls – Book Review

My mother passed away last year in a short month from an incurable disease that just stole her away. When I heard that the “A monster calls” movie came out, I wanted to go and see it but all my friends stopped me saying that the time is not right yet and the wound isContinue reading “A monster calls – Book Review”

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them * J.K. Rowling Book Review

Oh, I’ve seen the movie when it was released and I quickly went to the store to get my copy of the lovely manual – Thank you for the lore, the additional Harry Potter universe addition and the new and fantastic characters! So excited to share the cover of #FantasticBeastsIllustrated with art by Olivia LomenechContinue reading “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them * J.K. Rowling Book Review”

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children – Book 3 – Library of Souls

I have been waiting for this book to be delivered ever since I finished (that is to be translated “devoured”) Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar children and its second volume Hollow city.  Released in September 22nd 2015, the book had the fresh feel of a new print combined with the tantalizing hints of an epic ending toContinue reading “Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children – Book 3 – Library of Souls”