Book Review: Gloom Town by Ronald L. Smith

Tweet Twelve-year-old Rory and his mom have trouble making ends meet even though she has two jobs. So when he gets the chance to work at a mansion for the reclusive Lord Foxglove he takes it. But there’s something strange … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid by Kirk Scroggs

Tweet Russell isn’t like the other kids at Houma Bayou Middle School. For one thing, he’s green. And his hair is like duckweed. Plus, he’s got webbed toes and a carrot growing from his finger. As a baby, he was … Continue reading

Book Review: Amanda in Holland by Darlene Foster

Tweet Amanda is once again on the move, this time taking a trip to Holland with a friend and her dad. Holland is where her uncle was declared missing in action as a soldier during World War II, and she … Continue reading

Book Review: Ghost: A Collection by Illustratus

Tweet The rumor at Camp Champlain is that the groundskeeper, Old Man Blackwood, knows all the best ghost stories. So two boys head out one night to find his cabin located in marshland at the edge of the property. Their … Continue reading

Book Review: Mystery Club by Davide Cali and Yannick Robert

Tweet Kyle loves a mystery. He even runs a blog from his home in London about how to solve them. The trouble is, he isn’t sure how to find mysteries to solve. Then a man shows up asking him to … 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 Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

Tweet Every seven years something important disappears for the people of Sterling: the sense of smell, the ability to see stars, images in mirrors. The townspeople, along with those of two nearby cities also affected, have learned to cope by … Continue reading

Book Review: Damselfly by Chandra Prasad

Tweet When Samantha Mishra and other members of her high school fencing team crash land on an uninhabited Pacific island, they are sure they will be rescued within a couple of days. The teammates attend an elite private school, and … Continue reading

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