Book Review : A Dolphin Wish

Book Review : A Dolphin Wish

April 7, 2022

A Dolphin Wish is book 2 in the Glimmer Girls series and this story focuses on Mia Glimmer. Mia has a twin sister, Maddie and a younger sister Lulu. Her mother is the famous singer, Gloria Glimmer and the girls often travel with their mother to her concerts. They have a nanny, Miss Julia and…

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by Susan Barnes
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Book Review : London Art Chase

Book Review : London Art Chase

March 10, 2022

London Art Chase is book 1 in the Glimmer Girls series and focuses on Maddie Glimmer. Maddie has a twin sister, Mia and a younger sister Lulu. Her mother is the famous singer, Gloria Glimmer and the girls often travel with their mother to her concerts. They have a nanny, Miss Julia and the girls’…

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Book Review : How to be me

Book Review : How to be me

December 9, 2021

While I enjoyed, How to be me by Cath Howe, I felt it lack the depth and originality of Cath Howe’s first novel, Ella on the Outside. The plot for How to be me is a well-used one. A child, in this case, Lucas, finds it difficult to fit in socially but unexpectedly finds a…

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Book Review : The Grand Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

Book Review : The Grand Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

November 25, 2021

The Grand Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler is the story of Henry’s summer holiday at the beach with his family when he is 8 years old. Henry begins the holiday with much trepidation. He had received a new bike for Christmas without training wheels and is nervous about riding it. He is also worried about…

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Book Review : Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche

Book Review : Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche

November 11, 2021

I was delighted to discover that author Nancy Springer has written another book in the Enola Holmes series entitled, Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche. It’s the seventh in the series. In a clever touch, the prologue and epilogue are written from Sherlock Holmes’ point of view. The prologue is a good way of bringing…

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