Young mouse Calib Christopher dreams of the day when he will become a Knight of Camelot like his father and grandfather before him. For generations, Calib’s family has lived among the mice that dwell beneath the human Knights of the Round Table, defending the castle they all call home. Calib just hopes he will be able to live up to the Christopher name.
Magic is my favorite thing in a story. I get to see how it works in the universe and how it affects the characters. Magic in a modern day world, like the one in A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic, where cell phones and blogs make a regular appearance, always intrigues me. How will magic and technologyContinue reading “A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic ★★★★★”
I have been waiting to get my hands on a copy of this book ever since I heard about it from the author herself. I’m so happy that it’s finally out and that I can review it.
Graphic novels have always had a special place in my heart, and Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier has taken my heart in its adorable fist and crushed it to smithereens. Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn’t happy about leaving her friends forContinue reading “Ghosts ★★★★★”
I’ve been meaning to read more easy readers and middle grade, but I was thoroughly unimpressed with this one. Puddle’s Wonderous Worry Dolls reads like an easy reader but it tried desperately to enter into the heftier realm of middle grade.
It’s pretty much Narnia, and I don’t feel like it’s good Narnia. Three children stumble upon an extraordinary library in an old house. Armed with magical books, and accompanied by an enchanting deerhound, they leave through a door that takes them to a world in the past. Beyond the door, a kingdom is in crisis.Continue reading “The Palace Library ★☆☆☆☆”
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children came out in July of 2011. So I’ve literally waited 4 years to get this book. Let me tell you why: every time I went to the book store I really only had money for one book, a sad, sad, position to be in I assure you. I would invariablyContinue reading “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟”
Josie, Fox, and Mason live in the most haunted town in America, but the only strange things Josie ever saw were the few weird customers that came to her family’s auction house. When they get their hands on a haunted camera that prints pictures of a ghost of the recently deceased local hermit, they areContinue reading “Mothman’s Curse ★☆☆☆☆”
I know that I shamelessly plug my work on this site all the time but now you can too! RRW is opening its doors to new writers! Do you like to write picture books, middle grade, or young adult? Do you love to read and get free books? Enjoy blogging? Social Media? Working with others? ThenContinue reading “Write with Round Robin Writes!”
Can you believe I’m posting even more art? I can! One of the tanks that the Nopetopus visits contains clown fish. When she gets there they are just putting on their make up for the day. Here are some progress images for the clown fish.