[Book Review] Marysvale by Jared Southwick

Marysvale  by  Jared Southwick Summary: “John Casey was ten years old when his mother was murdered…and ten when his father hid the truth from him. Without that knowledge, he has no idea of the enemies that lie in wait. Now grown up, John lives a solitary life, in a world enslaved by ignorance and superstition, …

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children  by   Ransom Riggs Blurb: “A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific …

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Summary: “‘I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion.’ A summer evening’s ghost …

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[Book Review] The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book  by  Neil Gaiman Summary: “It takes a graveyard to raise a child. Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There …

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[Book Review] T. Rex Trick-or-Treats by Lois G. Grambling

T. Rex Trick-or-Treats  by Lois G. Grambling My boys were crazy about dinosaurs when they were little. We have tubs of dinosaurs. They don’t get played with very often any more, and it’s crazy, but I miss it. This book is cute, but I think I love it more because of the sentimental value. It …

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