Preach My Gospel

A handbook for missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.I use this blog to review books but also to track all the books I read during the year.Since I have 3 boys I hope will one day serve missions I read through Preach My … [Continue reading]

Aurthur and the Minimoys by Luc Besson

Deep underground, the Minimoys are waiting . . . for a champion.Arthur's grandfather disappeared four years ago. All he left behind are his notebooks full of stories about the Minimoys, a miniature people who are all less than one inch tall!But the … [Continue reading]

The Aristobrats by Jennifer Solow

Parker Bell has been waiting her whole life for Eighth Grade – she’s finally at the very top of the populadder at Wallingford Academy and her Facebook Friend count has never been higher. A second generation Wally (what most people call an … [Continue reading]

Keys to the Demon Prison by Brandon Mull

Since ancient times, the great demon prison Zzyzx has protected the world from the most dangerous servants of darkness, including Gorgrog, the Demon King. After centuries of plotting, the Sphinx is on the verge of recovering the five artifacts … [Continue reading]

Violet Wings by Victoria Hanley

Orphaned fairy Zaria Tourmaline has always been told that her parents were killed by humans after taking an ordinary portal to Earth. Three years after their disappearance, Zaria finally turns twelve, and her inborn magic rises into being. But no … [Continue reading]

E.S. Pete: Sixth Grade Sense by Arnold Rudnick

Pete figured there would be a lot of reading in sixth grade, but he didn't count on adding the minds of his teachers and classmates to the list. Knowing what they think can be helpful sometimes, but it can also get complicated -- ESPecially when Pete … [Continue reading]

Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale

Escaping from the enchanted tree where Mother Gothel imprisoned her, Rapunzel sets off alone through the ghost towns and Badlands of Gothel’s Reach. She is determined to find Gothel’s Villa and teach Mother Gothel a long-overdue lesson for her years … [Continue reading]

Hurricane Mia by Donna Marie Seim

Mia's entire summer is ruined! First, she learns that her mom is sick. Then, she and her younger brother Jack are whisked away to their grandparents' home on a remote island in the Caribbean. Mia is furious until she meets Neisha, an island girl, who … [Continue reading]

The Versatile Blogger

Danya at A Tapestry of Words awarded me the Versatile Blogger Award. The rules for this award are:Thank and link back to the person who gave you this award.Share 7 things about yourself. Pass the award along to 15 bloggers who you have recently … [Continue reading]

Diary of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures … [Continue reading]