The Bookshelf (May 2017)

The Bookshelf (May 2017)

Books reviewed this month: My name is not Refugee by Kate Milner Frogkisser! by Garth Nix Geekerella by Ashley Poston Ballerina Dreams by Michaela DePrince Passing for White by Tanya Landman The Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat by Coral Rumble

Interview with Kate Milner

Interview with Kate Milner

A young boy discusses the journey he is about to make with his mother. They will leave their town, she explains, and it will be sad but also a little bit exciting. They will have to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, and that will be difficult. They will have to walk and walk … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Reads Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Reads Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. . There are books that have a beach setting, fun books, music festival books, stories about friendship, some romance and roadtrips (or pirate ships). I hope I’ve covered most things and there is something here for everyone. Amy & Roger’s Epic … Continue reading

Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

Garth Nix is on hilarious form as he spins his very own fairy tale, featuring Princess Anya, who, with her loyal dog, must embark on a terribly important (capital Q) Quest to acquire the ingredients for a reversal lip balm, the vital item needed to change a frog back to a prince . . . … Continue reading

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Anything can happen once upon a con… When geek girl Elle Wittimer sees a cosplay contest sponsored by the producers of Starfield, she has to enter. First prize is an invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. Elle’s been scraping together … Continue reading