Animals, Book, Romance, Stories, Young Adult/Teen

Otterly Into You by Erin Nicholas

Short and Sweet Karen’s Review I saw Otterly Into You reviewed on Julie Northup’s blog. I liked what I read, so I downloaded it. Good call. I really enjoyed this very short story. It told of the building romance between Knox and Fiona told mainly from his point of view, although later it switched briefly… Continue reading Otterly Into You by Erin Nicholas

Horror, Kindle Unlimited, Psychological, Romance, series, Young Adult/Teen

Infected Water by Alathia Morgan

An Exciting Adventure on the High Seas Karen’s Review It’s been a long while since I read a Zombie book, and this was in the authors newsletter. It’s the first of a series, which is always exciting. It is set in 1912 as the Titanic makes her fateful maiden voyage. There are several main characters,… Continue reading Infected Water by Alathia Morgan

Articles, Young Adult/Teen

Happy Easter!

In the UK, we enjoy a long weekend with Good Friday and Easter Monday being holidays. Years ago, when we worked full time we took off in our touring caravan with our children and their Easter eggs. The weather was often very cold. These days, especially if Easter falls later, it’s warmer. Anglesey where I… Continue reading Happy Easter!

Fantasy, series, Young Adult/Teen

Larougo, Book Two of The Uluru Legacy

Karen’s Magic Review This book was an amazing read. The story built up slowly giving me time to get to know the characters. Too often a book moves forward at such a pace it’s hard to remember who everyone is. Larougo had a lot of characters, but I hardly noticed until now. They blended in… Continue reading Larougo, Book Two of The Uluru Legacy

Book, Novella, science Fiction, series, Young Adult/Teen

Forever Young by Lynette Ferreira

Karen’s Magic Review There are some books that take work to get into. Others, you slide right in. This is the latter. Immediately the story is all there and it grabbed my attention on the opening page. Jacob, who is from another planet, crash lands his capsule on earth where he has been sent on… Continue reading Forever Young by Lynette Ferreira

Book, Novella, Romance, series, Young Adult/Teen

Before the The Glass Slipper by Michelle Deerwester Dalrymple

Karen’s Magic Review I found this at the same time I came across the Cinderella book I read and reviewed earlier. It’s not a retelling-of, which I thought at the time. I hadn’t read the title probably or the description. I only saw the glass slipper and that it was 121 pages long. What a… Continue reading Before the The Glass Slipper by Michelle Deerwester Dalrymple

Fantasy, Young Adult/Teen

Garkin, Book One of The Uluru Legacy

Karen’s Magic Review In my feature Pictures Telling Stories, I give my interpretation of the story I've read. It starts on a plane from America to Australia with Amelia, the main character on her way to see the mother who gave her away at birth. At this point, Amelia has no idea what awaits her,… Continue reading Garkin, Book One of The Uluru Legacy

Book, Young Adult/Teen

YA Literary Fiction From Lorna Schultz Nicholson

When You Least Expect It A change in direction for critically-acclaimed Children and Young Adult author, Lorna Schultz Nicholson Released on November 15th in Print by Red Deer Press How long can Holly keep her secrets? Avid competitive rower Holly is seventeen. There is nothing she wishes for more than to compete in the Olympics.… Continue reading YA Literary Fiction From Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Thriller, Young Adult/Teen

Looking For A Dark Psychological Thriller For A Card Insert or Stocking Stuffer?

I read this book at the beginning of last year. It’s haunting, well written and thoroughly riveting. On offer for just 99p or 99c if you are in the States. To see the original post , follow this link Looking For A Dark Psychological Thriller For A Card Insert or Stocking Stuffer? My Review Or… Continue reading Looking For A Dark Psychological Thriller For A Card Insert or Stocking Stuffer?

Book, Fantasy, Kindle Unlimited, Young Adult/Teen

Exigency by Marnie Cate

Karen’s Magic Review This is the second book in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic series. My review of the first book, Remember is here. This was a truly magically story and in so many different ways. But first, let me go through the picture at the top. The tree is the entry point to… Continue reading Exigency by Marnie Cate