Harry Kruize, Born to Lose

by Paul Collins Ford Street Publishing 2017 224 pp paperback $17.95 ISBN 9781925272628 This is the story of a teenage boy’s struggle with a school bully and explores the importance of family and good friends. The title is a little misleading but the story shows that even though your world might be in disarray sometimes … Continue reading Harry Kruize, Born to Lose

Undercover Princess (The Rosewood Chronicles)

by Connie Glynn Puffin/Penguin 2017 288 pp pb $22.99 ISBN 9780141387567 A princess and a girl who would like to be royalty swap identities when they enter the elite Rosewood school. Sounds like fun, right? I thought so after enjoying the best-selling, “The Selection” by Kiera Cass. As I read, my first impression was that Undercover Princess … Continue reading Undercover Princess (The Rosewood Chronicles)

The Book of Dust: Volume One – La Belle Sauvage

by Philip Pullman David Fickling Books 2017 paperback 448 pp $32.99 ISBN 9780857561084 If, like me, you’ve ever logged on to J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore site to check out what animal your patronus would be, my guess is that you’d love the world Phillip Pullman created as the setting for The Book of Dust - La … Continue reading The Book of Dust: Volume One – La Belle Sauvage