Children's Literature · Review · Science Fiction

Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger

Publisher: Amulet Books Pub. Date: 2016 Genre: Science Fiction, Middle Grade Pages: 263 Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars Vanguard One Middle School is hosting the Robot Integration Program. The Robot Integration Program was created to help one robot, Fuzzy, learn to be human without the Pinocchio magic. He writes his own code using “fuzzy”… Continue reading Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

Troll Trouble by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Series: The Spiderwick Chronicles, #2, Part II Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Pub. Date: 2007 Genre: Children’s, Fantasy Pages: 58 Rating: 2 out of 5 Stars Troll Trouble, by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black, is apparently Part II of the second book in the Spiderwick Chronicles, but it’s a special edition. What makes it… Continue reading Troll Trouble by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Field Guide by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Series: The Spiderwick Chronicles, #1 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Pub. Date: 2003 Genre: Children’s, Fantasy Pages: 107 Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars The three Grace children—Mallory, Jared, and Simon—and their mother move to Aunt Lucinda’s house. Mallory, Simon, and Jared uncover a nest of odds and ends and a hidden… Continue reading The Field Guide by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

Synopsis from Goodreads: Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon and made to live in virtual imprisonment on the Isle of the Lost. The island is surrounded by a magical force field that keeps the villains and their descendants safely locked up and away from the mainland. Life… Continue reading The Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

Flunked by Jen Calonita

Synopsis from Goodreads: Would you send a villain to do a hero’s job? An exciting new twisted fairy tale series from award-winning author Jen Calonita. Full of regret, Cinderella’s wicked stepmother, Flora, has founded the Fairy Tale Reform School with the mission of turning the wicked and criminally mischievous into upstanding members of Enchantasia. Impish,… Continue reading Flunked by Jen Calonita

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Synopsis from the Back Cover: In which a witch bewitched the hatter’s daughter—and then some…. Sophie lived in the town of Market Chipping, which was in Ingary, a land in which anything could happen, and often did—especially when the Witch of the Waste got her dander up. Which was often. As her younger sisters set… Continue reading Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani

I’m so sorry about not posting in a long time and not getting the reviews up that I promised to get up. I’ve been busy with school. Better late than never, I guess. Except that I finished this book four months ago. I’m trying to get caught up on reviews, so here’s the review for… Continue reading A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani

Children's Literature · Review · Traditional Fantasy

Flight of the Christmas Witch by Morgan Kostival

Synopsis from Goodreads: FLIGHT OF THE CHRISTMAS WITCH is based on the Italian folktale of La Befana and is presented here as a charming holiday poem. This future classic tells Befana’s story in the style of Clement Clarke Moore’s holiday classic, TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. In this version, Befana provides shelter, and a delicious… Continue reading Flight of the Christmas Witch by Morgan Kostival

Children's Literature · Classics · Modern Fantasy · Review

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Synopsis from the Back Cover: “Come away, come away!” is Peter Pan’s irresistible call to the Darling children — and to generations of readers who have traveled with him to Neverland and all the secret places in a child’s heart. With a magic and emotional appeal unmatched by any other story, Barrie’s Peter Pan speaks… Continue reading Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

Synopsis from Back Cover: This year, best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to discover where all the lost children go: the fabled School for Good and Evil, where boys and girls are trained to be fairy-tale heroes and villains. As the most beautiful girl in Gavaldon, Sophie has dreamed of being kidnapped into an… Continue reading The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani