Book Review: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

Tweet Two readers wrote in to recommend The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards. A Daughter’s Review I loooooved this book! I was sooo fun and full of magic. I just got this feeling of happiness, … Continue reading

Book Review: Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Tweet After we read Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce with our mother-daughter book club, my daughter Madeleine wrote this review. What would you do if you found nearly 1 million English pounds, and had only a little while in which … Continue reading

Book Review: Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey

Tweet I received this review from a mom who recommends this series for mother-daughter book clubs. I’d like to recommend Anne McCaffrey’s young adult series for your 8-12th grade range. I don’t see anything else I recognize as science fantasy, … Continue reading

Book Review: Chasing the Falconers by Gordon Korman

Tweet This review came in from a daughter who recommends it highly. I read the book Chasing the Falconers by Gordon Korman. This book took place in a juvenile detention center called Sunnydale Farm (which wounded up not being so … Continue reading

Book Review: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

Tweet Here’s my review of A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck. While this is a sequel to A Long Way from Chicago, it can easily be read and enjoyed on its own. Richard Peck writes the adventures of Mary … Continue reading

Book Review: Water Steps by A. LaFaye

Tweet Ever since she nearly drowned in a storm that took the lives of the rest of her family, Kyna has had a crippling fear of the water. Only three when she was rescued by the couple who became her … Continue reading

Book Review: The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater

Tweet The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater is a treat for mystery lovers, magic lovers and just general book lovers. Daphna and her twin Dexter are as different as twins can be. Daphna loves books and volunteers reading … Continue reading

Book Review: Masterpiece by Elise Broach

Tweet I recently read Masterpiece by Elise Broach and was totally delighted with the story and the characters. Mother-daughter book clubs with daughters aged 9 and up should enjoy reading it—there’s a sprinkling of art history scattered among the broader … Continue reading

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