Overall Rating: 5 stars (Loved It!) Hands down, one of the very best books I've read... not just this year, but ever! The Graveyard Book is gripping from the first moment, and sends chills down your spine. At the same time, it is written in such a way that it should be read aloud, and … Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Tag: middle grade
Fiction genre aimed at an audience of pre-teens.
Themes in Fablehaven Book 5 – Keys to the Demon Prison
There seems to be a generation of Harry Potter fans who are looking for the fun, adventure, and growth that we experienced in that series. When cop-outs like Percy Jackson came out, we snatched them up in order to quench our thirst for more. What we got from these wanna-be stories is a sense of … Continue reading Themes in Fablehaven Book 5 – Keys to the Demon Prison
Bartimaeus Returns in The Ring of Solomon
Since I mentioned it on my Literature Lineup, I thought I might as well jot down a few notes. Six years ago, hungry for a good read after Harry Potter, I was scanning the Middle-Grade section when I saw the cover for The Amulet of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1) It looked magical, shiny … Continue reading Bartimaeus Returns in The Ring of Solomon