Charming, fun, and magical - FLUNKED is the first book in the middle-grade series called Fairy Tale Reform School. What makes this such a fun series, perfect for young readers who enjoy fairy tales, is the twist where it is the villains (reformed) who are the focus of the story as well as the adorable and impish heroine, 12-year-old Gilly. I couldn't resist an invite to check this series out and I 'm happy that I did as it was a wonderful introduction to author Jen Calonita's writing.Read More
Diverse and beautifully written, The Night Parade offers something wonderful to children's literature.
When I first saw the cover for The Night Parade I fell in love with it. After reading it, I had all those warm satisfied feeling you get from a story well told. A story filled with odd and strange creatures straight from Japanese folklore. Beautiful family traditions blended with dark enchantments, a young heroine, one that is a bit spoiled and self-centered, who ends up on a quest to right a curse she unleashes and along the way discovers the importance of family and honoring traditions.Read More