Tag Archives: middle grade fantasy

AMARI and the GREAT GAME

Amari is back in the second title in this series. Last year I reviewed AMARI AND THE NIGHT BROTHERS and highly recommended getting to know the engaging protagonist, Amari Peters. The story continues here and I feared there would be … Continue reading

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ETTA INVINCIBLE

An unpredictable, fantasy-filled mystery with some memorable characters and quite a few twists. Front and center on the cover is Etta Johnson. Her passion is writing a comic book about Invincible Girl, a brave and daring hero—a trait Etta would … Continue reading

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KELCIE MURPHY and the ACADEMY for the UNBREAKABLE ARTS

A school for children with magical abilities. Sounds like Hogwarts, but AUA has its own unique plot with a memorable cast of characters. ******************** The Otherworld is at war. The Academy for the Unbreakable Arts trains warriors. And Kelcie Murphy—a … Continue reading

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UNICORN ISLAND Secret Beneath the Sand

IT’S ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! I was first introduced to this series last year with Book 1, Unicorn Island. It has memorable characters and an enchanting story line. Sam is the main character and when visiting an uncle she … Continue reading

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WINGBEARER

IT’S ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY This graphic novel takes readers on a fantasy adventure. Just that one sentence will be enough to entice those in grades 3-7. But it’s the story line that won me over. Zuli is extraordinary—she … Continue reading

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KINGSTON AND THE ECHOES OF MAGIC

I’ve BEEN HERE before. Every sight and every sound feel as familiar as yesterday Whenever that was. *********************************** Those three lines begin our second journey with young Kingston. I reviewed the engaging first book last year, KINGSTON AND THE MAGICIANS … Continue reading

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THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER

I was looking for something fun and different to begin my review year and THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER came through in super hero ways. The cover alone is enough to make one curious. Logan is a twelve-years-old orphan who narrates … Continue reading

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THE TROUBLED GIRLS OF DRAGOMIR ACADEMY

Marya Lupu is quickly finding out the kingdom of Illyria is the worst place to be a girl. It’s male dominance everywhere you look. Boys are watched carefully for any indications of magical potential. They are a much needed protector … Continue reading

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THE MERMAID QUEEN

The fourth book in the WITCHES OF ORKNEY SERIES has its debut this week. It’s an exciting adventure full of witches, mermaids, and a nasty serpent who can destroy entire worlds. The question you might first ask is “Can I … Continue reading

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SEA OF KINGS

A fantasy sea adventure like none other with a pirate ship taken over by a group of kids. The journey is led by Noa, the boy prince, and is loaded with action and great characters. So what brought this new … Continue reading

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