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New Frankie Dupont books Blitz!

About the Books Title: Frankie Dupont and The Science Fair Sabotage | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: May 11, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 134 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12 Summary: Frankie Dupont is less than impressed when he has to attend … Continue reading

Gorgon – a new book in the WhipEye Chronicle series

About the Book Title: Gorgon (WhipEye Chronicles Book #2) | Author: Geoffrey Saign | Publication Date: September 1, 2015 | Publisher: KiraKu Press | Number of pages: 316 | Recommended age: 10+ Summary: WhipEye—Book 1—2015 WINNER International Book Awards WhipEye—Book 1—2015 WINNER Outstanding Children’s Fiction WhipEye—Book 1—2014 Top Choice LitPick.com … Continue reading

Dragons of the Dark Rift Book Review

About the Book Title: Diego’s Dragon, Book 2: Dragons of the Dark Rift | Author: Kevin Gerard | Publication Date: April 6, 2015 | Publisher: Crying Cougar Press | Pages: 214 | Recommended Ages: 10+ Amazon * Barnes & Noble * Smashwords * Goodreads Summary: A Prophecy, an Ancient Calendar, … Continue reading

Wind Catcher, a Fantasy Teen Crime Novel

  About the Book Title: Wind Catcher (Chosen, Book 1) | Authors: Jeff Altabef & Erynn Altabef | Publication Date: March 21, 2015 | Publisher: Evolved Publishing | Pages: 324 | Recommended Ages: 10+ Book Description: Winner: Mom’s Choice Award — Silver Medal Winner: 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award – … Continue reading

Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco Review

  About the Book Title: Frankie Dupont and The Lemon Festival Fiasco | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: March 29, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 100 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12 Summary: Hot off cracking his first official case, Frankie Dupont is … Continue reading

Billy Bobble Makes a Magic Wand Book Review

  About the Book Title: Billy Bobble Makes a Magic Wand | Author: R.S. Mellette | Publication Date: December 8, 2014 | Publisher: Elephant’s Bookshelf Press | Pages: 284 | Recommended Ages: 10+ Book Description: “E = mc2 is no longer the most powerful force in the universe. Your wand … Continue reading

Wicka: a teen romance novel set in the world of witchcraft

Elizabeth Blake is 17. She is going through all the anxiety and adolescent pains of growing up. She’s never really felt that she belongs; and in a sort of outside, detached way, she sails through life — until her best friend’s mom (and a mother figure to her) suddenly dies … Continue reading

Victorian Tea Time and Tales

A trip back to the Victorian Era This week in cooking and stories around the world, we made not only a trip to the Old Continent, but a trip in time too. As a lover of all things girly and dainty, Miss I loves her real china tea set, so … Continue reading

Nutella Brigadeiros and Folktales From Brazil

As promised a couple of weeks ago, after making the Egyptian Tiger Nut Sweets, I found a recipe to make Brazilian Brigadeiros with the girls. This is probably the best known Brazilian sweet, always found at children’s birthday parties and family celebrations. Its origin dates from around the time of … Continue reading