Karen Foxlee has written a stunning modern-day fairy tale inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen classic: The Snow Queen. When eleven-year-old Ophelia discovers a boy locked in a forgotten room of a museum, she stumbles upon long forgotten secrets and an evil she can defeat only if she believes in …

With main characters named Freak, River and Fiona how can you go wrong? You can’t. Henry Clark has created a fun, zany adventure that just begs for a sequel. When three twelve -year olds find a sofa on the curb near their school bus stop they assume it’s junk. But …

Reading THE TIME OF THE FIREFLIES by Kimberly Griffiths Little is like eating comfort food. Think brownies just out of the oven. It’s a wonderful mix of favorite middle grade fiction themes: a curse, time travel and coming of age all wrapped up in mystery flavored by its setting: Louisiana. …

The Nightingale’s Nest by Nikki Loftin has been called a powerful retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Nightingale, but calling it that doesn’t do it justice. First off, it isn’t exactly a fairy tale and second, it isn’t a retelling of the Andersen classic. The two stories have very little …