Children · George Selden · Stand Alone

Mini Review: The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

~Review~ Chester is a Cricket from Connecticut who, after jumping into a picnic basket, is transported all the way to Times Squares, where is he found in a pile of dirt by Mario, a young boy whose parent’s run a newsstand. After a time Chester meets Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse who concoct a plan… Continue reading Mini Review: The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

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