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Mini-Review // The Strangers (Greystone Secrets #1)

The Greystone kids thought they knew. Chess has always been the protector over his younger siblings, Emma loves math, and Finn does what Finn does best—acting silly and being adored. They’ve been a happy family, just the three of them and their mom. But everything changes when reports of three kidnapped children—who share the same… Continue reading Mini-Review // The Strangers (Greystone Secrets #1)

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Mini-Review // Chasing Secrets

San Francisco, 1900. The Gilded Age. A fantastic time to be alive for lots of people . . . but not thirteen-year-old Lizzie Kennedy, stuck at Miss Barstow’s snobby school for girls. Lizzie’s secret passion is science, an unsuitable subject for finishing-school girls. Lizzie lives to go on house calls with her physician father. On… Continue reading Mini-Review // Chasing Secrets

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Mini-Review // The Mysterious Benedict Society

ARE YOU A GIFTED CHILD Looking for special opportunities? When this peculiar ad appears in the newspaper, dozens of children enrol to take a series of mysterious, mind-bending tests. (And you, dear listener, can test your wits right alongside them.) But in the end just four very special children will succeed. Their challenge: to go… Continue reading Mini-Review // The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Mini-Review // Amina’s Voice

Amina has never been comfortable in the spotlight. She is happy just hanging out with her best friend, Soojin. Except now that she’s in middle school everything feels different. Soojin is suddenly hanging out with Emily, one of the “cool” girls in the class, and even talking about changing her name to something more “American.”… Continue reading Mini-Review // Amina’s Voice

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Mini-Review // Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Morrigan Crow may have defeated her deadly curse, passed the dangerous trials and joined the mystical Wundrous Society, but her journey into Nevermoor and all its secrets has only just begun. And she is fast learning that not all magic is used for good.Morrigan Crow has been invited to join the prestigious Wundrous Society, a… Continue reading Mini-Review // Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

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Mini-Review // The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor #1)

Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she's blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange… Continue reading Mini-Review // The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor #1)