Cinderella meets dragons.
Alliana’s father died several years ago, leaving her in the care of her stepmother, a selfish woman who treats Alliana worse than a servant. Forced to clean and mend night and day while her stepmother and stepsiblings live happily off her labor, Alliana dreams of her one chance for a better life – the regional ball, where every 12 year old is presented for a chance to be chosen to attend the royal academy.
Cinderella meets dragons.
In a world where everyone has wings, one girl dreams of flying higher than she should.
Everyone from the sparrow clan works as farmers, but Ellie dreams of becoming a goldwing knight. Only problem, the knights have only ever been chosen from the high clans, like falcons or eagles. But Ellie won’t let precedents like that stop her from competing in the qualifying goldwing race. When she meets a few kids on their way to the capital, Ellie gladly joins them. Yet, as she travels from her quiet village to the capital, Ellie discovers a different side to the world that she believed in. Not all heroes live up to their legends, and not all criminals are as bad as they seem.
Grace and her father make the perfect team and an even better two-person family. So, when her father starts to date again, with bright hopes of a future marriage, Grace will do anything to prevent that from happening. From thinking up pranks to sabotaging her father’s efforts, Grace is hard pressed to keep herself safe from potential stepmothers.Read More The Stepmom Shake-up
Stella, a beagle, used her strong scent skills in her job as a chemical sniffing dog at airports until a mistake cost the life of her handler and best friend. Traumatized and suffering from ptsd, Stella is moved between different foster families as they try to help and rehabilitate her. Given a last chance on a farm with a mother and daughter, Stella must try her best to be a good dog, despite the fears that keep tripping her up.Read More Stella 🐶
After years of being repeatedly rejected for adoption, five orphans feel more like siblings despite their differences. One has extra fingers, another is too clumsy, one is selectively mute, another has lopsided ears, and another purposely frightens all potential adoptors away. Given all that, it’s no wonder they’re all unadoptable. When they’re illegally sold for hard labor, the orphans escape. Milou, a fan of the dark and creepy, uses this as an opportunity to try to find her family. Can the orphans keep their little family safe from the law, nosy neighbors, and the evil man who wants to enslave them, while also looking into the mysterious disappearance of Milou’s possible family?Read More The Unadoptables
Author: Tara Gilboy My rating: 3.8 stars Audience: Children/Middle grade Series: Unwritten #2 Gracie escaped from her destiny as a villainous character in the last book, (Unwritten), and is now trying to live a normal life in the real world. But Cassandra, her wannabe evil mother, is still pursuing her, and this time, she has […]Read More Rewritten
The Midnight Hour by Benjamin Read My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wacky, fun, and imaginative. Emily lives a normal boring life, which includes getting into major arguments with her embarrassing mother. When her mother leaves on an errand and doesn’t come back, and then her father doesn’t return from trying to find her mom, […]Read More The Midnight Hour
When her parents kidnapped their daughter & escaped from their book into real life, they did not expect their daughter to find her way back into that book as a teenager. Now Gracie must evade a villain and learn how much of her life is dictated by her pre-written destiny, and if she has any control over how her own story will end.Read More Unwritten
A girl who’s keeping her vision issues a secret from her parents is pressured into running a dog sledding race. Will she complete the race, or will she own up about her problems before she places herself and her dogs at risk?Read More Dog Driven
What We Found in the Corn Maze and How It Saved a Dragon by Henry Clark Release date: May 20, 2020 My rating: 5 of 5 stars A fun & magical adventure. When two boys find a girl from their school performing real magic, they work with her to figure out how and why it […]Read More What We Found in the Corn Maze & How It Saved a Dragon