Tag Archive: children

Apr 13

Book Review: The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey I really enjoyed this book, even though it’s a post-apocalyptic book about zombies. I think dystopias are depressing and zombies are scary and yucky, but this one slipped in under my radar by being categorized only as “sci-fi” and starting out sounding more like Firestarter or …

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Jun 28

New Book: Dayrunner Magic

Dayrunner Magic by Kater Cheek My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you’ve never heard of Kit Melbourne, there’s no reason why you can’t learn about her here. These are the books in which Kit settles into her job as Dayrunner for the Vampire Guild Leader. There’s plenty of action and intrigue as she learns …

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Dec 18

Book Review: The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale Of Despereaux: Being The Story Of A Mouse, A Princess, Some Soup, And A Spool Of Thread by Kate DiCamillo I had thought this was a middle-grade book, but it reads as being suitable for an even younger audience. I could see reading this to a six-year-old, if you happened to have a …

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Jul 31

Book Review: All Joy and No Fun

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior This book says its aim is to talk about the effect that children have on parents. I don’t know if many people have really dealt with this subject recently, so it’s gotten some good press because of that.. I’ve only read one …

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Jun 04

Changer’s Turf Chapter Twenty-Two

New to the story?┬áS’okay–go here.   Chapter Twenty-Two       Tessali wanted to run away from the house, run as fast as she could, like a Pilell across the wild plains, but escaping with small children meant that you had to walk, slowly, and take frequent breaks. Like rabbits, the boys could run full-tilt, …

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