Children's fiction

Lost for Words by Aoife Walsh

Although this book is meant for a younger audience but works quite well for someone as old as me! The conversation style is a little choppy, which seemed a bit odd at first, but throughout the book, it turned out to be the main charm of the narration. Dallas messes up in the very first… Continue reading Lost for Words by Aoife Walsh

Children's fiction

The Humiliations of Pipi McGee by Beth Vrabel

It is still up for request till the 17th of Sep 2019 On my rare attempts to read books targeting children younger than high school, I am always glad when I find a gem which I thoroughly enjoy despite being decades older than the characters. This was one such book. Pipi Mcgee wants to leave… Continue reading The Humiliations of Pipi McGee by Beth Vrabel

Children's fiction

The Haunting of Elmwood Manor (Pekin Dewlap Mystery #1) by Pamela McCord

This book had a very large scope of possibilities. The children, (although they are teens and one of them drives, their conversations made me feel like they existed in a separate younger world) have been friends since as far as they can remember. The story jumps right into the premise, providing us with information about… Continue reading The Haunting of Elmwood Manor (Pekin Dewlap Mystery #1) by Pamela McCord