NERD BLAST: The Other, Better Me by Antony John

ISBN: 9780062835659 ISBN 10: 0062835653 Imprint: HarperCollins On Sale: 10/01/2019 Pages: 272 Ages: 8 to 12 BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents BISAC2: JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying BISAC3: JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship Praise for THE OTHER, BETTER ME“The characters are well drawn and believable. Cheerful Lola’s refreshing.” ―Kirkus Reviews… Continue reading NERD BLAST: The Other, Better Me by Antony John

Book #68: The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz

Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon and made to live in virtual imprisonment on the Isle of the Lost. The island is surrounded by a magical force field that keeps the villains and their descendants safely locked up and away from the mainland. Life on the island… Continue reading Book #68: The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz

Book #52: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol

After a tumble down the rabbit hole, Alice finds herself far away from home in the absurd world of Wonderland. As mind-bending as it is delightful, Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel is pure magic for young and old alike. I am a lover of Victorian fiction and I love Alice in Wonderland . . . well,… Continue reading Book #52: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol

Book #100: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp by R.L. Stine

Something weird is happening in Fever Swamp. Something really horrible. It started with the strange howling at night. Then there was the rabbit, torn to shreds. Everyone thinks Grady's new dog is responsible. After all, he looks just like a wolf. And he seems a little on the wild side. But Grady knows his dog… Continue reading Book #100: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp by R.L. Stine

Book 30 of 2015: The Paladin’s Choice by Launa Sorensen

  "I felt a cold chill spread throughout my body and an empty ache settle in my heart. My friend was dead." A dark threat is sweeping across the nation, seeping into Aldeon, the forest of the Elves. Diane, newly-knighted Paladin of Areane, sets out to defend her kingdom's allies and protect Jim's young reign.… Continue reading Book 30 of 2015: The Paladin’s Choice by Launa Sorensen

Book 10 of 2015: The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing Hahn

  When twelve-year-old Florence boards the crowded horse-drawn coach in London, she looks forward to a new life with her great uncle and aunt at Crutchfield Hall, an old manor house in the English countryside. Anything will be better, she thinks, than the grim London orphanage where she has lived since her parents' death.           But Florence doesn't expect… Continue reading Book 10 of 2015: The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing Hahn

Book Sixty-Eight of 2014: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

  Harry Potter has never played a sport while flying on a broomstick. He's never worn a Cloak of Invisibility, befriended a giant, or helped hatch a dragon. All Harry knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley. Harry's room is a tiny cupboard under… Continue reading Book Sixty-Eight of 2014: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling