I’m continuing my reviews of the books I read during Middle Grade March! The second book I’d like to share my thoughts on is titled, Sweep: The Story of a […]
Middle Grade March was a success! I read (and finished) so many good middle grade books and I can’t wait to recommend them to you, but it’s going to take […]
Back in early 2018 I visited my local library and purchased a book called The One by Kiera Cass. I thought I had checked it thoroughly, however, when I got […]
My first book review for the year is going to be about a book that left me hurting and that book is Strange the Dreamer. Why did it leave me […]
Coraline is about a young girl whose family moves into an old house that has been split up into three separate residences. Coraline’s family inhabits the main house while two retired theatre performers live in the house below – which used to be the basement. Up on top lives an older man who is training mice to perform in his circus. It’s a curious lot of people yet Coraline feels she isn’t being listened to or seen which makes her feel very alone. Until one rainy day when she discovers a locked door in the sitting room where her family is storing her deceased grandmother’s old furniture that her drab life suddenly takes a radical turn.
Theseus Cassius Lowood, who prefers to be called Cas, is about to embark on a ghost hunt for Anna Dressed in Blood, a particularly vicious entity that kills anyone who enters her home. Of course what he discovers is a bit more multi-layered than a vengeful spirit