Tag Archives: read-alouds

Mini-reviews: The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene; The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan; and Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery

Title: The Heart of the Matter Author: Graham Greene Genre: Historical fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Penguin Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Wilson sat on the balcony of the Bedford Hotel … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Midnight Gate by Helen Stringer

Title: The Midnight Gate Author: Helen Stringer Genre: Middle grade fiction, fantasy Publisher: Feiwel and Friends Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the author First line: “Mr. Evans!” Goodreads blurb: It’s been two months since Belladonna … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan; Poet’s Choice: Poems for Everyday Life, Selected and Introduced by Robert Hass; and Waiting for Columbus by Thomas Trofimuk

Title: Sea of Monsters Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Middle grade fiction, fantasy Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: My nightmare started like this. This is the … Continue reading

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