Book Review

Boxers – Gene Luen Yang

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang My rating: 4 of 5 stars Boxers is the first of a two-part graphic novel series by Gene Luen Yang about the Boxer Rebellion in China. Although it is historical fiction, it has a hint of fantasy to it where the reader has to suspend their disbelief in order to… Continue reading Boxers – Gene Luen Yang

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A Boy Called Bat – Elana K. Arnold

A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold My rating: 4 of 5 stars A Boy Called Bat is a children’s chapter book about a boy that tries to convince his veterinarian mom to let him keep the skunk kit that she rescued. It is a very simple storyline without much to make it stand… Continue reading A Boy Called Bat – Elana K. Arnold

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Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aurora Rising is the first book in a new series from co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. They wrote my favourite science fiction series, Illuminae, so I was quite excited to see what adventures they take readers on next. Aurora Rising is set in… Continue reading Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

5 Star Reads, Book Review

Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson is a beautifully written world that will appeal to book lovers and make you want to live in its rich depths. It is a world in which certain books are magical, called grimoires, and are capable of… Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson