Secret of the Unicorn Queen

Prior to 5th grade, I hated reading. By the time I entered 6th grade, I loved it. What happened? Mrs. Madigan happened. She read books to us after recess and that was the highlight of my day. She read the Indian in the Cupboard, The Fourth Grade Nothing, and many other books. There was no … Continue reading Secret of the Unicorn Queen

Rebel Mechanics

The novel this week is an alternate history. If you are not familiar with these, they are stories that imagine a 'what if' question which alters historical events and writes the imagined result of that question.  In this case, what if the English nobility had magic in the 1700's when the colonies were supposed to … Continue reading Rebel Mechanics

I am Princess X

This is another Lone Star book.  Next in line for me to read is Rebel Mechanics which is another Lone Star book. Yes, I frequently shop the Lone Star List when looking for a good book to read. I've never read this author before--haven't even heard of her really. Priest usually writes steampunk, mystery, and dark … Continue reading I am Princess X

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

As with all sequels I looked forward to this book with trepidation. I wanted it to be as amazing as all her other Harry Potter novels, but this one was bound to be different. First it is a theatrical script, not a novel. I don't normally read scripts for fun. It would be something refreshingly … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child