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Book Review – The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler

By Awnali Mills Mattie Marvelwood and her family all have very special talents.  Her father can create illusions, her mother can read the future, her brother Bell can disappear, and her little sister Tibby can float.  And Mattie?  Mattie can … Continue reading

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Book Review – Who Killed Darius Drake by Rodman Philbrick

By Awnali Mills Arthur Bash is the school’s enforcer, and anyone can hire him to intimidate anyone else for the price of a Snickers bar.  But Arthur’s life turns upside down when Darius Drake, the school genius and resident weirdo … Continue reading

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Book Review – Army Brats by Daphne Benedis-Grab

By Awnali Mills It’s difficult moving from place to place because your mom’s in the military, but it’s easier when you have your siblings beside you.  The Bailey kids are excited about their mom’s new posting because they get to … Continue reading

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Book Review – Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick

By Awnali Mills The new Pumpkin Falls mystery, Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick is out, and one of my colleagues snatched it up for me because she knew how much I enjoyed the first one,  Absolutely Truly. Truly Lovejoy … Continue reading

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Book Review – Howard Wallace, P.I. by Casey Lyall

By Awnali Mills Another new book that I picked up lately is Howard Wallace, P.I. by Casey Lyall.  Howard is a kid sized version of a hard-boiled detective.  Philip Marlowe and Sam Spade are his heroes.  His first person narration … Continue reading

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Book Review – Woof by Spencer Quinn

By Awnali Mills I love funny books.  Who doesn’t?  And when we got a new copy of Woof by Spencer Quinn, I snagged it.  Bowser and his human, Birdie, have just met.  Bowser hasn’t had a good life, but things … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Secrets of Hexbridge Castle by Gabriella Kent

By Awnali Mills Alfie Bloom has just inherited a castle.  That’s pretty cool, and he’s thrilled about it.  Finally, he and his inventor dad can move out of their horrible basement apartment.  Even better, the castle is located in the … Continue reading

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