Category Archives: Magic

The Merciless Ones by Namina Forma

The Merciless Ones by Namina Forma. Penguin Random House, 2022. 9781984848727  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Deka has done it: she has awakened … Continue reading

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Into the Glades by Laura Sebastian

Into The Glades by Laura Sebastian. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593429587  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Larkin and Cordelia grew up together.  They support … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Turned Children Into Birds by David Almond,  illustrated by Laura Carlin

The Woman Who Turned Children Into Birds by David Almond,  illustrated by Laura Carlin. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536219968 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens

Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2023. 9781665916226 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 4/4/23) Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Since the loss of … Continue reading

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A Darkening of Dragons by S.A. Patrick, illustrated by George Ermos

A Darkening of Dragons (Songs of Magic 1) by S. A. Patrick, illustrated by George Ermos. Peachtree, 2022. 9781682633762 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells, illustrated by Brittany Bonds

Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells (with Stephanie Smith),  illustrated by Brittany Bonds. Random House, 2022. 9780593379271 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction with a bit … Continue reading

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Garlic & the Witch by Bree Paulsen

Garlic & the Witch by Bree Paulsen. Quill Tree Books, 2022. 9780062995117 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? A kind ‘ingredient witch’ named … Continue reading

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Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston

Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston. Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780062975195 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Amari fans rejoice! The young … Continue reading

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Best Wishes by Sarah Mlynowski

Best Wishes by Sarah Mlynowski. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338628258 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 9/6/22) Genre: Magical realism What did you like about the book? Fifth grader Becca has been … Continue reading

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Star Knights by Kay Davault

Star Knights by Kay Davault. RH Graphic, 2022. 9780593303658 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Tad the frog and his friend the … Continue reading

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