Midnight Magic by Avi

Stars: **** This book was read for the Once Upon a Time Challenge Summary: Mangus is under house arrest for confessing to being a magician when he is summoned back to the King. Mangus and his faithful servant Fabrizio are escorted to the castle where Mangus is ordered to free the King’s daughter, Princess Teresina,… Read More »

Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Stars: ***** This book was read for the Once Upon a Time challenge. This is the story of what happened after Cinderella became engaged to Prince Charming. It shows that happy endings aren’t always happy. Although the story of Cinderalla is a young girl’s favourite and young girls like to fantasize about princes and marriage… Read More »

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Stars: **** This book was read for the Once Upon a Time challenge and Book Awards Challenge The story of the Borrowers is quite popular but just incase there are people around that don’t know the story: Summary: Underneath the kitchen floor is the world of the Borrowers – Pod and Homily Clock and their… Read More »

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum

Stars: ***** This book was read for the Book to Movie Challenge. I always loved the movie and I’m glad I read the book. There were some differences like the shoes were silver and not red (ruby) and there were lots of new things like more creatures than the munchkins. It was very creative and… Read More »

The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue

Stars: ***** This is an awesome novel about Changelings. To quote the inside cover:“Inspired by the W. B. Yeats poem that tempts a child from home to the waters and the wild, The Stolen Child is a modern fairy tale narrated by the child Henry Day and his double.” It’s a longer novel at 319… Read More »