Monthly Archives: August 2019

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Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran

This reviewer will admit to having studied Latin (and consequently old Rome) for five years between high school and college. During that time I found Roman history interesting. Period. But Michelle Moran picks up the story in the years after Julius Caesar and Marc Antony. Told from the point of view of Kleopatra Selene, we [...]

By |2019-08-31T16:51:26+00:00August 31st, 2019|Book Reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hidden Scales by A.M. Robin (Book Review)

When she first notices the silvery scales on her foot, eleven-year-old Mira panics. It’s bad enough that some of her classmates call her ‘Toad’ and treat her with disdain. If they see her scaly foot, they will become merciless. But when her true friend Peter notices the funny rash on Mira’s foot, an ancient curse [...]

By |2019-08-13T16:15:40+00:00August 13th, 2019|YA Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Dreaded Groak by Peta Lemon (Book Review)

Told in the lyrical voice of children’s author Peta Lemon, The Dreaded Groak: Overcoming prejudice and discrimination follows a young rat named Hazel as he learns to make his way into the world. Hazel’s first thought is to stay with his brother who shuns him. After a day out in the world where Hazel meets [...]

By |2019-08-10T18:42:31+00:00August 10th, 2019|Children's Book Review, Uncategorized|0 Comments