Children's fiction, Comics & Graphic Novel, Historical fiction

The Mermaid in the Millpond by Lucy Strange

I do not read many fiction books that target a younger audience. At least, not in comparison to the rest of the books I do get through in any given year. Surprisingly, many of the ones I have picked up come under the historical fiction category.This is one such book. One point that struck me,… Continue reading The Mermaid in the Millpond by Lucy Strange

Children's fiction, Historical fiction

The Incredible Talking Machine by Jenni Spangler

Illustrator: Chris Mould  I picked up a gothic/historical children's book by this author before. Although I had not enjoyed it completely, it intrigued me. This was enough for me to try out this one when I saw it.I read a few scattered books aimed at a younger audience during any given year, and I try… Continue reading The Incredible Talking Machine by Jenni Spangler