Audio review: Loyal Creatures

Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The blurb: Like many of his mates from the bush, Frank Ballantyne is keen to join the grand adventure and do his bit. Specially as a chest full of medals might impress the currently unimpressed parents of his childhood sweetheart. So Frank ups his … Read moreAudio review: Loyal Creatures

eBook Review: The Green Ember

The Green Ember by S.D. Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Blurb: Heather and Picket are extraordinary rabbits with ordinary lives until calamitous events overtake them, spilling them into a cauldron of misadventures. They discover that their own story is bound up in the tumult threatening to overwhelm the wider world. Kings fall … Read moreeBook Review: The Green Ember

Book Review: The Alchemist

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The Blurb:Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches us about … Read moreBook Review: The Alchemist

eBook Review: Gregory and the Grimbockle

Gregory and the Grimbockle by Melanie Schubert is a middle grade book. What am I doing reading middle grade books, you may ask. Well, I write for middle graders so I should read books for middle graders. It’s that simple. Plus, I enjoy them. This book was offered for free through Bookbub, which is a … Read moreeBook Review: Gregory and the Grimbockle

Book Review: The Clan of the Cave Bear

The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel My rating: 3 of 5 stars The blurb: This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean M. Auel’s magnificent storytelling we are taken back to the dawn of modern humans, and with … Read moreBook Review: The Clan of the Cave Bear