Bran Hambric: The Fairfield Curse by Kaleb Nation

Stars: ***1/2 This review is a part of the Bran Hambric Book Blog Tour. Summary: Bran Hambric was found locked in a bank vault at six years old in a city where magic is banned, with no memory of his past. For years, he has lived with one of the bankers, wondering why he was… Read More »

The Ark, The Reed, & The Fire Cloud by Jenny L. Cote

Stars: ****1/2 I received this book for review from the author. I’ve already blogged about this book/author here and here. That first link also provides a full description of the book. If you aren’t Christian, I want to warn you that you will see words such as Biblical and Noah’s Ark but let me just… Read More »

The Hidden Folk: Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies, and Other Secret Beings by Lise Lunge-Larsen

Stars: *** This book contains one story for each being, with the exception of the Flower Fairies who have two stories. Also covered are Gnomes, Hill Folk, Elves, Dwarves, Water Horses, River Sprites and Selkies. Before each story is a few paragraphs about the magical being including where the name comes from other names for… Read More »

Dragons by Lucille Recht Penner

Stars: **** Illustrated by Peter Scott This book was read (in June) for the Here Be Dragons Challenge This is a full-colour chapter book for kids, which is a part of the Stepping Stones-Fantasy series. It is all about the history of dragons all around the world, what we thought they looked like, how they… Read More »

The Book of Dragons by E. Nesbit

Stars: ****1/2 This book was read for the Here Be Dragons Challenge, Initials Challenge and the Spring Reading Thing 2008. This is the first book by Edith Nesbit I’ve read although there is at least one more I’m planning to read this year. This book was first published in the year 1900. This book is… Read More »

Falcon and the Charles Street Witch by Luli Gray

Stars: *** This book was read for the Here Be Dragons and Once Upon a Time challenges. This book was not as good as first one. Toody falls out of plane and Falcon jumps out after him. Falcon survives, but what about toody? Dirus Horribilus, an old dragon takes Falcon to save Toody. That’s the… Read More »

Falcon’s Egg by Luli Gray

Stars: **** This book was read for the Here Be Dragons and Once Upon a Time Challenges. The title is a little misleading because it make you think the egg belongs to a falcon bird. However in this case, the girl’s name is Falcon and the egg she finds is that of a dragon! I… Read More »