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Dragons in a Bag (Dragons in a Bag #1)
3.88
it was amazing
You know I loved this book! I interviewed the author, Zetta shared about it on my blog at: https://dulemba.blogspot.co.uk/2018/0... . :)
not set
May 22, 2018
 
All Alone in the Universe
3.69
really liked it
People change, friends grow apart. Especially during those tumultuous hormonal years when some kids develop a little faster than others. The protag fi ...more
Mar 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Escape from Aleppo
4.01
it was amazing
This is an important book and sadly relevant in our current world. The story of a girl left behind in Syria as she tries to escape to rejoin her famil ...more
not set
Jan 02, 2018
 
Dominion (The Molly Stout Adventures, #1)
3.99
really liked it
A bit of a confusing start as there is an unexplained term in the first sentence that looks like a typo (wish The Font had been capitalized or italici ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2018
 
Mina vs. the Monsoon
3.89
really liked it
Mina loves to play soccer, but when the monsoon season comes, she is stuck inside. Her mother and the milk-man try to bring comfort, but Mina decides ...more
not set
Dec 16, 2018
 
The Dragon of Trelian (Trelian, #1)
4.02
it was amazing
Couldn't put it down - read it through the night. Dynamic female protagonist. Definitely a different twist from typical fantasy. Loved it!
Apr 2009
May 12, 2009
 
Baby Bird
4.00
really liked it
This is a beautifully illustrated book about disability and friendship and how the latter can overcome the former. It's an inspiring read.
not set
Mar 06, 2018
 
My Love for You is the Sun
4.55
really liked it
Susan's artwork is absolutely stunning. I would have stared at this book for hours at a time as a kid, wondering how she did it. Mesmerizing!
Aug 2014
Sep 02, 2014
 
Miss Rumphius
4.46
really liked it
I wish I could love this story - it's a classic - and I want to love this story. However, Miss Rumphius makes the world more beautiful by spreading Lu ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Stone Book
4.20
it was amazing
*spoilers* I think it may be important to read the entire quartet to get the full impact of these stories. As a stand-alone, The Stone Book is a bit o ...more
not set
Nov 12, 2018
 
Tom & Tallulah and the Witches' Feast
3.95
it was amazing
Vivian French makes writing stories look easy. This is a simple tale, perfectly told and perfect for the early mid-grade or chapter book reader. The w ...more
not set
Nov 12, 2018
 
The Mouse and His Child
3.97
it was amazing
This is my new favorite book of all time. It reads as an adventure story - a wind-up toy (a father and son mouse) are purchased from a toy store, and ...more
not set
Nov 12, 2018
 
Girl in a Cage (Stuart Quartet, #2)
3.69
it was amazing
Girl in a Cage is an exceptionally well-done peek into life in the 1300s and a good history lesson of Robert the Bruce's reign in Scotland, that was h ...more
not set
Nov 12, 2018
 
Ducks Don't Wear Socks
4.00
it was amazing
This is MY kind of book. The language is sparse, to the point and punchy. The theme is a little girl who learns to take life a little less seriously, ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
As You Wish
3.54
it was amazing
A town where every person gets a wish on their 18th birthday that comes true. Fantastic premise, fantastic relaying of a wonderfully unique idea. It m ...more
Oct 19, 2017
Oct 19, 2017
 
Sapphire Blue (Precious Stone Trilogy, #2)
4.18
it was amazing
I listened to this and Ruby Red on audio and thoroughly enjoyed both. In fact, I think I enjoyed Sapphire even more than Ruby Red (which is really jus ...more
Nov 2012
Jan 05, 2013
 
Fish-Boy
3.99
really liked it
Interesting Inuit folktale. Like all folk tales, it's a bit strange in spots and doesn't always make complete sense. However, it is beautifully told a ...more
not set
Jan 17, 2018
 
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
4.11
it was amazing
I will be featuring Tobin and Eugene on my blog on September 6th at https://dulemba.blogspot.com/2018/09/... - do have a look at this fantastic new ad ...more
not set
Aug 31, 2018
 
A Curse Dark as Gold
3.58
it was amazing
Elizabeth Bunce's new book kept me up until 2 am. I kept waiting for a good spot to put it down and get some sleep, but it never came.
Mar 2008
Mar 12, 2008
 
Darcy (Horse Diaries, #10)
4.31
it was amazing
This well researched, well written story is perfect for the young romantic horse lover. And the illustrations are gorgeous too!
Jun 2013
Jun 27, 2013
 
Any Which Wall
3.87
it was amazing
Truly, this ranks up there with the most perfect mid-grade reads and would be a perfect summer vacation book.
Jun 2009
Jul 08, 2009
 
Otter and Odder: A Love Story
3.61
really liked it
Sweet story about love between two beings who aren't typically supposed to fall in love.
Jan 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
The Furies
3.23
really liked it
Ancient mythological beings, feminism, high school, witchcraft, and murders collide in this can't-put-down novel by Katie Lowe. (Seriously, I read it ...more
not set
Sep 02, 2019
 
The Disenchantments
3.73
really liked it
I wish the cover didn't make the book look so young - but I suppose they are. A gang of friends straight out of high school hit the road as a band. Tw ...more
Apr 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Elemental (Elemental, #1)
3.68
really liked it
Set in a dystopian future on the outer banks of North Carolina. The true state of existence has been denied the small group of protagonists - brothers ...more
May 2012
May 31, 2012
 
Gina From Siberia
4.02
really liked it
This is a charming book about moving to a new home - in a new country. It's a lightly-told immigration story shared through the eyes of the family dog ...more
not set
Sep 16, 2018
 
One for the Murphys
4.32
it was amazing
I rarely give anything five stars. I read the first chapter online somewhere and had to keep going. This book is about family, understanding, forgiven ...more
Jun 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
Curses and Smoke
3.72
it was amazing
Vicky is so good at placing us in ancient civilizations and really giving us a taste of what life was like - it's similarities to ours and it's differ ...more
Jan 2014
Mar 17, 2014
 
The Silence Slips in
4.20
really liked it
I LOVE this book! While the message may seem to be for Mom and Dad (and me), the illustrations make it lovely for your little one, And it's still a go ...more
not set
Nov 01, 2018
 
Being Friends with Boys
3.53
it was amazing
I was one of those girls with more boy friends than girl friends, so I found this story especially relevant. And while the music angle of the story wa ...more
Dec 2012
Jan 05, 2013
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