Tag Archives: middle grade fantasy

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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THE MEDUSA QUEST

This second title in the Legends of Olympus series will appeal to adventure seekers and those interested in Greek Mythology. If you start with book 2 you’ll have no problem picking up the plot from where it left off. The … Continue reading

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CASEY GRIMES at Trickery School

Against all odds, Casey Grimes is beginning his studies at Trickery School, one of America’s premier monster-control academies. But classes like Extreme Climbing and Land Creature Defense are the least of his worries. He realizes a mysterious enemy is after … Continue reading

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SECRETS OF THE UNDER-UNDER WORLD: WATER

This new fantasy series features twelve-year-old Sam, a heroine who finds herself in an Alice in Wonderland type dilemma. She falls through a hole and ends up in a world underneath. Life hadn’t been that great to begin with—her parents … Continue reading

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UNICORN ISLAND

I’m always on the lookout for a great book that won’t discourage young readers from moving up to middle grade novels. Often they choose something too challenging with 400 pages and a typeset sure to make their eyes wander. Well, … Continue reading

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Ida and the Unfinished City

It has been over ten years since the first book in this series was released. THE LOST CHILDREN was about three kids who join together to take on a terrifying villain in another world known as Gulm. Set four years … Continue reading

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