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Tag: middle grade
The Way Past Winter
It had a fairy tale feel to it, something atmospheric in a sense, that made reading it not feel like a child’s tale, but more a cozy story you’d sit next to a fire while listening to it being told to you.
Furthermore – A deliciously colorful Alice in Wonderland retelling
A captivatingly colorful and whimsical retelling of Alice in Wonderland, Furthermore pushes the boundaries of imaginative and intriguing.
Small Spaces: pleasant middle grade read
This was a pleasant middle grade read! Though the premise, strange old ghost-like creature controlling scarecrows, seems ordinary, the writing made the book.
Silverswift – Middle Grade Mermaid Fantasy
It's one of those books that, if you give it a chance and get back into the mindset of a young girl, will transport you to another world where your days are carefree and magic is still real.
Persian Necromancer in Tahereh Mafi’s Whichwood
Based more on Persian folklore, Whichwood tells the story of Layla, a mordeshoor who washes the dead and sends their spirits off to the next world. And by washing the dead, I mean that she washes the bodies in a tub, hangs them on a clothesline to dry, and then plucks a rose petal out of her mouth.
Mistlyn Chapter One
A few months ago, I mentioned my book Mistlyn on Wattpad. In the last few weeks, I've been editing it and getting it ready to send out to beta readers, and then, to agents. The only way thirteen-year-old Mistlyn can bring her dead village back to life is by going with a conniving Jinn to … Continue reading Mistlyn Chapter One