BOOK REVIEW : THE BEAST AND THE BETHANY BY JACK MEGGITT-PHILLIPS, ISABELLE FOLLATH (ILLUSTRATOR)
The Beast And The Bethany is a children's fantasy story by Jack Meggitt-Phillips. I have always enjoyed children's books, especially middle-grade books. They have the power to transport you into a world of fun, adventure, and magic. Simply said, they are your best friend if you are looking for escapism. I loved that this was just the book to take me out of a funk if I was ever in one. A deal with a beast to stay young (sound familiar??), snarky protagonist, and singing parrots. What more do you want?? I don't know how I have managed to find books with similar themes both in YA and adult fantasy…
PRISM BOOK TOURS – BOOK REVIEW : ESME’S GIFT (ESME SERIES #2) BY ELIZABETH FOSTER
Esme's Gift is the second book in the Esme series. This book was so much fun, and I loved reading this. Getting lost in the parallel world of Aeolia was exciting and intriguing. I wanted to see how the series continued from Esme's Wish. It didn't disappoint and delivered a wonderful and enchanting ride through new adventures, uncovering of mysteries from the past, and fascinating fantastical creatures. I had so much fun in joining Esme, Lillian, and Daniel through their school and new missions. Exploration of Esme's gift plays a central role in this book. Esme has protected the Pearl from getting into the wrong hands. Now after rescuing her…
PRISM BOOK TOURS – BOOK REVIEW : ESME’S WISH (ESME SERIES #1) BY ELIZABETH FOSTER
Esme's Wish by Elizabeth Foster is the first book in the Esme Series. This is a vividly original and imaginative story of Esme. Esme is a teenager who goes on to find out the reason behind her mother's disappearance. On this journey, she gets transported into the magical world of Aeolia where she discovers new things that make her question everything she had known about her mother's life. As she gets pulled into the enchanted world she finds new friends she could rely on and new things that cause her to wonder if she knew her mother well. Esme goes onto retrace her mother's steps leading her to the discovery…
BOOK REVIEW : SKY PIRATES : ECHO QUICKTHORN AND THE GREAT BEYOND BY ALEX ENGLISH
Sky Pirates tells us the story of Echo, an 11-year old girl who is taken as a ward by the King of Albion. The story follows her as she explores the castle, gets into trouble for not being the proper lady she is raised to be. Echo finds out some of the secrets kept by the King and decides to find out the truth behind it. During this process, she sets off on an adventure that will change her whole life and her understanding of the world. The story was fun, engaging, and a great time. The pacing was good. We have the plot moving very quickly forward and the…
- ADVENTURE, BOOK BLITZ, BOOK EXCERPT, BOOK PROMOTIONS, BOOK TOUR, CHILDREN'S, FANTASY, FICTION, MIDDLE GRADE
ROCKSTAR BOOK TOURS – BOOK EXCERPT : BRITFIELD & THE LOST CROWN BY C.R.STEWART
Britfield & the Lost Crown is the first book in a thrilling seven-part series for middle school and young adult readers. It will inspire children to engage both their creativity and their critical thinking skills as they encounter actual places, authentic characters, and exciting but realistic events in seventeen action-packed chapters.
BOOK REVIEW : THE SECRET NOTEBOOK BY D A D’AURELIO
The Secret Notebook follows the young protagonist Riley Green. She loves science and makes a lie detector pen to elevate her status in the school where students whose influential parents study. Her lack of confidence and her insecurities about her life is evident in her thought process. Her plan is derailed when her teacher goes missing and leaves her with an important document to protect. The book was a fun ride, with adventure and sleuthing to figure out the culprit who is planning to steal the document. Riley and her friends plan to take out the person. As the story progresses we get to see the kids solve the problem…
ROCKSTAR BOOK TOURS – BOOK PROMO : REBEL IN THE LIBRARY OF EVER BY (REBEL IN THE LIBRARY OF EVER #2) BY ZENO ALEXANDER
Rebel in the Library of Ever continues Zeno Alexander’s acclaimed middle-grade fantasy series with a dangerous takeover of the magical Library as our heroine fights to make knowledge free for everyone.
BOOK REVIEW : SANTIAGO’S ROAD HOME BY ALEXANDRA DIAZ
Santiago's Road Home is a heart wrenching realistic portrayal of several people who get caught at the Mexican-US border. The story helps us understand the struggles and extreme poverty the families are trying to escape. With hopes of new life and dreams of making decent money to support their family, the Mexicans try to cross the border illegally or in some cases request asylum at the border. Regardless of how they enter the families are separated by gender and babies, toddlers, young kids all get separated at the detention center.
BOOK REVIEW : KATARINA BALLERINA BY TILER PECK & KYLE HARRIS
Katarina Ballerina is a cute story written by a professional ballet dancer Tiler Peck and a Broadway & Tv actor Kyle Harris. I loved this story and how wonderfully it was written for young kids. It is an inspiration and an encouragement for young kids who want to follow their passions.
BOOK REVIEW : HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE ( HARRY POTTER #4) BY J.K.ROWLING
The Goblet Of Fire was a fun reread for me just like every other Harry Potter reread. Brought back so many memories and was filled with memories and fun times. I loved every second of it.