Alcatraz · Brandon Sanderson · Children

The Scrivener’s Bones (Alcatraz #2) by Brandon Sanderson

~Review~   This is a great addition to the series with a mildly interesting plot and fantastic world-building. The characters are well-developed, the writing is terrific, and I almost entirely love the cover. Plot In The Scrivener’s Bones, Alcatraz finds out that his grandfather has followed his son’s trail to the great Library of Alexandria, so… Continue reading The Scrivener’s Bones (Alcatraz #2) by Brandon Sanderson

Alcatraz · Brandon Sanderson · Children

Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz #1) by Brandon Sanderson

~Review~  I read this book because it is written by Brandon Sanderson, my all-time favorite author, and I knew he was capable of creating some of the most unique and interesting magic systems and worlds that I have read. I wanted to know if he could do it even in a children’s book….and he did!… Continue reading Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz #1) by Brandon Sanderson

Children · Robert C. O'Brien · Stand Alone

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien

~Review~ I love the premise of this story and found it to be very charming and adventurous. The plot was entertaining, the characters were lovable, and the world-building was terrific. This is a highly recommended read for any child who loves suspense and adventure and for those who love anthropomorphic animals. It’s a sweet story… Continue reading Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien