The Sky is Falling!

Mark Teague
Mark Teague presents a delightful variant of an old popular tale. Filled with action packed illustrations and sly bits of humor, this book is a great read-a-loud! ...

Review by Michele R. »

The Education of Ivy Blake

Ellen Airgood
At last! For everyone who read Prairie Evers and wanted to read more of Prairie and Ivy, here is a companion book. Just as good and rich as the first, sure to please! ...

Review by Michele R. »

The Education of Ivy Blake

Ellen Airgood
At last! For everyone who read Prairie Evers and wanted to read more of Prairie and Ivy, here is a companion book. Just as good and rich as the first, sure to please! ...

Review by Michele R. »

Moonpenny Island

Tricia Springstubb
The only two 11 year old girls on Moonpenny Island have grown up together and are best friends. When the summer tourist population leaves, Flor and Sylvie are split up by secrets and family problems. Sylvie is sent to live with an aunt on the mainland and attend school there. Flor is on the island missing not only her best friend,...

Review by Michele R. »

Silk Rhodes

Silk Rhodes
Silk Rhodes are the duo Michael Collins and Sasha Desiree responsible for these syrupy a ...

Review by Keith S. »

Beach House Happy: the Joy of Living by the Water

Antonia Van der Meer
I must admit, I did not "read" this book. I looked at the pictures instead. Oh my! ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

Paper Things

Jennifer Jacobson
Ari's mother, before she died, made Ari promise to stay with her brother Gage. Now Gage is 19 and leaving foster care and Ari (5th grade) goes with him to live a homeless lifestyle. Staying with friends, or in shelters causes trouble with Ari's school work and friends. Should she stay with Gage or break her promise and go back to...

Review by Michele R. »

Watch the Sky

Kirsten Hubbard
Jory's stepfather, Caleb, believes the end of the world is coming. Under his tight control, the family watches for signs and prepares. As the process becomes more and more difficult and absurd, Jory begins to question following Caleb. ...

Review by Michele R. »

As the Crow Flies: a Di Nick Dixon Novel

Damien Boyd
This is a fantastic British style mystery by a new author (at least new to me), Damien Boyd. The rock climbing cover grabbed me right away and made me curious about the title. It is a very procedural story with lots of twists and turns. The ending I did not see coming which makes it one of my favorite authors right now. ...

Review by Betsy M. »

Inherent Vice: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Jonny Greenwood
Film director Paul Thomas Anderson has kept Radiohead guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Johnny Greenwood busy scoring and arranging for his last three films, There Will Be ...

Review by Keith S. »