New fantasy series shows promise
Jennifer Minicus | May 20 2016 | comment  
A goblin queen learns that humans are her best allies.

A harmonica that makes more than music
Jennifer Minicus | Mar 29 2016 | comment  
The magic of music changes the lives of several children.

What happens to lost socks?
Jennifer Minicus | Dec 18 2015 | comment  
The answer is stranger than you think.

Revenge-seeking ghosts steal ship from museum
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 10 2015 | comment  
Lewis has unexpected roommates.

Not all popular books are worthwhile
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 4 2015 | comment  
Best-selling fantasy story falls short.

Boy’s imagination opens mysterious gate
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 23 2015 | comment  
Teddy has a vivid imagination.

Cursed knight rescues damsel in distress
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 11 2015 | comment  
A quick summer read.

Giant rats capture New Yorker
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 5 2015 | comment  
Gregor had no idea there was another world underground.

The book was better than the movie
Jane Fagan | Jul 15 2015 | comment  
Two movie versions fail to capture Roald Dahl's story.

Life is nothing but a board game
Tim Golden | Jun 24 2015 | comment  
A cross between science fiction and fantasy.

Feminists accuse author of mysogyny
Jane Fagan | Jun 17 2015 | comment  
Roald Dahl claimed that all witches are women.

The New York Times compared this book to the Narnia series
Jennifer Minicus | Jun 8 2015 | comment  
No lion, no wardrobe and no allegory.

Affirmation empowers
Jennifer Minicus | May 1 2015 | comment  
A young elf proves that compassion is stronger than any weapon.

Djinni, magic and revenge, part 2
Tim Golden | Feb 27 2015 | comment  
The Bartimaeus Trilogy's middle book.

Cat helps boy overcome dyslexia
Jennifer Minicus | Feb 23 2015 | comment  
Abby and Ben love the misfit animals in their grandfather's barn.

A series for readers not ready for Harry Potter
Jennifer Minicus | Feb 2 2015 | comment  
A typical beginner series from Scholastic Books.

An audition for life
Tim Golden | Nov 17 2014 | comment  
Children travel to a fantasy island to develop life skills.

Friendly ghosts
Jennifer Minicus | Oct 3 2014 | comment  
Toseland did not expect to find playmates in his great-grandmother's mansion.

Angels among us
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 14 2014 | comment  
Vero discovers he is not really human.

Imaginative book for mature readers to be released this month
Jane Fagan | Aug 11 2014 | comment  
A story of quest and fantasy.

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