Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg-Sloan

This week’s tween review is on a book that fell outside of the usual confines for me. Instead of looking at adventure or mystery, I chose to review a book that related to issues that were more current. This title addresses the topic of grief and loss, and how it affects young people today. Be prepared to read through the night!! Continue reading “Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg-Sloan”

The Word Hunters series

Hi there, this week’s review is of an adventure trilogy I enjoyed featuring an interesting pair of twins. One of the many things that fascinate me is the history of words and these three books answer some of the questions that used to puzzle me. Hope you find some nuggets of wisdom too!! Continue reading “The Word Hunters series”

Under the egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Hi there, this week’s review takes on a different subject entirely. It’s all about art history and some dark family secrets. I had read this book with hope that I will learn quite a bit about art history and it didn’t disappoint. Just a small note though: keep some tissues handy! Continue reading “Under the egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald”

One dog and his boy by Eva Ibbotson

Hi there,  So today I continue with another ‘tween’ read that I enjoyed very much. I read this a few years ago and since I fell in love with Eva Ibbotson’s writing, went back and read all of her older novels too. This particular title spoke to me as it represented not just a friendship; but one between a young boy and his special friend!! Hope you like it!! 

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