Book Review: The Unicorn in the Barn by Jacqueline K. Ogburn

Tweet When Eric’s grandma leaves her home for an assisted living facility, her house next door to his is sold to a veterinarian, who turns it into a clinic. Dr. Brancusi hires Eric to help out cleaning stalls and caring … Continue reading

Book Review: Uncharted by Erin Cashman

Tweet Annabeth is still grieving the death of her mother, a death she feels responsible for, when she has to attend a memorial for friends of her parents at a secluded manor. While there she reconnects with a boy from … Continue reading

Book Review: The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell

Tweet Silvie has always lived a life of privilege as the daughter of Loughsley. But when her cruel brother becomes sheriff of the land and takes over from their aging father, she knows she must take refuge in the forest. … Continue reading

Book Review: The Turnip Princess by Franz Xaver Von Schönwerth

Tweet The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault—all were well known collectors of fairy tales, those magical, lesson-infused stories spread centuries ago in the oral tradition. A lesser known collector, Franz Xaver Von Schönwerth, was also at work recording … Continue reading

Book Review: One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser

Tweet A harsh winter has taken its toll on Rudi’s village of Brixen. Carrying a portion of his dairy farm’s dwindling supply of cheese and butter, he sets off for the market in a nearby town to trade for food, … Continue reading

Book Review: Cold Spell by Jackson Pearce

Tweet Ginny and Kai have grown up in the shadow of Kai’s grandmother’s fear of the cold and evil things that lurk outside her protection. They get around her disapproving glares by meeting on their building’s rooftop, where climbing roses … Continue reading

Book Review: I Wish I May by David Stahler Jr.

Tweet Thurston Pickering could certainly wish for a better life. Nobody notices him at school except for the bullies, who delight in making him miserable. His parents fight so much they stopped noticing him years before, except when one of … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Rags & Bones, Edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt

Tweet One of the hallmarks of a classic tale is that it can inspire other writers to update it and bring a new perspective on the message it conveys. You’ll find a whole lot of great examples in a new … Continue reading

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