The Montmaray Journals by Australian author, Michelle Cooper RAF pilots. Aristocratic balls and gowns. A rocky isolated island kingdom. Nazis. Spies. Family. Spain. 1. A Brief History of Montmaray Sophie FitzOsborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray, along with her tomboy younger sister Henry, her beautiful, intellectual… Continue reading The Montmaray Journals: Review & Recommendation
It’s no secret that historical fiction, especially young adult historical fiction, is among my favorite types of books to read. I’ve discussed my top World War II and Holocaust YA novels here as well as my top five YA Historical fiction picks here. When a co-worker recommended this book to me, frankly, I was surprised I… Continue reading Code Name Verity: Review
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With… Continue reading YA Holocaust & WWII Books: Reviews & Suggestions
About the Book Title: Young Knights of the Round Table: The King’s Ransom Author: Cheryl Carpinello Publication Date (Kindle): May, 2012 Publisher: MuseItUp Publishing Number of pages: 84 Recommended age: 9+ Summary (Amazon): In medieval Wales, eleven-year-old Prince Gavin, thirteen-year-old orphan Philip, and fifteen-year-old blacksmith’s apprentice Bryan are brought together in friendship by one… Continue reading Young Knights of the Round Table: The King’s Ransom – Blog Tour!
The Mother-Daughter Book Club Goodreads summarizes: The book club is about to get a makeover…. Even if Megan would rather be at the mall, Cassidy is late for hockey practice, Emma’s already read every book in existence, and Jess is missing her mother too much to care, the new book club is scheduled to meet… Continue reading Mother-Daughter Book Club