Greenglass House books by Kate Milford

Hello all, for this second week I will be reviewing two delightful books I found on our shelves. One of the reasons I enjoyed these were because of their gorgeous covers, and the other was the fantastical story each had!! If you enjoy fantasy mixed with some history, then these are for you!!

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A Boy called Hope by Lara Williamson

Hi everyone, welcome to this first post for August! The title I selected for this week I read a few years ago but the simple story and quirky characters still remain in my memories. This was one of the first few family stories that I truly enjoyed and haven’t found a similar story to match the qualities of this book! So, why not give this title a try!!

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An eclectic mix of reads

Hi and welcome to August!! The last twelve months that have passed has been nothing short of amazing!! In launching this blog, I made connections with bloggers around the globe and opened up dialogue with a few peers on the importance of reading for those tween-aged children.

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We are made of molecules by Susin Nielsen

Hi everyone, this last post for July tells a tale of step siblings, and it is a teen novel. I picked it up, just like I did the last one, because something about the cover spoke to me. So, without giving too much away, if you are the kind of person who likes high school dramas along with a bit of a family story mixed in, then this should be the book you turn to next.

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The Murk by Robert Lettrick

Hi all, this week’s post is about a sibling story I found by sheer chance. They say not to ‘judge a book by it’s cover,’ but I did. And after reading it, I was proven wrong, for what I thought was just another adventure story, this one reads more like a Hitchcock thriller!! So, horror fans, if you thought I had let the genre slide away, think again, and continue reading below…if you dare!

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Stealing our way home by Cecilia Galante

Hi there, today’s post features a contemporary story of a pair of siblings facing some troubled times. It’s books like these that keep me grateful for what I do have and opens my heart out to young people who are actually living lives similar to these. Despite the struggles of these characters, their story is one liked reading, armed with a box of tissues!! If you think you’re brave enough, then dear followers, please read on…

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A few extra teen reads

Hello all to this extra post!! If you enjoyed When Dimple met Rishi as I did I hope you enjoy this small selection of similar teen stories I found lurking on the shelves. There seem to be more diverse stories for teens out there now, and these few tell of young Indian girls and boys who are growing up in these modern times.

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